Participants who have completed this course will be able to

  • Have the knowledge of how and when to fight a fire safely in its early stages
  • Operate a fire extinguisher 
  • Understand the triangle of combustion 
  • Make the considerable difference between the fire being safely extinguished and a potential disaster occurring
  • Understand safe means of escape
  • Identify safe assembly points 


Who should attend?

All employees - As per legal requirement under Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 Section 11 



2 Hour


Course Content


  • Legislation
  • The Triangle of Combustion
  • Methods of Extinction
  • Methods of Heat Transfer
  • Classes of Fire
  • Types of Portable Extinguishers and use
  • The most Common Sources of Fires

In addition we will instruct your employees on specific issues relevant to your place of work including:

  • Fire alarm system
  • Evacuation procedures
  • Means of escape
  • Assembly Points


All candidates will have the opportunity to use a portable fire extinguisher, under supervision of our trained instructors, on a live fire demonstration*.



National Safety Centre Certificate of Attendance


*Additional Information:

Suitable outdoor space is required for the gas fire demonstration.



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