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Instructor Led Classroom

(4-6 HOURS)

The Fire Watch course is based off Alberta OH&S legislation. In this course we will teach the basics of looking out for flammable hazards during hot work and how to operate and use basic equipment such as a fire extinguisher among other tools.

Intended for

Students will learn when to sound the alarm and act responsibly in order prevent injury to other workers and damage to company property. Students will identify hazards, implement controls and choose the right equipment for the task.

Upon Completion

Upon successful completion of the Fire Watch training program, you will be knowledgeable and demonstrate proficiency. An instructor led presentation, review exercises, class discussion, written knowledge test and a passing grade of 80% on the practical exam, you will receive a Certificate of Completion that does not expire. You will demonstrate the operation of a fire extinguisher in a simulated fire exercise.

Course Content

  • Legislation & standards pertaining to fire hazards
  • Fire Watch planning
  • Types of Extinguishers, Agents, and Classifications
  • Types of Fires, Classifications, and Behaviours
  • Operation of Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Watch Duties and Responsibilities

Students must be on time and present for all course content instruction. Students who miss any course content cannot be certified and registration fees will not be reimbursed, as per the Cancellation Policy