Firebreak Services training courses range from basic to intermediate wildfire fighting, prescribed burning and fire prevention.
The training includes the factors affecting fire behaviour and the best tools and techniques to use in different situations including the use of various firefighting equipment such as heather beaters, ATV mounted fogging units and the advantages and disadvantages of helicopter support.
Training Courses Available
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
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
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.