Lesson 1 - Who is CFA?
Topic - Understanding CFA
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Lesson 1 - Who is CFA (Country Fire Authority)?
NOTE: CFA presenter is optional for this lesson.
Contact the Community Engagement Coordinator at your local CFA District to make a request.
For students to get to know who CFA (Country Fire Authority) is and what they do.
We Are CFA
- CFA (Country Fire Authority) is a fire and emergency service.
- CFA responds to:
- Bushfires and grassfires
- Building fires and house fires
- Car accidents
- Chemical spills
- Search and rescue (hikers lost, people trapped)
- Other emergencies
- Many CFA firefighters are volunteers. There are more than 50,000 volunteers
- You can join CFA as a volunteer or career firefighter
- CFA and other emergency services are there to help people and give safety advice
Levels 0-1 teaching tools and activities:
- Activity 1.1 Key Words and Images - Who is CFA?
- Activity 1.2 Fire Words Matching Worksheet
- Activity 1.3 What does a fire brigade do? Matching Worksheet