Brigade Training

Fighting fires and all other operations performed by Tathra fire brigade require skill and knowledge about equipment, fire behaviour, safety, team work and much more. It is important that these skills and this knowledge is kept current.

The Brigade meets Tuesday at 1800 hrs to conduct regular training for members to keep their skills at operational level. Refer to the Calendar below for more information or talk to the  Training Officer .

Month Day Activity Instructors
Feb 1st General Meeting Taylor / Shane
8th Equipment Check / Hose Work Main. Team
15th Foam + Fire Overrun  Neenan
20th Portable Pumping Adam Wiggins
March 1st Knots and Ladder Work  Richard Gallimore
8th Structure + Fire Hose Set-up  Adam Wiggins
22nd Car Fire + Grass Fire Matt Neenan
April 5th Attending an Incident R. Gallimore / A. Wiggins
24th Draughting From Static Water Supply R. Gallimore
26th Annual General Meeting A. Taylor / A. Shane
May 3rd Kianinny Cabins – Pumping and Size Up  Richard Gallimore
10th Mapping + Navigation Matt Neenan
17th Structural Fire Simulation - Preparation Adam Wiggins
24th Equipment Check Main. Team
29th Structural Fire Simulation - Primary School Lance Hartley
June 7th First Aid + Resuscitation + AED  Amanda Shane
14th AF / Weather / Fire Behaviour / McArthur Meter Grattan Smith
21st Compartment Fires - Ventilation  Hartley
26th AF / Weather / Fire Behaviour / McArthur Meter Practical Wiggins / Gallimore
July 19th General Meeting A. Taylor / A. Shane
24th Mapping/Route Planning Neenan
Aug 2nd Refresh Activ App Adam Wiggins
9th Radio Use Lance Hartley
16th Comms / ITASC Scenarios  Lance Hartley
23rd Crew Leader Scenarios (Sit Reps) / Radio Adam Wiggins
Sep 6th Foam + Fire Overrun  Matthew Robbards
20th Smoke House Hydraulic Venting  Manning / Renwick
25th Visit to Bega Fire Control / BVOS Gerry Sheehan
Oct 11th General Meeting Taylor / Shane
18th Draughting From Static Water Supply
25th MVA Scenario + Foam  Smith / Robbards
30th Gas Attack Wiggins / Hartley
Nov 8th
15th Fire Trail Maintenance Adam Wiggins
22nd First Aid + Resuscitation + AED  Amanda Shane
27th Asbestos Awareness Lance Hartley
Dec 6th Closed Relay Pumping Lance Hartley
13th Equipment Check Main. Team