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Welcome to Fire Training Online

  • Fire Training Online is managed by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning Victoria (DELWP) to make available to staff a range of online training courses. The site is managed by DELWP on behalf of a number of portfolio partner agencies including Parks Victoria, VicForests and Melbourne Water.

    We strive to conduct our learning and assessment programs using various techniques enabling participants to develop the required knowledge and skills for a number of fire and emergency management roles.

Available Courses

  • PLEASE NOTE: As of 02/11/2015 - Access to this version of the Basic Wildfire Awareness (BWA) course is only for enrolments for "EXTERNAL" aviation contractors. Successful completion meets the agency requirements for fireline minimum skills for flight crews and other personnel of Aviation Panel of Provider Companies who are required to complete BWA.
    Upon successful completion, participants MUST click the link "Email confirmation of completion to the ASU" which provides the Aviation Services Unit with your record of completion.

    * All employees of Parks Victoria are to enrol via the Parks Victoria internal Finance and People (FaP) System. If you need assistance to access FaPs and/or enrol in BWA please contact your supervisor.

    * All employees of DELWP, DEDJTR, VicForests, Melbourne Water and any external contractors required to hold BWA must enrol and complete BWA in LaDIS (https://depi-prod.bluegemexplore.com.au/ ) . If you have any inquiries please email ladis.info@delwp.vic.gov.au

  • This awareness course is a brief introduction to the principles, structure and processes of the Australasian Inter-service Incident Management System (AIIMS).
  • Sector Commander Pre-Course DVDs:
    1. The Line in the Bush - 34 mins.
    2. Hazardous Tree Management during Fire Operations -17 mins.
  • This course provides participants with an awareness of the use of the Tait portable and mobile radios within DELWP.
  • This course is intended for staff of DELWP and NEO partner agencies who have been nominated for the role of Task Based Administrator. It contains the essential theory required to safely and effectively administer TBAs as part of the Fit for Fire Program.
  • The aim of this online training course is to raise the awareness of the risks of fatigue while working and to provide information on the 'Working Hours and Fatigue Related Risk Guideline'.

    Target audience for this course is all staff from DEPI and NEO Partner organisations with fire related roles, especially those with control of resources including employees and contractors. Normal line managers of staff with fire and emergency roles are also encouraged to understand fatigue management and the guidelines that impact staff working hours.

  • This unit forms part of the accreditation process for Bushfire Investigators. The unit covers competencies which are required by emergency service personnel in order to secure and preserve an incident scene and to record and report observations and details of a scene. It is particularly relevant for personnel who may be the first to arrive at the scene of a bushfire incident.

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