Prescribed Burning Training

Prescribed Burning

A course Firebreak Services Ltd course aimed to assist gamekeepers, foresters and conservation workers with the safe use of fire in prescribed burning (Muirburn) operations.

It covers:

  • risk assessments
  • fire behaviour and fire effects
  • developing a fire prescription
  • burn planning
  • ignition patterns to limit fire intensity
  • burn day tasks
  • fire control equipment and contingency plans in case a fire escapes control.

Basic Wildfire Fighting

Basic Wildfire Fighting

A well established Lantra training course aimed at helping individuals control wildfires in heather, grass, woodland safely.

The course covers:

  • personal safety
  • fire behaviour
  • tools and tactics
  • rural fire groups and working with Fire and Rescue Services.

The course is aimed at everyone who works in rural areas, from all backgrounds.

Training For Supervisors

Wildfire Management for Supervisors

The aim of this Firebreak Services Ltd course is to develop fire management skills, including: pre-fire planning and the management of wildfire suppression operations.

The course has a significant health and safety element and assists supervisors with:

  • fire plans and maps
  • interpretation of fire danger rating information
  • fire behaviour and suppression strategies
  • resource selection and allocation
  • efficient use of helicopters
  • The Incident Command System (ICS).

The course is aimed at supervisors and managers who have management responsibility in land based organisations.