Fire Fighter Q File_Version7 With Comments.pdf

Fire – fighter

  • Job DescriptionThe Fire-fighter, also known as fireman, rescues and mitigates emergency and fire situations, by using appropriate fire-fighting equipments and safety devices. The Fire-fighter extinguishes fire, rescues trapped personnel and responds to various manmade and natural disasters.
  • Originally Approved
  • Last Revised
  • Code2019/WC/MEPSC/03112
  • SectorOffice Administration & Facility Management
  • NSQF LevelLevel 5
  • Notional Hours620
  • Accrediting BodiesManagement &Entrepreneurship and Professional Skills Council (MEPSC)
  • Certifying BodiesManagement &Entrepreneurship and Professional Skills Council (MEPSC)
  • Proposed Occupation


  • International Comparability

    Comparability not yet established.

  • Progression Pathway

    This entry should refer to one or more of the
    - access to other qualifications at the same NSQF level –Lead
    - access to related qualification(s) at the next NSQF level – Fire

  • Planned arrangements for RPL


  • Qualification File Fire Fighter Q File_Version7 With Comments.pdf
  • Supporting Documents
  • Formal structure of the qualification
    Title of unit or other component Estimated size (Hours) Level
    MEP/N7301 Identify type of fire and response required 85 5
    MEP/N7302 Carry out firstaid fire fighting using portable extinguishers 70 5
    MEP/N7303 Respond to the fire incidents using firefighting systems 55 5
    MEP/N7304 Carry out rescue operation and administer medical first-aid 90 5
    MEP/N7305 Inspect installed fire safety equipment and systems for operational readiness 55 5
    MEP/N7306 Maintain health and safety of self and others 90 5
    MEP/N7307 Work effectively as a Fire-fighter 75 5
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