First intervention team members

General · Safety · Classroom · Certificate: Aviato Academy

Training information

  • Length of training: 1 day
  • Language: Dutch or French
  • Certification: After the training, you will be given a certificate of participation.
  • Previous knowledge required: None
  • Price: € 270 (VAT excluded)

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Target Audience

  • This training is aimed at first responders from private companies and public institutions.


  • Becoming aware of the importance of fire prevention in everyday life.
  • Acting quickly and efficiently in the event of a fire
  • Being able to recognise the first intervention tools and using them correctly.
  • Being aware of the dangers of fire and fires.
  • Estimating the possibilities of a first intervention.
  • To acquire basic theoretical knowledge about fire.

Course content


  • Knowing the role and mission of an emergency response team in starting and fighting a fire and its daily preventive tasks.
  • To get an idea of the number and frequency of fires in Belgium
  • Know what to do in case of fire and in what order
  • Knowing the consequences of exposure to smoke and the dangers resulting from it
  • To know the elements necessary to have a fire.
  • Knowledge of the different fuels and their properties
  • Acquiring knowledge of fire causes and the related fire prevention measures.
  • Knowledge of rules to prevent the start, development and spread of fire.
  • Ability to recognise extinguishing agents and to choose the most efficient extinguishing agent according to the type of fire.


  • Use of a wet mop, fire blanket, demonstration of incorrect use of water.
  • Demonstration of the use and functions of first aid equipment: CO2 – powder – water & additive – fire reel.
  • Explanation of the technique for opening a door safely + demonstration.
  • Demonstration of the use and functions of fire hose reels
  • Being able to extinguish an electrical appliance in all safety.
  • Individual fire extinguisher exercise – Practice of correct and safe use
  • Scenario of a fire in a room: opening the door; assessing the fire; ensuring a free escape route; extinguishing the fire; closing the door; organising evacuation: Evacuation in group in case of flames and smoke; to be able to estimate the difficulty of an evacuation with limited visibility. Practising the technique of moving in group.

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