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Fire Extinguisher Awareness

Length of Course: 4-6 hours
Certification: Alpha Training Solutions
Valid: 3 years
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Government Issued Photo I.D.
  • PPE - hard hat, FR coveralls, steel toe boots, gloves, safety glasses
  • Wear modest clothing (no tank tops) for working in close contact with other students
  • Be fit perform practical course related activities 

This innovative training program provides a comprehensive understanding of the use and selection of fire extinguishers in the workplace, the legislation that governs them and the hazards associated with them. This course explains the concepts, procedures and tools that are necessary for prevention and extinguishing fires when they occur. It includes exercises that help students relate the course content to their own workplace and the specific conditions they may encounter.

Course Outline:

  • Fire Behaviour
  • Fire Triangle
  • Fire Tetrahedron
  • Types of Ignition
  • Transfer of Heat
  • Fuel Types
  • Classification
  • Fire Growth
  • Fire Control
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Use of Fire Extinguishers & Fire Size-Up
  • Application of Fire Extinguishers
  • Safety

As part of the course, you will:

  • Complete review questions
  • Show competency in Practical Scenario Exam (extinguishing a controlled live fire)
  • Take part in a written exam

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