Fundamentals of Fire Extinguishment

Fundamentals of Fire Extinguishment


Credits 1.0

30-day access

The Fundamentals of Fire Extinguishment course will teach you more about fires and how to put them out!

This course will prepare you for NICET testing in Special Hazards.

Course Topics:

  • Classes of fire
  • Extinguishing Agents:
    • Carbon Dioxide
    • Halon
    • Dry Chemical
    • Combustible Metal Agents
    • Foams
    • Water

Each lesson is followed by a quiz designed to test your knowledge and understanding of the course material. Start studying today!

Understand the Fundamentals of Fire Extinguishment.

This course provides the knowledge to:

  • Identify classes of fire
  • Determine fire extinguishment methods 
  • Distinguish the types of extinguishing agents and their applications

If your state or requiring agency needs a course approval, please submit request to

  • Illinois