Recommended Reading

In preparation for the NZFBI examinations, the Council recommends that candidates read the following documents for each of the units. Due to the recent updates to Firenet, the links in some of the documents may not work.  Please bear with us as the NZFBI examiners work to update the links.  If you have any questions or issues, please email jane@ufba.org.nz

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Unit 1 - Appliances and Equipment

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Principles of Fire Extinguishment

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Speed

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Unit 2 - Hydraulics Mathematics and Water Supplies

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Unit 3 - Acids and Bases

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Unit 3 - Basic Facts

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Unit 3 - Calculation of Electrical Energy

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Unit 3 - Centre of Gravity

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Unit 3 - Combustion

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Unit 3 - Electrical Circuit Calculations

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Unit 3 - Electrical Resistance

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Unit 3 - Electricity

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Unit 3 - Energy and Power

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Unit 3 - Fire Extinguishing Agents

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Unit 3 - Firefighting and Chemistry

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Unit 3 - Flammable Liquids

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Unit 3 - Flashover Backdraft

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Unit 3 - Friction Between Surfaces

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Unit 3 - Gases and Vapours

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Unit 3 - Hazards and Safeguards

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Unit 3 - Heat and Temperature

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Unit 3 - How to Deal with Fallen Wires

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Unit 3 - Hydrocarbons

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Unit 3 - Injuries Caused by Electric Shocks

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Unit 3 - Noxious Fumes and Gases

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Unit 3 - Oxidising Agents

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Unit 3 - Plastics

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Unit 3 - Science

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Unit 3 - Simple Electrical Circuits

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Unit 3 - Simple Machines

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Unit 3 - Specific and Latent Heat Calculations

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Unit 3 - States of Matter

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Unit 3 - The Effects of Heat on Matter

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Unit 3 - The Nature of Combustion

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Unit 3 - Work and Energy

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Unit 3 -Firefighting and Electricity

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Unit 4 - Fire Protection Systems and Communication

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Unit 5 - Firefighting Part 1

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Unit 6 - Firefighting Part 2

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Unit 7 - Administration and Management

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Unit 8 - Fire Safety

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Unit 9 - Legislation

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