What Are Some Things Required for Fire Extinguisher Certification?

Some things that are required for fire extinguisher certification are completing 100 experience and education credits, applying for certification by submitting applicable paperwork and paying associated fees. Additional resources, online training and certification information is available online from websites, such as the National Association of Fire Equipment Distributors and Fire Protection Certification, Ltd.

In 2003, the National Association of Fire Equipment Distributors created the first certification program for fire suppression technicians and they offer online courses in certification preparation training, safety awareness, introduction to fire extinguishers, cartridge-operated extinguishers, inspection and maintenance and wheeled dry chemical fire extinguishers. All courses are available online and take approximately six hours to complete.