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Fire Extinguisher Training Course

Training includes Fire extinguisher types and uses RoSPA Assured

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£25.00 +VAT per person

Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 15 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 30 Minutes
  • CPD Points: 1

This Fire Extinguisher course highlights the importance of assessing the risk of a fire before attempting to tackle one with fire fighting equipment. It explains the positive and negative outcomes with using fire fighting equipment, mainly fire extinguishers and fire blankets.

Our Fire Extinguisher Training is designed to further help those responsible for operating fire extinguishers with the information on the types of combustible materials that act as fuel for a fire and the recommended fire fighting equipment to use on fires to bring them safely under control and extinguish them in a safe manner.

Furthermore the course will give those responsible for using a fire extinguisher and fire blankets the know how knowledge to use them correctly, in line with recognised techniques, including how to alert others of a fire and call for assistance before attempting to bring it under control.

  • Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
  • Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
  • Assured by RoSPA & Accredited by CPD
  • Certificate on successful completion
  • Course duration: 30 minutes
  • Unlimited resits at no cost

Who is this Online Fire Extinguisher Training for?

Fire Extinguisher Training is ideal for both employers and employees as it demonstrates what safe controls and techniques should be followed when selecting and using fire fighting equipment such as fire extinguishers. It also highlights the importance of assessing risk before attempting to tackle a fire.

If your job involves operating firefighting equipment (fire extinguishers/ fire blankets), then this course is much-needed training to ensure you are aware of the risks involved and how to protect yourself when such equipment.

Are you interested in becoming a fire warden or in need of appointing one? Our Fire Warden Training helps students understand the skills needed to fulfil this duty. It will also benefit the candidate if they became familiar with the basic principles of fire awareness which is covered in our fire safety awareness training.

Fire Extinguisher Training Certification

Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This training course and it's content has also been assured by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.

Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Fire Extinguisher Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.

Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.

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Course Aim

The aim of this training course is to provide the learner with the appropriate knowledge on selecting and using fire fighting equipment, along with understanding the risks associated with attempting to tackle a fire.

Learning Objectives

On completion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Explain what is fire?
  • Understand what is required before using fire extinguishers
  • Explain the PASS method
  • Understand the basic steps for using fire extinguishers
  • Identify what fire extinguishers can be used on which type of fire
  • Identify how and when to use fire blankets
  • Identify the Fire Triangle
  • Name the classes of fire
  • Name the different types of fire extinguishers

Training Course Content

This course is made up of the following modules:

  • An Introduction to Fire Extinguisher Training

    This section introduces the learner to the fire extinguisher course. It looks at the chemistry involved for fires to start, the three components that are needed for a fire to start and continue to burn.

  • Module 1 - Extinguishing a Fire and Precautions

    This section of the course will look at how fires can be extinguished by removing elements from its chemical reaction, the precautions you should take before attempting to tackle a fire, checks that need to be made before using a fire extinguisher and the P.A.S.S method of firefighting.

  • Module 2 - Classes of Fire and Fire Extinguisher Types

    This section of the course focuses on the six main categories of fire classes and what combustible material fall into each class of fire and the different types of fire extinguishers along with the fire classes they can and cannot be used on.

  • Module 3 - Using a Fire Extinguisher and Fire Blanket

    In this final section we look at how to use different types of fire extinguishers on different types of fires and looking at what a fire blanket is, when and how to safety use a fire blanket.


On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 15 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.

The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.

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Please note: For organisations ordering 10 or more units of training there is an option to pay via invoice. Contact the office on 01482 861 040 and we can process your order over the telephone.

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Accessing the Training Course

Now you have completed your order we will email you a Receipt along with a second email titled ‘Online Course Registration Details’. This will contain all the information you will need to register a user on the Training Course. Emails are sent within minutes of a completed transaction so as soon as you complete your order you will receive your confirmation emails straight away.

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Registering on the Training Course

The Online Course Registration Details will contain a Course Code and a unique Course Activation Key – these can be used to create a user account and access the Training Course. Follow the instructions to get up and running on the course.

Please note: If you have ordered more than one course you will receive multiple Course Activation Keys in the Course Registration email.

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Once you have passed the assessment your certificate will be immediately available to print and download in PDF Format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.

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Customer Support

Have further questions, or need some support? Our team is on hand to help you every step of the way – from checking out on the website, gaining access to the course, and downloading your certificate. Call a member of the team on 01482 861 040 or email us on support@train4academy.co.uk and we will be happy to help you along the way.

Our FAQ will help provide further information.

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Course information
  • Certificate on Successful Completion
  • Access course on Desktop, Laptop or Tablet
  • 15 Multiple Choice Questions
  • Course Duration: 30 Minutes
  • CPD Points: 1

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Frequently Asked Questions

Will I be qualified to use a fire extinguisher after completing the training?

Though there is no practical training required to use a fire extinguisher under legislation, it is advisable to become familiar with the equipment if you are to become a responsible person for using fire fighting equipment. Our training course provides the relevant information on the safe selection and use, including assessing the risk before attempting to tackle a fire.

Is a certificate included with this fire extinguisher course?

Yes it is. After successfully passing the assessment you will be able to download a PDF version instantly and also receive an email allowing you to download the certificate in your own time.

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