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Course Overview

Gain the knowledge to protect your colleagues and understand fundamental health and safety standards by taking this Fire Extinguisher course. Every workplace and public area will have a fire extinguisher placed within easy reach. But how many people actually know how it works and how to use it during an emergency? Make sure that you are prepared for a worst-case scenario and able to take charge during dangerous incidents with this training.  


By completing this course, you will have been taught how to recognise fire hazards and be prepared to eliminate their causes. You will understand the principles and physics by which all types of fire extinguishers work and how they must be handled to use safely. The tutorial will give you a fresh appreciation of workplace safety and provide invaluable practical knowledge. 


Please note that the Fire Extinguisher course provides valuable and significant theoretical knowledge for health and safety and using fire fighting equipment. However, it does not offer an official qualification for operating as a Fire Marshall or formal certification to use equipment in an emergency. Check with local authorities or management for professional training if necessary. 


Key Topics to Be Covered

  • The “fire triangle” and the common causes of fire hazards
  • UK health and safety laws and regulations
  • Performing complete risk assessments in varied environments
  • Fire evacuation techniques and emergency response plans
  • Using fire extinguishers safely and effectively 


Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the behaviour of fire and points of potential ignition
  • Demonstrate responsibility and knowledge of health and safety laws
  • Know how to introduce regular risk assessment exercises into the workplace
  • Learn the principles of an effective fire detection and alarm system
  • Discover the different types of fire extinguisher that are available for use
  • Display the ability to be able to use an extinguisher in an emergency situation 


Your Path to Success

Once you have completed this course, you will have gained crucial knowledge regarding health and safety regulations in any environment, as well as the use of standard fire extinguishers. This can be used as an important step in becoming a trained Fire Marshall or provide safety advice in any workplace.  


Skills You Will Gain

  • Health & Safety knowledge
  • Risk management
  • Fire evacuation awareness
  • Firefighting techniques
  • Fire and heat physics


Is This Course Right for You?

This course is entirely suitable for anyone wishing to learn the practical and theoretical techniques to become a Fire Marshall or Safety Officer.  


Assessment Process

Assignments relating to fire extinguisher usage and safety regulations will be given to all students and must be completed to pass the course successfully.

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Understingand Fire
Understanding Fire 00:22:00
Module 02: Basics of Fire Extinguishers
Basics of Fire Extinguishers 00:21:00
Module 03: Using Fire Extinguishers Safely
Using Fire Extinguishers Safely 00:28:00
Module 04: Pre and Post Engagement Action
Pre and Post Engagement Action 00:33:00
Module 05: Laws Regarding Fire Extinguisher
Laws Regarding Fire Extinguisher 00:17:00
Module 06: Standards on Fire Protection and Prevention
Standards on Fire Protection and Prevention 00:21:00
Module 07: Risk Assessment of Fire Extinguisher
Risk Assessment of Fire Extinguisher 00:25:00
Assignment – Fire Extinguisher – Online Course 00:00:00


Fire Extinguisher - Online Course