This document is for people who are required to use hand operated ignition equipment for burning vegetation fuels. It is for situations where: the ignition operation is simple, the level of risk, complexity and fire behaviour is low and the operator is under direct supervision.
On completion of learning you should be able to:
Prepare ignition devices and ancillary equipment for use at vegetation fires
Apply ignition devices following specified firing plans
The nominal/notional/guided learning hours for this unit is 20 – 30 hours.