Firefighting & Fire Extinguisher Safety Training Overview
This online Firefighting & Fire Extinguisher course provides the basic knowledge and skills required to fight a small fire. Topics covered in this course include types of fires, fire extinguishers, and extinguishing agents; fire extinguisher operation; and firefighting procedures.
Online Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing. The certificate is valid for 3 years from the course completion date indicated on the certificate.
Online Firefighting & Fire Extinguisher Safety Training Test
Testing conducted throughout this online Firefighting & Fire Extinguisher Safety course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved. Supplemental materials necessary to complete this course can be accessed online.
Approximately 90 minutes
Understanding how fires burn
The fire triangle
The fire tetrahedron
Physical states of fuel
Types of heat
The role of oxygen in fires
Fire extinguisher ratings and classifications
Fire extinguishing agents
Types of fire extinguishers
Fire extinguisher inspections
Basic firefighting procedures