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       MAT TRAINING SOLUTIONS cc

    PROSPECTUS WITH COURSE CONTENT

                           2009




TEL:      +27 16 363 0253/4

MOBILE: +27 74 FIRESQ1
        +27 74 (347 3771)

FAX:      +27 16 363 1550



             MAT Training Solutions Prospectus 2009
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                                           Fire Fighting
Basic Extinguisher Handling
Target audience : Intended for all employees as part of induction training, or performing basic fire safety
duties

Course content :

             1.   Fire chemistry
             2.   Portable extinguishers
             3.   Hose-reel
             4.   Reporting of incidents
             5.   Practical exercise

Duration :        4 Hours

Pre-requisites : None


Fundamentals of Fire Safety
Target audience : Intended for all employees as part of induction training, those appointed as safety
representatives, or those performing basic fire safety duties.

Course content
        1. Fire chemistry
        2. Portable extinguishers
        3. Hose-reel
        4. Reporting incidents
        5. Evacuation procedures
        6. Housekeeping
        7. Symbolic signs
        8. Fire safety at home and workplace
        9. Practical exercises

Duration                            1 Day (8 Hours)

Pre-requisites                      None


Basic Breathing Apparatus
Target audience : Intended for all employees who, through the nature of their work, could be required to use
a SCBA.

Course content
        1. Respiratory hazards
        2. Limitations
        3. Open circuit SCBA
        4. Donning
        5. Doffing
        6. Inspection, care and maintenance
        7. Practical exercises

Duration                            1 Day (8 Hours)

Pre-requisites                      No Claustrophobia




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Advance Breathing Apparatus
Target audience : Intended for all employees as a progressive course and must respond to a incident where
SCBA must be used.

Course content
        1. Using breathing apparatus
        2. Working in teams
        3. Personal alert safety system
        4. Tallies
        5. Using guide lines
        6. Calculate the point of no return
        7. Working duration
        8. Safety guidelines
        9. Search and rescue
        10. Stage 1 and 2 control
        11. BA Main control
        12. Practical exercises

Duration                           3 Day (24 Hours)

Pre-requisites                     Fitness declaration
                                   Recognised Breathing Apparatus Training
                                   No claustrophobia


Industrial Fire Fighting Preliminary Level
Target audience : Intended for all employees who are appointed to serve on a fire team. This course can also
be presented at own premises for first 3 (three) days and then practical Fire Fighting at MAT Training
Solutions.

Course content
            1.    Anatomy of fire – Module one
            2.    Portable extinguishers
            3.    Hose-reel
            4.    Personal protective equipment
            5.    Ropes and knots
            6.    Ladders – Module one
            7.    Water supply
            8.    Fire streams
            9.    Hose
            10.   Foam – Module one
            11.   Fire brigade equipment
            12.   Breathing apparatus – Module one
            13.   Practical exercises

Duration :                5 Days (40 Hours)

Pre-requisites            Fitness declaration
                          No claustrophobia
                          No acrophobia




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Industrial Fire Fighting Intermediate Level
Target audience : Intended for all employees on a fire team as a progressive course towards the Industrial
Fire Fighting Advance Level. This course can also be presented at own premises for first 3 (three) days and
then practical Fire Fighting at MAT Training Solutions.

Course content
            1.     Anatomy of fire – Module two
            2.     Breathing apparatus – Module two
            3.     Ladders – Module two
            4.     Foam – Module two
            5.     Ventilation – Module one
            6.     Salvage and overhaul
            7.     Forcible entry
            8.     Attack groups
            9.     Pumps and primers
            10.    Power plant hazards (only Eskom)
            11.    Practical exercises

Duration :                 5 Days (40 Hours)

Pre-requisites :           Valid Industrial Fire Fighting Preliminary Level certificate or equivalent.
                           Fitness declaration
                           No claustrophobia
                           No acrophobia


Industrial Fire Fighting Advance Level
Target audience : Intended for all employees on a fire team or proto team. It is recommended that the
complete course must be attended at MAT Training Solutions. If possible the entire fire or proto team must
attend as a unit.

Course content :
            1. Fire control
            2. Ventilation – Module two
            3. Detection systems
            4. Dangerous goods
            5. Fixed extinguishing systems
            6. Bulk oil tanks
            7. LP Gas fires
            8. Bleve
            9. Flashover and backdraft
            10. Fire fighter safety
            11. Fire tactics
            12. Breathing apparatus – Module three
            13. Pre-fire planning
            14. Dust explosion
            15. Practical exercises

Duration :                 5 Days (40 Hours)

Pre-requisites :           Valid Industrial Fire Fighting Intermediate Level certificate or equivalent.
                           Fitness declaration
                           No claustrophobia
                           No acrophobia




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Industrial Fire Fighting Site Specific
Target audience : Intended for all employees who respond to fires, or are appointed to serve on a fire team

Course content : Course content and duration is determined in consultation with the client

Pre-requisites                      Fitness declaration
                                    No claustrophobia
                                    No acrophobia




Grass and Wildland Fire Fighting
Target audience : Intended for all personnel who called upon to fight grass and wildland fires. This course
can also be presented at your own premises.

Course content
            1.    Basic chemistry and behavior of fire
            2.    Effects of weather
            3.    Effects of topography
            4.    Effects of fuels
            5.    Safety
            6.    Methods of fire extinguishment
            7.    Fire fighting strategies and tactics
            8.    Firefighting resources
            9.    Structure protection

Duration :                 1 Day (8 Hours)

Pre-requisites             Fitness declaration
                           No claustrophobia
                           No acrophobia



Incident Commander
Target audience : Intended for all employees who are appointed team leaders

Course content
        1. Team work
        2. Leadership
        3. Communication
        4. Problem solving
        5. Fire Brigade Act
        6. Pre-fire planning
        7. Post fire analysis
        8. Fire fighting strategy
        9. Fire fighting tactics
        10. Action plans
        11. Incident command system
        12. Fire ground safety
        13. Case studies
        14. Practical exercises – Pre fire plan

Duration                            5 Days (40 Hours)

Pre-requisites                      Valid Fire, Rescue, Hazmat or First Aid certificate
                                    Fitness declaration, no claustrophobia, no acrophobia

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                                                Medical
First Aid Level One
Target audience :           Intended for all employees as part of induction training

Course content :

             1.    Principles of first aid
             2.    Artificial respiration
             3.    One person CPR
             4.    Choking
             5.    Wounds and bleeding
             6.    Shock, unconsciousness and fainting
             7.    Fractures
             8.    Burns
             9.    Head and spinal injuries
             10.   Practical exercises

Duration :         2 Days (16 Hours)

Pre-requisites : None


First Aid Level Two
Target audience :           Intended for all employees as a progressive course

Course content:

             1.    Principles of first aid                                14. Pelvic and abdominal injuries
             2.    Artificial respiration                                 15. Child and infant CPR
             3.    Choking                                                16. Environmental illnesses and
             4.    Wounds and bleeding                                        injuries
             5.    Shock, unconsciousness and                             17. Burns
                   fainting                                               18. Bites, stings and poisoning
             6.    Fractures                                              19. Chest pain and paralysis
             7.    Head and spinal injuries                               20. Fits
             8.    Joint injuries and rescue carries                      21. Soft tissue injuries
             9.    Chest injuries                                         22. Management of foreign objects
             10.   Hand injuries                                          23. Elementary and applied
             11.   Eye injuries                                               anatomy and physiology
             12.   Multiple injury management                             24. Practical exercises
             13.   One and two rescuer CPR

Duration :         4 Days (32 Hours)

Pre-requisites : Valid Level One certificate




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First Aid Level Three
Target audience : Intended for all employees and first responders as a progressive course

Course content
        1. Content of level one and two
        2. Emergency child birth
        3. Behavioral emergencies
        4. Water accidents
        5. Ethics related to emergency care
        6. Environmental illnesses and injuries
        7. Practical exercises

Duration                                     5 Days (40 Hours)

Pre-requisites                               Valid First Aid Level Two certificate




Heart saver CPR
Target audience : Persons interested in formal CPR training

Course content
            1.   Explain how to render CPR to an adult, child and infant
            2.   List the signs of choking
            3.   Explain how to assist a person choking
            4.   Explain how to activate the emergency response system
            5.   Explain how to answer the dispatchers questions

Duration                  1 Days (8 Hours)

Pre-requisites            None



CPR for Family and Friends
Target audience : Persons interested in CPR training for the informal setting

Course content
            1.   Tell how to give CPR to an adult, child and infant
            2.   List the signs of choking
            3.   Tell how to help a choking victim
            4.   Tell how to implement an emergency response team
            5.   Tell how to answer dispatcher questions

Duration                  4 Hours

Pre-requisites            None




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BLS for Healthcare providers
Target audience : Persons in the healthcare environment in and out of hospital settings. All R/N, Medical
Dr's and ALS going for ACLS.

Course content
            1. Describe the steps for CPR
               • When to start CPR
               • When to give breaths
               • When to check for a pulse
               • How to deliver effective compressions
               • When to use an AED
            2. Describe the signs and actions for severe airway obstruction in a responsive and
               unresponsive victim
            3. Describe the links in the chain of survival, including the importance of:
               • Activating the appropriate response team
               • Performing CPR
               • Providing early defibrillation
               • Ensuring the arrival of advanced life support
            4. Describe the signs of the four common life-threatening emergencies in adults:
               • Cardiac arrest
               • Choking
               • Stroke
               • Heart attack
               • Explain what an AED does
               • Tell when to use an AED
               • List the steps for using an AED
               • Explain the synchronisation of CPR and AED use

Duration                  1 Day (8 Hours)

Pre-requisites            Read manual before course
                          Bring manual to course
                          Use manual as reference in class



Heartsaver AED
Target audience : Persons interested in CPR with formal training who has access to an AED.

Course content
            1.    Explain how to render CPR to an adult, child and infant
            2.    Explain how to use barrier devices
            3.    List the signs of choking
            4.    Explain how to assist a person choking
            5.    Explain how to activate the emergency response system
            6.    Explain how to answer the dispatchers questions
            7.    Explain what an AED does
            8.    Tell when to use an AED
            9.    List the steps for using an AED
            10.   Explain the synchronisation of CPR and AED use

Duration                  4 Hours

Pre-requisites            None




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Medical Incident Command
    •    Target audience : Persons involved in an emergency medical response team.

Course content
            1.    Mass casualty vs. disaster
            2.    Different types of command
            3.    Command support
            4.    Structure
            5.    EMS involvement at type of incident
            6.    Triage
            7.    Practical skills

Duration                  2 Days

Pre-requisites            None


                                                Safety
Safe working at heights (Basic)
Target audience: Intended for all employees who need to perform work at heights safely.

Course content: Applicable unit standard SAQA US ID 229998
            1. Over-reaching Principles and Guidelines
            2. Legislative requirements
            3. Safety
            4. Definitions
            5. Identification of equipment
            6. Care and Inspection of equipment
            7. Use of equipment
            8. Climbing with the Fall Arrester System
            9. Emergency response to fall arrest and the risks of suspension trauma

Duration: 1day (8hours)

Pre-requisites:
Fitness declaration
No acrophobia



Safe working at heights (Rescue)
Target audience: Intended for all employees who need to perform rescues in the work from heights
environment.

Course content:
            1.    Over-reaching Principles and Guidelines
            2.    Legislative requirements
            3.    Safety
            4.    Definitions
            5.    Identification of equipment
            6.    Care and Inspection of equipment
            7.    Use of equipment
            8.    Emergency response to fall arrest and the risks of suspension trauma
            9.    Self rescue
            10.   Buddy rescue

Duration: 2 days (16hours)
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Pre-requisites:
Valid Safe working at Heights (basic)
Fitness declaration
No acrophobia



Confined Space Entry
Target audience: Intended for all employees who are expected to work in and around confined spaces.

Course content:
            1.     Regulations
            2.     Confined spaces defined
            3.     Types of confined spaces
            4.     Contamination of confined spaces
            5.     Hazards
            6.     Employee Responsibilities

Duration: 1 Day (8 Hours)

Minimum number of students: Eight (8)



Fire Watch
Target audience : Intended for all employees doing standby duties at hot work, confined spaces and risk
areas.

Course content :

        1.         Basic Extinguisher Handling
             1.    Fire chemistry
             2.    Portable extinguishers
             3.    Hose-reel
             4.    Reporting of incidents
             5.    Practical exercise

        2.         First Aid Level One
             1.    Principles of first aid
             2.    Artificial respiration
             3.    One person CPR
             4.    Choking
             5.    Wounds and bleeding
             6.    Shock, unconsciousness and fainting
             7.    Fractures
             8.    Burns
             9.    Head and spinal injuries
             10.   Practical exercises

        3.         Basic Breathing Apparatus
             1.    Respiratory hazards
             2.    Breathing apparatus limitations
             3.    Open circuit breathing apparatus
             4.    Donning the breathing apparatus
             5.    Doffing the breathing apparatus
             6.    Inspection, care and maintenance

        4.         Legislative Requirements
Duration :                  4 Days
Pre-requisites :            None
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Evacuation Officers course
Target audience : Intended for all employees who are appointed as evacuation officers, or who are called
upon to function within an emergency preparedness framework

Course content

                   Applicable unit standard: SAQA US ID 116533

             1.    Reasons for emergency preparedness
             2.    Key definitions
             3.    Emergency evacuation priorities
             4.    Alarm systems
             5.    Emergency announcements
             6.    Water supply
             7.    Emergency planning organisation
             8.    Planning and preparations
             9.    Evacuation planning
             10.   Exercises

             11. Practical exercises

Duration :                 1 Days ( 8 Hours)

Pre-requisites             Speak, read and write english




                                                 Rescue
Rope Technician One
Target audience Intended for all employees who are expected to carry out rope rescue

Course content :
        1. Equipment
        2. • Personal
        3. • Software
        4. • Hardware
        5. Ropes and knots
        6. Anchor points
        7. Mechanical advantage systems
        8. • Raising systems
        9. • Lowering systems
        10. Practical exercises

Duration :                 5 Days (40 Hours)

Pre-requisites :           Fitness declaration
                           No claustrophobia
                           No acrophobia




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Rope Technician Two
Target audience :         Intended for all employees as a progressive course

Course content :
        1. Recap technician one
        2. Multiple anchor systems
        3. • Cable ways
        4. • Terillions
        5. Improvisation
        6. • Harness
        7. • Descending
        8. • Ascending
        9. Rope emergencies
        10. • Knot passing
        11. • Line changes
        12. Alternative raising sytems
        13. • Jummar/self rescue
        14. Practical exercises

Duration :                5 Days (40 Hours)

Pre-requisites            Fitness declaration
                          Valid Rope Technician One certificate




Confined Space Rescue
Target audience Intended for all employees who are expected to perform rescue operations

Course content
        1. Regulations
        2. Confined spaces defined
        3. Types of confined spaces
        4. Contamination of confined spaces
        5. Hazards
        6. Tactical operations
        7. Recap knots
        8. Rescue operations
        9. Retrieval systems
        10. • Tripod
        11. • 5:1 system
        12. Practical exercises

Duration :       3 Days (24 Hours)

Pre-requisites            Fitness declaration
                          Valid Rope Technician One or Two certificate
                          Recognised breathing apparatus training



Vehicle Extrication
Target audience Intended for all employees who are expected to perform extrication operations

Course content
            1.   Rescue and extrication equipment
            2.   Vehicle construction
            3.   Collision characteristics
            4.   Assessing the need for extrication
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             5.    Stabilising the vehicle
             6.    Removing the roof
             7.    Opening and removing of the doors
             8.    Displacing the dash and steering
             9.    Moving and removing the seats
             10.   Removing glass
             11.   Moving pedals
             12.   Lifting the vehicle
             13.   Basic trauma life support access
             14.   Practical exercises

Duration :                 2 Days (16 Hours)

Pre-requisites             Fitness declaration



                                                 Hazmat
Hazmat First Responder (Awareness Level)
Target audience : Intended for all employees who are on a fire team or who could be faced with handling
hazardous material incidents

Course content
        1. Relevant SA legislation
        2. NFPA 471, 472 and 473
        3. Introduction to hazardous materials
        4. Properties of hazardous materials
        5. Recognise and identify hazardous materials
        6. Personal protective equipment
        7. Command, safety and scene control
        8. Hazardous materials – containers and packaging

Duration                            5 Day (40Hours)

Pre-requisites                      None


Hazmat First Responder (Operational Level)
Target audience : Intended for all employees on a fire team as a progressive course

Course content
        1. Relevant SA legislation
        2. NFPA 471, 472 and 473
        3. Introduction to hazardous materials
        4. Properties of hazardous materials
        5. Recognise and identify hazardous materials
        6. Personal protective equipment
        7. Command, safety and scene control
        8. Hazard and risk assessment
        9. Tactical priorities and defensive control strategies
        10. Incident control, strategies and tactics
        11. Decontamination tactics
        12. Practical exercises

Duration                            5 Day (40 Hours)

Pre-requisites                      Valid Hazmat Awareness certificate
                                    Recognised Breathing Apparatus Training
                                    No claustrophobia
                                    No acrophobia
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