Extinguisher Refresher

Course Information

Duration: 1 day

Dates: Click here for the British Fire Consortium Training Dates

Scheduled Venues: This course is held regularly at various venues including Stirling, Kidderminster, London Biggin Hill, Northampton and Doncaster. The course is also available at your own premises with prices available upon request.

Level: BFC accredited course to the requirements of BS5306-3.

Fee: £175.00 + VAT per person (£125.00 + VAT for BFC members). The Course fee includes lunch and refreshments but excludes accommodation.

Trainers: Graham Newman


This course will be invaluable for technicians originally trained more than 3 years ago by:

  • FIA
  • BAFE
  • The British Fire Consortium


This intensive one-day programme covers the revised requirements of BS5306 part 3:2003 and part 8:2000 to ensure that qualified Extinguisher Technicians meet the requirements in BS5306 for 'Competent Persons' to receive refreshers now every 3 years.

  • Written Assessment Paper
  • Introduction to BS5306 parts 3 and 8
  • Our environmental responsibilities
  • The amendments to BS5306 part 3 and how they affect Extinguisher Service Technicians
  • New Products
  • Basic service, Extended Service and Overhaul procedures
  • Provision and Siting of Extinguishers
  • Practical Servicing Experience


  • Introduction
  • The Competent Person
  • BS EN3 Extinguisher Construction
  • Provision and Siting of Extinguishers
  • Periodic Inspection of Extinguishers
  • Extinguishant Propellants
  • Extinguishing Agents
  • Practical Servicing Experience


To reserve your place or places on the course, please contact us