Principles of Fire Science

NZQA Unit Standard 4647


Successful trainees receive:

  • NZQA Unit Standard 4647 - Explain principles of fire science

Please Note: This course is run in conjunction with NZQA Unit Standard 3271 -Suppress fire with hand extinguishers and fixed hose reels

Course Duration




Course Overview

People credited with this unit standard are able to demonstrate knowledge of the basic principles of the chemistry of fire and the basic principles of the physics of fire. This unit standard is primarily for personnel whose duties involve fire and rescue response in the workplace and will also be relevant to other learners who anticipate the need to use hand-held fire extinguishers in industrial or domestic situations.