Gain the necessary knowledge to use different types of fire extinguishers to fight smaller types of fires.
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Fire Extinguisher (VTQ) at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 23 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • Videos include subtitles
£14.95 + VAT
Group Rates also available

You can take this course as a video online course or as a face to face course nationwide.  As a face to face course, this course trains you in the practical use of fire extinguishers and is an ideal extra course to add to our level 1 and level 2 fire courses and regulated qualifications.

A lack of confidence, knowledge and experience can lead to a fire extinguisher being used incorrectly, which can be dangerous. Ensure your employees are able to use an extinguisher safely and effectively in the event of a fire.

This course offers delegates hands-on experience of the use of an extinguisher, as well as an understanding the different types of extinguishers and their methods of operation, capabilities and limitations.

This 1.5-hour course is suitable for Fire Marshals wishing to increase their knowledge or anyone who may find themselves in a situation where they may need to attempt to tackle a small fire.

This course does not include the use of real fires, it is just to give students the experience of using a fire extinguisher.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Offices
  • Factories
  • Fire Wardens
  • Fire Marshals 
  • Responders

This course comes with 2.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 23 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

This course covers different types of extinguishers and the content of the online course can be seen at www.profireextinguishers.co.uk

  • Fire Safety Student Manual V8.1
  • Coronavirus COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
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  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • HSE 5 steps to Risk Assessing link to HSE website
  • HSE guide to safety signs in the workplace
  • Link to the HSE website
  • RIDDOR link to the HSE guide
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
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What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

Do you sell first aid kits and equipment?

Yes, we sell over 1000 products from first aid kits to plasters.  We also sell a wide range of medical devices, equipment and everything you need to deal with a first aid emergency and to comply in the workplace with first aid provision.  See our first aid equipment online store at www.first-aid-online.co.uk

Do you sell evacuation chairs?

Yes, we offer a few different chairs to help get people out of a building in an emergency. They are simple easy to use and allows you to meet your requirements under the laws on fire evacuation.

Do you have 360 videos on your courses?

Yes, we are adding 360 videos to many courses. These videos can be viewed on any device and allow you to see the video around 360 degrees to gain a better insight into the film. We use these for things like first aid and health and safety and will be adding more in the coming weeks.

Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class course locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

Are your courses Endorsed?

Yes, all ProTrainings courses are Endorsed by TQUK in addition to other approvals and endorsements to give you a quality compliant qualification for your courses whatever delivery method you take.

What training courses do you offer and how are they delivered?

We offer a full range of training courses across all business sectors as video online, blended and nationwide at your business or our local training centres. With over 300 courses you can learn at a time and place that meets your busy schedules and save money on travel and costs away from the office.

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