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.

Training Calendar 2022

Month Day Activity Instructors
Feb 1st General Meeting Taylor / Shane
8th Equipment Check / Hose Work Main. Team
15th Foam + Fire Overrun  Neenan
20th Closed Relay Pumping Hartley
March 1st Knots and Ladder Work  Gallimore
8th Structure + Fire Hose Set-up  Wiggins
15th
22nd Car Fire + radio Hartley
27th Visit to Bega Fire Control / BVOS Sheehan
April 5th AF / Weather / Fire Behaviour / McArthur Meter  Smith
24th Draughting From Static Water Supply Gallimore
Annual General Meeting Taylor / Shane
May 3rd Kianinny Cabins – Pumping and Size Up  Gallimore
10th Mapping + Navigation Neenan
17th Structural Fire Simulation - Primary School Wiggins
24th
29th Neenan
June 7th First Aid + Resuscitation + AED  Shane
14th Equipment Check Main. Team
21st Compartment Fires - Ventilation  Hartley
26th Smoke House Hydraulic Venting  Manning / Renwick
July 19th General Meeting Taylor / Shane
24th Mapping/Route Planning Neenan
Aug 2nd Comms / ITASC Scenarios  Hartley
9th Crew Leader Scenarios (Sit Reps) / Radio Wiggins
16th
23rd
28th Mapping + Navigation + Radio  (Orienteering) Neenan
Sep 6th
13th
20th
25th Foam + Fire Overrun  Robbards
Oct 11th General Meeting Taylor / Shane
18th
25th MVA Scenario + Foam  Smith / Robbards
30th Asbestos Awareness Hartley
Nov 8th
15th
22nd First Aid + Resuscitation + AED  Shane
27th Gas Attack Wiggins / Hartley
Dec 6th Equipment Check Main. Team
13th