Below is a list of some of the course open to Firefighters. Where appropriate the pre-requisites for the course have been identified.

BFF1 - Basic Firefighting 1
This is the introdcutory course for all new CFS Members, providing basic knowledge and skills. This course has a number of units which are Nationally Accredited under the Public Safety Competency Standard - this means that should brigade member transfer interstate and wish to join a fire service then a number of their units (training competencies) will be automatically recognised.

BFF1 Overview


Rural Fire Suppression
This is a Nationally Accredited course dealing with the Responding to Wildfires. The course forms part of the Certificate III in Public Safety (Firefighting Operations or Firefighting and Emergency Operations)

Suppress Wildfire Overview


Operate Breathing Apparatus Open Circuit (PUAFIR207B)
This course provides the knowledge and skills necessary for fire fighters to wear and operate a Compressed Air Breathing Apparatus. It includes knowledge and skills of the operation of a set and application in the use of CABA in heat and reduced visibility conditions.

OBAOC Overview


Road Accident Rescue
This course provides firefighters with the knowledge and skills to operate as a Road Crash Rescue operator. A significant part of the knowledge component of this course is home based.

RCR Overview


Map Reading
This course provides firefighters with basic map reading skills and is a pre-requisite for the Intro to GPS Course. This unit also forms part of the Nationally Accredited course - Navigate in Urban and Rural Environments.This session is usually 3 hours in duration.

Map Reading Overview


Intro to GPS
This course provides firefighters with basic GPS Skills based on the Garmin 76 GPS unit. Map Reading is a pre-requisite for this course. This unit also forms part of the Nationally Accredited course - Navigate in Urban and Rural Environments. This session is between 2 1/2 -3 hours in duration.

Intro to GPS Overview