The BAFE Diploma is the defining award for fire extinguisher technicians to assure competence and skill to provide this service.
The BAFE Diploma is awarded to fire extinguisher technicians who meet all of the demands of the BAFE SP101 scheme (Competency of Portable Fire Extinguisher Organisations and Technicians).
This is not to be confused with the exam ‘Theory and practice of servicing portable fire extinguishers in accordance with the requirements of BS 5306 Parts 3 and 8’ – which is only part of the requirements to gain the BAFE Diploma.
The BAFE Diploma for fire extinguisher technicians is made up of the following requirements:
Only at this point will a fire extinguisher technician be awarded the BAFE Diploma, which is the essential award required to achieve BAFE Registered fire extinguisher technician status – working for a BAFE SP101 Registered organisation (who also have been audited to ensure competence to deliver these services).
Legal obligations nationwide require the appointed responsible person for fire safety for commercial/non-domestic premises to have adequate fire protection.