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Oxbridge Academy Short Course Certificate: Basic Fire Fighting


This Oxbridge Academy Short course in basic fire fighting is aligned with the two unit standards, perform basic fire fighting and applying fire fighting techniques. This course is offered, assessed, and certificated by Oxbridge Academy. Although this course is not accredited it has been verified by SAIOSH and has been awarded with 5 CPD points from SAIOSH.

A qualified learner will be able to:

  • Identify different types of fires.
  • Explain and practice fire prevention
  • Operate basic fire fighting equipment
  • Perform basic fire fighting procedures
Course code:


Accreditation status:

This is a non-accredited Short Learning Programme.

Course duration:

6 months

Entry requirements:

No Matric. 16 years and older.

Subjects covered:
  • Basic Fire Fighting
Assessment and award:
  • Students are required to complete 1 assignment.
  • There are no exams for this course.

Upon completion of this course, students will be awarded an Oxbridge Academy Short Course Certificate: Basic Fire Fighting from Oxbridge Academy endorsed by Saiosh with 5 CPD points.

Additional Information:

CPD (Continuing Professional Development) refers to tracking and documenting training hours and acquiring additional skills, knowledge, and experience beyond on-the-job training.

Why are CPD points important?
CPD benefits both employees and employers in career and professional development. Employees who undertake CPD-accredited courses, like those offered by Oxbridge Academy, gain improved skills, career progression opportunities, negotiation support for pay raises, up-to-date knowledge, enhanced credibility, recognised qualifications, and a commitment to lifelong learning.

CPD courses help employers maintain legal compliance, equip employees to handle change, offer flexible training schedules, achieve business goals, maintain high standards, translate knowledge into best practices, promote knowledge sharing, reduce staff turnover, and build a skilled workforce for success.



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