Fire Extinguisher Course

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Fire extinguishers are often the first line of defence in the event of a fire. The Fire Extinguisher Course is designed to give learners the skills and knowledge to be able to choose the right extinguisher and to use this potentially lifesaving piece of equipment in a safe and effective way.

Who is the Course For?

All staff


  • The different types of fire extinguisher and their uses
  • Correct storage & signage
  • Maintenance
  • When and how to use a fire extinguisher
  • Practical extinguisher session with water and CO2 extinguishers


  • There must be a suitable outside space to let of extinguishers.
  • Car parking will be required for the trainer. If this is not available, we will ask for details on the nearest car parking, and may pass these charges on.
  • There are no prerequisites for this course.

Course Duration

1 contact hours.
Good Skills Training normally deliver this course 09:00 – 10:00.

Awarding Body

The Fire Extinguisher Course is not regulated through an awarding body. Learners gain a certificate of attendance from Good Skills Training.

Qualification Code


Delivery Type


Maximum Learners Per Tutor


Assessment Method

Competency is not assessed on this course.


As with all health and safety training it is recommended that staff undergo regular refresher training, it is best practice that this is every 3-years for fire extinguisher training.

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