Fire Extinguisher

Approved by RoSPA & CPD


This course provides clear training in the use of different types of fire extinguishers,

The types of fire each extinguisher is designed to be used against.

Be it wood, petrol, oil, gas, or electrical, there is a correct-incorrect extinguisher for each type of fire!

We look at the correct steps for using fire extinguishers.

PASS Step 1: PULL the pin. Many fire extinguishers have a pin near the handle at the top, like the one shown in the image below. …
PASS Step 2: Aim the nozzle and hose. …
PASS Step 3: SQUEEZE the handle. …
PASS Step 4: SWEEP from side to side at the base of the fire.

Whilst there are five main types of fire extinguishers, there are different versions of both the Water and Dry Powder extinguishers, meaning there are a total of 8 fire extinguishers types to choose from.  The eight types of fire extinguishers are:

Water, Water Mist, Water Spray, Foam, Dry Powder, Carbon Dioxide (‘CO2’, and Wet Chemicals.

Course Modules

Fire Extinguishers, Pre-Engagement Action, Using a Fire Extinguisher.

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Learning Outcomes

On completion, delegates will be able to demonstrate a much-improved understanding and awareness of the course content. We will ensure delegates understand the importance of maintaining all required standards throughout their tasks and that privacy, dignity, and respect are maintained throughout.


After successfully completing our course, you will be emailed a safety training quality assured certificate. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audits.  RoSPA, IFE & CPD approved this course as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.


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