Safety 'n Action Safety 'n Action AXIOM TRAINING

Fire Extinguisher Short Course

Key Information

Duration: 3 Hours

Maximum Attendees: 12

Training available nationwide at one of our centres, or your own workplace

Price (excl GST)

$1440 Company Booking

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Learn how to evaluate fire scenarios and take the appropriate corrective action to stay safe.

This short course will provide you with an understanding of the basic principles around the physics, chemistry and behaviour of different fires, before demonstrating fire suppression methods, techniques and equipment. You will also carry out a series of practical scenarios, so that you and your team know exactly how to handle a real-life situation in the workplace and at home.

In accordance with the requirements to maintain Consent to Assess for the unit standards taught on this course, Safety ‘n Action had this course pre moderated and approved by our standard setting body, The Skills Organisation.

Students need to have 3 months of work experience in the industry prior to doing the course.

Please bring along your ID - We need to verify the identity of students in attendance, please bring ID with you on the day of training.

  • Unit Standards - FE SC (Click to see more detail)









    Suppress fire with hand extinguishers and fixed hose reels


Key Learning Outcomes:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge around the basic principles of the chemistry and physics of fire
  2. Demonstrate knowledge relating to the classes of fire and fire suppression methods and techniques
  3. Select and implement a strategy to deal with a fire

Entry Criteria:

  1. All students are required to have a level of written and oral English equivalent to NCEA level 1 (year 11) or IELTS 5.5 or higher, to be eligible to attend our courses. The person responsible for making bookings or authorising attendance on the course must agree to these Terms and Conditions prior to acceptance of their student(s) onto the course. Where a student does not meet our English language requirement a reader/writer must be supplied by the student or the person responsible for authorising the student’s attendance. The reader/writer cannot be another student attending the same course.

“The trainer was amazing and well informative with explaining and instructing us. Was great to upskill about something I thought I didn't have more to about.”

Student Feedback March 2022