Fire Fighting & Prevention

Course Specifications:

Mode of Study:



2 weeks




Course Description

It is estimated that more than 2,500 workplace fires occur every day. And no matter how good your company’s fire extinguishing equipment are, if the workers who will use them are not trained, the extinguishers and extinguishers and equipment will remain useless.

To prevent deaths and human injury, damage to property and consequent losses, it is essential that all company workers be trained in fire fighting and prevention techniques.

Course objective:

  • To equip employees with knowledge and skills in fire prevention and control
  • To prevent loss of life and personal injury to employees.
  • To protect company property, and
  • Provide uninterrupted operations.

Course OutLine

  • Introduction/Definitions
  • How fires start.
  • How fire are classified.
  • Ignition sources of fire.
  • How to prevent fire
  • How to identify the proper fire Extinguisher to use
  • How to use a portable fire Extinguisher.
  • How to extinguish fires.
  • How to inspect your fire extinguisher.
  • How to use an emergency action plan.
  • How to evacuate a burning building.
  • What to do if trapped in a burning building

Who should take this course: All company Employees

Methodology: Lectures, Practicals & Film Show.

End of Course Assessment/ Examination

An online assessment is taken on completion of the training. You will be asked multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 50%. The answers are marked automatically so you instantly know whether you have passed. If you don’t pass, do not worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.


On successful completion of the course, participants will be issued with a personalized DPR/ Shell Accredited Fire Fighting and Prevention, and delivered by post (DHL delivery service) the next working day.

Fee for postal delivery of certificate by DHL: To be determined.