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About this course

Our one-day fire course provides basic fire theory and practical fire fighting experience for groups or individuals using portable fire fighting equipment to extinguish a variety of fires. 

The course is company-specific and fire exercises are tailored to the fuel or chemicals stored at the workplace. 

The course can be tailored to specific industries and can be conducted either at our safety training centre or at a suitable customer site.

What you'll learn

On completion of the course, you will have increased your knowledge of fire and undertaken appropriate level practical fire exercises. 

You should be able to describe the reasons for fire classification and the need for fire prevention; describe the actions to be taken in an emergency; and extinguish a variety of fires using water, foam, dry powder and carbon dioxide.  

Please see our Covid-19 statement and guidance for those attending maritime training and certification courses and exams at Solent University from week commencing 6 July 2020.

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Please contact admissions for course availability and to book.

Contact us

Please contact the admissions team if you require more information about this course.

Online bookings will be confirmed with joining information within one working day of the booking being made. Confirmation of payment should be received in the normal way.

Please ensure that you follow the booking process and do not enter payment details more than once, unless you are booking more than one course. If you experience any issues, please email

Admissions Team

Normal office hours are (UK time):

08.30 - 17.00 Monday to Thursday
08.30 - 16.30 Friday