FEX - Safe Use of Fire Extinguishers


The Safe Use of Fire Extinguishers course is to enable staff to recognise the different types of fires, know which type of extinguisher to use on them and extinguish a small fire.

Content covered during this course include:

  • Definition of fire
  • Fire and flash overs
  • Fire triangle
  • Methods of fire extinguishing
  • How fire spreads
  • Fire prevention
  • Storage of combustible materials
  • Building features
  • Means of escape in case of fire
  • Extinguishers - colour codes
  • Which extinguisher to use
  • Extinguisher practical
  • Fire blankets
  • Water/Foam/Powder/CO2

Course Information

Course duration

  • Half day course

Assessment & exams

  • Delegates will be continuously assessed throughout the course and via multiple choice assessment paper


  • Delegates will receive a CMT certificate and ID card valid for three years

Booking and further information

For further information or to book a place please call 08433 301236 or email us