Extinguisher Training

Course Aim:

The aim of this course is to provide practical opportunities in using and understanding the limitations of fire extinguishers.

Course Duration:

1 Hour

Who Should Attend:

All Staff

Contents of Course:

  • Fire policy and procedures
  • Know your fire extinguishers
  • How to choose and use an extinguisher
  • The different colour codes
  • Symbols on fire extinguishers
  • The classification of fire:
  • Class A – Wood, Paper & Textiles
  • Class B – Flammable Liquids
  • Class C – Flammable Gases
  • Class D – Metals
  • Class F – Cooking Oils
  • Extinguishing fires at work (DVD):
  • FRA DVD (Fire Protection Ass)
  • How to use Extinguishers
  • Do’s & Don’ts
  • Practical extinguishers:
  • Use of Water, Foam & CO2
  • Simulated Fires
  • Staff Participation

This course is available in our dedicated Colchester training room, if you would like to book this course or request more information about doing a training session nearer your business please fill out the fields below

Our Testimonials

They are very professional and encourage the staff to participate in training. Any questions the staff have they are willing to answer or will find out

Deborah D
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My whole experience was very good; from the friendly staff on the phone, when I booked my place on the course to when I received my certificate through the post.


I have used Franklin’s Fire and Safety as a preferred training provider with two separate companies, and would highly recommend them.

Lynne Bell
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