Fire Extinguisher Training Course
This Fire Extinguisher Training Course highlights the importance of assessing the risk of 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.
The online course 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, it 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
- Accredited by CPD
- Certificate on successful completion
- Course duration: 30 minutes
- Unlimited resits at no cost
Who is this Online Fire Extinguisher Training for?
This course 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.
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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.
Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Fire Extinguisher Training 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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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.
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 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 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 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 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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