Online training course - Flammable Liquids and Powders

The 'Working Safely with Flammable Liquids and Powders' training course looks at flammable liquid and powder hazards, highlighting the consequences when correct handling techniques and control measures are not adopted. This health and safety course deals with the precautions that are needed to ensure control measures are used and maintained properly.

Course modules :

  • Introduction
    Introduces the dangers of flammable liquids and powders.
  • Understanding the Risks
    Explains the term 'flash-point' and introduces the three components of the fire triangle (fuel, heat and oxygen).
  • Removing the Danger
    Considers the measures which should be taken to prevent the release of flammable vapours.
  • Sources of Ignition
    Looks at the five main sources of ignition: static electricity, sparks from electrical equipment, fire, heat and sparks from ferrous tools.
  • Control Measures
    Describes the control measures which should be taken to reduce the risk of fire and explosion.
  • Your Responsibilities
    Considers the correct working procedures to be followed by everyone involved with flammable liquids and powders.
  • Self Test
    20 questions covering each of the previous modules. A certificate is offered if the test is passed.


The Flammable Liquids and Powders training course is for:

Employers, managers, employees, the self-employed and any persons responsible for managing flammable liquids and powders in the work place.

Flammable Liquids and Powders Safety course timing:

The 'Working Safely with Flammable Liquids and Powders' training course takes approximately 55 minutes to complete. You are purchasing one copy of this course, with one attempt at the test at the end.

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Tracking of progress takes place on every page of the course. Therefore, if there is a failure for any reason, you can log in again and carry on with the course until completion.

Self Assessment

The course contains an interactive self assessment with multiple choice questions to test your understanding of the contents of the course. On successful completion of the test, you will receive a downloadable certificate of competency which you may print.

How to buy and do the course

Each course costs 14.95+vat (17.94) which you order and pay for online. Payment is via paypal, which allows you to use a debit or credit card. We are not given any of the payment or personal details.

When you purchase a course - you are buying one copy of the course which contains tutorial material and a test. The test has a passmark of 75%, and you get one go at the test. If you fail it, you must buy another copy and have another go.

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