Basic use of Fire Extinguishers

Basic Fire Extinguisher TrainingOur fire safety training instructors are fully qualified and insured fire safety professionals. When they deliver a course they can draw on their years of experience to deliver interesting, meaningful training content. The instructors who operate with us have over 28 years experience in the job & remain competent by attending regular refresher training courses. Fire training for members of staff should be especially relevant to their job role. An example would be staff members who are expected to tackle small fires with extinguisher equipment, in this instance our fire extinguisher training courses would be ideal.


This course is intended to give factory, office or site staff etc, a basic understanding of the use and limitations of portable fire-fighting equipment, and includes practical training on live fires. Course notes and attendance certificates are provided.

Who should attend the Course

Staff who have access to extinguishers in their workplace.

Duration: Four Hours

Course Objective

Basic Use of Fire Extinguishers – This training course provides you the basic skills and knowledge for the use of water, foam, carbon dioxide, dry powder and wet chemical fire extinguishers and to be able to put out a fire in a safe manner using the apppropriate fire extinguisher.

Course Content

By the end of the course and by way of a theoretical session the attendee will have knowledge of:

  • Fire Classification
  • Fire Extinguisher Capabilities & Limitations
  • Fire Extinguisher Types & Colour Coding
  • Types of fire extinguisher on site
  • Basic principles of combustion
  • Action in case of fire, evacuation
  • Use of fire fighting equipment do’s and don’ts of fire fighting, and limitations of portable fire fighting equipment

In house Training

This Course is offered in house – whereby we deliver this course directly at your workplace


Certification of attendance


For more information on our Training Courses or if you wish to discuss your training requirements in detail, please call us on 07949 795 744 or alternatively use our contact form to send us your enquiry and we will call you back.