Fire Extinguisher Training Courses

Portable Fire Extinguisher Recharging and Maintenance

DURATION: 4 days

PRICE: £690.00


This four day fire extinguisher maintenance training course will provide you with BAFE approved fire extinguisher knowledge. 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 BAFE examination, an integral element of the BAFE SP101 Competency of Portable Fire Extinguisher Organisations and Technicians.

What’s included?

  • three days’ training
  • BAFE examination fee (one day)
  • lunch, tea and coffee
  • Free digital copy of our Fire Extinguisher Handbook worth £20 + VAT


  • BAFE Theory and practice of servicing portable fire extinguishers
  • CFPA Europe Portable Fire Extinguihser Maintenance Technician
  • Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) 19.5 CPD hours

Price: £690 + VAT, FPA members receive a 10% discount
In-house cost: £5900 + VAT, FPA members receive a 10% discount (max 10 delegates)
Duration: 4 days (3 days training and 1-day assessment)

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


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