RIIERR201D Conduct fire team operations

Information about the course:

This unit describes a participant’s skills and knowledge required to conduct fire team operations within the Resources and Infrastructure Industries.

This unit is appropriate for those working in operational roles.

No licensing or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.


There are no prerequisites for this course.

Target audience:

Those who are working in a mine rescue unit working as part of an Emergency Rescue Team.

Award issued:

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the statement of attainment for: 

  • RIIERR201D Conduct fire team operations

Course duration:

  • Option 1 Full course: 23 hours face-to-face training
  • Option 2 Flexible delivery: 15 hours face-to-face training
  • Option 3 Refresher course: 6 hours face-to-face training

Pre course study options:

There is no pre-course study for this course.

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RIIERR201D Conduct fire team operations - How will I be assessed for this course?

The following assessment tasks are required for this course:

  • Theory Questions consisting of multiple choice and short answer questions
  • Performance Tasks
  • Simulated Practical Scenarios

RIIERR201D Conduct fire team operations - Where can I access the training package?

You can access a copy of the training package here

RIIERR201D Conduct fire team operations - What skills and knowledge will I get from this course?

Performance Evidence

locates and applies relevant documentation, policies and procedures to conduct fire team operations

implements requirements, procedures and techniques for the safe, effective conducting of fire team operations including:

  • identifying and apply hazard and potential hazard procedures
  • applying technical fire operational information
  • applying isolation and tagging procedures
  • selecting and wearing appropriate protective clothing and appliances
  • identifying hazardous situation required responses
  • applying evacuation procedures
  • applying fire fighting techniques

works effectively with others to undertake and complete the conducting of fire team operations that meets all of the required outcomes including:

  •  working as part of a team
  • using a range of communications techniques and equipment to convey information to others
  • maintaining written and verbal reporting requirements and procedures
  • communicating to confirm work/plans/specifications
  • applying decision making and troubleshooting techniques

demonstrates completion of conducting fire team operations that safely, effectively and efficiently meets all of the required outcomes on more than one (1) occasion including:

  • fighting or containing fires including:
  1. selecting appliances and equipment appropriate to the fire circumstances
  2. continually monitor conditions in the fire area and modify firefighting techniques/applications
  3. communicating with team members
  •  finalising operations including:
  1. Isolating, roping-off, securing and monitoring fire area
  • avoiding fire recurrence by:
  1. watering
  2. raking down
  3. chemical application

 Knowledge Evidence

  • legislative and site rules
  • causes, characteristics, hazards and responses to the types of fire
  • site gases and characteristics
  • basic site geology and survey information related to fire operations
  • basic building structural information related to fire operations
  • fire fighting equipment
  • fire fighting techniques
  • isolation and tagging procedures
  • basic teamwork
  • critical situation dynamics and control
  • communication and reporting procedures
  • initial response First Aid