This online course will cover the principles of travelling to an incident. It will look at all the areas that need addressing.

Who is the course aimed at?

All those in the fire industry who need to understand the principles of fire science.


 The course covers the following:

  • Combustion
  • Fire tetrahedron
  • Fire development
  • Heat release rate
  • Flame in cavity
  • Fire classifications
  • Calorific potential
  • Flame angle
  • Flashover
  • Smoke
  • Heat transfer mechanisms
  • Conduction
  • Convection
  • Radiation
  • Smoke venting
  • Effect of fire on wood
  • Coanda effect
  • Stack effect
  • Stagnation