5411-Fire fighters

Job Title: 

Fire fighters

Job Description: 

Fire fighters prevent, fight and extinguish fires and assist in other emergencies, protect life and property and conduct rescue efforts.


Controlling and extinguishing fires using manual and power equipment and fire-fighting chemicals

Linked Education ( CESM Codes ) : 

913 - Public Health

Specific Occupations: 

541101 - Fire Fighter
Description : Responds to fire alarms and emergency calls, controls and extinguishes fires, and protects life and property.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : NoTrade : No
Specializations : Aircraft Fire Fighter, Fire Brigade Officer, Fire Engineer (Army), Fire Equipment Officer Forest, Fire Prevention Officer, Fire Protection Officer Forest, Fire Safety Officer, Fire Salvage Officer, Forestry or Agricultural Fire Fighter, Rescue Fire Fighter

541102 - Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
Description : Identifies, removes, packs, transports, or disposes of hazardous materials.
Green Occupation : No
Green Skill : YesTrade : No

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source : Organising Framework for Occupations (OFO) 2013, Department of Higher Education and Training, Republic of South Africa