TATHRA RURAL FIRE BRIGADE

Brigade Training

Fighting fires and all other operations performed by Tathra fire brigade require skill and knowledge about equipment, fire behaviour, safety, team work and much more. It is important that these skills and this knowledge is kept current.

The Brigade meets Tuesday at 1800 hrs to conduct regular training for members to keep their skills at operational level. Refer to the Calendar below for more information or talk to the  Training Officer .

Month Day Activity Aimed At Instructors
Feb 1st General Meeting All Taylor / Shane
8th Equipment Check / Hose Work All Main. Team
15th Foam + Fire Overrun  VF and AF M Neenan
20th Portable Pumping A Wiggins
March 1st Knots and Ladder Work  BF and VF R Gallimore
8th Structure + Fire Hose Set-up  VF and AF A Wiggins
15th
22nd Car Fire + Grass Fire BF and VF M Neenan
27th
April 5th Attending an Incident BF and AF A Wiggins
24th Draughting From Static Water Supply BF and AF R Gallimore
26th Annual General Meeting All Taylor / A Shane
May 3rd Kianinny Cabins – Pumping and Size Up  AF and CL
10th Mapping + Navigation AF M Neenan
17th Structural Fire Simulation - Preparation VF and CL A Wiggins
24th Equipment Check All Main. Team
29th Structural Fire Simulation - Primary School BF, AF and CL L Hartley
June 7th First Aid + Resuscitation + AED  All A Shane
14th Weather / Fire Behaviour / McArthur Meter AF G Smith
21st Compartment Fires - Ventilation  VF L Hartley
26th Weather / Fire Behaviour / McArthur Meter AF A Wiggins
28th Tathra Hotel AFA walk - through CL A Wiggins
July 19th General Meeting All A. Taylor / A. Shane
24th Mapping/Route Planning AF and CL M Neenan
Aug 2nd Refresh Activ App All A Wiggins
9th Radio Use All L Hartley
16th Comms / ITASC Scenarios  AF and CL L Hartley
23rd Crew Leader Scenarios (Sit Reps) / Radio CL L Hartley
30th Radio Messaging / Firecom All L Hartley
Sep 6th Foam + Fire Overrun  All M Robbards
13th Branch / Hose Stream Practice BF and VF L Hartley
20th
25th
Oct 11th General Meeting All Taylor / Shane
18th Draughting From Static Water Supply BF L. Hartley
25th First Aid + Resuscitation + AED  All A Shane
Nov 1st MVA Scenario + Foam  All G Smith / M Robbards
8th
15th All
22nd All
27th Asbestos Awareness All L Hartley
Dec 6th Closed Relay Pumping AF and CL L Hartley
13th Equipment Check All Main. Team