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Training Course for Certificate of Competency


Objectives of this course:

To enable participants to qualify as operators in the inspection, maintenance and recharging of fire extinguishers.

Course Contents

1. Introduction to fire extinguishers.

2. Types of fire extinguishers and their classification and ratings.

3. Overview of SS EN 3 – specification for extinguishers.

4. Detailed study of SS 578 – selection, distribution, maintenance, recharging and hydro-testing (theory and practical).


Each participant who passes the examinations will receive a Certificate of Competency enabling them to be qualified operators in the maintenance of fire extinguishers in Singapore.

Entry requirements:

Applicants must have completed secondary two mathematics and science or possess NITEC/NTC qualifications and be working in this trade to benefit from this course.

Who should attend:

Persons who are currently working as fire extinguisher service personnel and wish to be certified as qualified operators in the inspection, maintenance and recharging of fire extinguishers.

How to apply:

Complete and return the application form together with course fees by 8 Oct 2018 to:
(Cheques shall be made payable to “The Institution of Fire Engineers (UK)”.

The Institution of Fire Engineers
32 Ang Mo Kio Industrial Park 2
#07-06 Sing Industrial Complex
Singapore 569510

Training course for Certificate of Competency Application Form

Disclaimer & Refund Policy:

The Organiser reserves the right to postpone or cancel the course without assigning any reasons.

2. If applicant withdraws his application prior to 4 weeks before commencement of the course or course is cancelled – full refund of course fees by participant.

3. If applicant withdraws his application between 4 and 2 weeks prior to commencement of the course – 50% refund of course fees paid by participant.

4. No refund of course fees if applicant withdraws within 2 weeks of course commencement date.

Enquires & further information please contact IFE Secretariat:

Call Ms Esther: Tel: 63389274; email: ifespore@singnet.com.sg