Fire Rescue Victoria

Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV) provides a suite of tailored fire safety educational programs for children.

Through the Fire Ed programs, FRV encourages a partnership between local firefighters and primary schools in all FRV districtsExternal Link .

Target Group

The Fire Ed for Special Ed program is for students living with disabilities who attend their local specialist or primary school. It incorporates elements of theFire Ed for FoundationExternal Link program and can be modified to improve access to students living with disabilities.

What does Fire Ed for Special Ed involve?

Teachers can choose to use the same structure and content as Fire Ed for FoundationExternal Link . Please examine this information to help you decide if this is suitable for your students and what components would be best implemented into your teaching and learning programs

If modifications are required to suit the learning needs of your students, other options are available. The Fire Ed team in FRV Community Resilience can assist with content selection, modified implementation and accessible resources. Please contact fireed@frv.vic.gov.au for more information and assistance.

Firefighters, teachers, families and caregivers all have a role in the FRV Fire Ed for Special Ed program.

  • Specialist School teachers are encouraged to include their classes in the Fire Ed for Special Ed program.

    You may contact the FRV Public Education Officer at fireed@frv.vic.gov.au to discuss your specific requirements.

    You may also complete and submit the form below to request one or two Firefighter Visits for your class. Allow at least one month notice for scheduling visits. The FRV Public Education Officer will be in touch to confirm dates and times with you and to discuss with you any specific requirements related to your students.

    Click here to view form.External Link

  • Fire Ed for Special Ed is aligned to the Towards Foundation Curriculum.

    This curriculum mapping grid identifies the extent of curriculum coverage for each Fire Ed for Foundation program activity.

    The program could be integrated into a literacy block or Health & Physical Education unit incorporating Personal & Social Capability and Critical & Creative Thinking outcomes. It could also be a standalone unit of work.

  • Coming soon.

  • Fire Rescue Victoria has developed these resources for children’s education and enjoyment:

    The Triple Zero Kids’ ChallengeExternal Link has been created to educate children in how to cope in an emergency and the appropriate use of Triple Zero, Australia’s emergency call service.

    This game is designed for children of kindergarten and primary school age and consists of fifteen safety scenarios.

Reviewed 30 September 2021

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