BAFE FAQs

What is the BS 5306 exam?

The BS 5306 exam ‘Theory and practice of servicing portable fire extinguishers in accordance with the requirements of BS 5306 Parts 3 and 8’ is the recognised exam that is part of the requirements in achieving the BAFE Diploma and BAFE SP101 Fire Extinguisher Technician registered status.

Please note achieving this certification (from a BAFE invigilated exam) only does not authorise the holder to trade as a BAFE (or BSI) authorised company or technician nor does it authorise the use of any associated logo or trademark (i.e. BAFE or BSI logo or insinuating BAFE Registration).

To become BAFE SP101 Registered to perform fire extinguisher servicing/maintenance please review information for the BAFE SP101 Scheme.