Fire Extinguisher Recharging and Maintenance

Duration: 4 day(s)

This four-day course will provide you with BAFE approved fire extinguisher knowledge and understanding. It is a legal requirement that most fire extinguishers are serviced correctly and regularly by a competent technician, to remain effective in the event of a fire.  The course offers an efficient and cost-effective solution for organisations which operate on one or more sites to undertake their own servicing and maintenance. 
Learning outcomes
  • Knowledge of the correct servicing regime to be adopted for specific types of portable fire extinguisher.
  • The skills necessary to sit the theory and practical exam of servicing portable fire extinguishers in accordance with the requirements of BS 5306 Parts 3 and 8 (invigilated by BAFE), an integral element of the BAFE SP101 Competency of Portable Fire Extinguisher Organisations and Technicians Scheme.
  • The Theory and practice of servicing portable fire extinguishers in accordance with the requirements of BS 5306 Parts 3 and 8 certificate (issued by BAFE) valid for 3 years
  • This course has been awarded 19.5 IFE CPD hours 
  • CFPA Portable Fire Extinguisher Maintenance Technician

Price: £690+VAT, FPA members receive a 10% discount 

In-Company price: £5900 +VAT, FPA members receive a 10% discount

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Fire Extinguisher Recharging and Maintenance
  • Maintenance and facilities staff
  • Fire safety consultants
  • Fire safety technicians
  • Sellers and estimators
  • Premises managers
  • Those looking to gain the extinguisher technicians qualification


After 3 years a refresher course should be undertaken to keep knowledge up to date

  • C12 Portable Fire Extinguishers Technicians Refresher
  • C05 Certificate in Fire Risk Assessment
The course content includes:
  • types of fire and smoke spread
  • methods of fire extinguishment
  • extinguisher construction
  • recharging procedures
  • disposal of medium
  • preparing a report to the responsible person
  • provision and siting
  • gas cartridges
  • inspection and servicing
  • extinguishing agents

Course details

Date Location Available
20190923 23/09/2019 - 26/09/2019 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 11 £ 690.00
20191104 04/11/2019 - 07/11/2019 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 12 £ 690.00
20191209 09/12/2019 - 12/12/2019 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 12 £ 690.00

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