Firebreak - Fire Education

Towards the end of last year most of our students took part in firebreak1Firebreak - Fire Education run by Essex County Fire & Rescue Service.

All students that took part achieved an AQA qualification in Community Firefighting Skills Training Course which ensures the student has:

Demonstrated the ability to

  1. Follow oral words of command during fire fighting exercises
  2. Take responsibility for carrying out mess duties on one day of the course
  3. Work as a member of a team to co-operatively complete three set tasks safely, ie use a hose, use a ladder, carry out a search and rescure exercisefirebreak2

Shown knowledge of

  1. The DR. ABC basic first aid checklist, ie Danger, Response, Airway, Breathing, Circulation
  2. At least three safety issus when approaching road traffic accidents
  3. At least three consequences of fire-relates anti-social behaviour

About Firebreak

  • 5 day course carried out during the school term
  • Teaches you all about thefirebreak3 fire service and what we do.
  • You will be expected to do hose running, ladder pitching, pumping, breathing apparatus search and rescue, team building exercises, first aid, consequences of your actions and so much more.
  • Receive an AQA award
  • The final day of the course involves your pass out where you can demonstrate your skills to friends and family.