This 2 hour course covers the basic operation of portable fire extinguishers including fire blankets. Delegates will gain the necessary knowledge and skill to safely operate a portable fire extinguisher. Additionally, the delegate will develop the awareness of when and when not to tackle a fire. Delegates gain practical experience of operating portable fire extinguishers to attack small fires when safe to do so. The course material and handouts are used in conjunction with the Department for Communities and Local Government Fire Safety Guides and the current legislation.