Trainings of the professional fire department

In the event of a fire, the most important thing is to act quickly and correctly. That's why the professional fire department offers training in "First and Extended Firefighting Assistance".

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  • First extinguishing assistance are extinguishing measures carried out before the arrival of the fire department by individuals with available small extinguishers.
  • Extended extinguishing assistance are organized extinguishing measures that are carried out before the arrival of the fire department by company employees with provided extinguishing equipment.

What does the Innsbruck professional fire department training course involve?


The training in first and/or extended extinguishing assistance takes around two hours and can only be carried out on site until further notice. This requires a training room with a projector and a suitable outdoor space (at least 10x10 meters) with a power connection.

It includes:

  • One hour of theory on the handling, operation and use of various small extinguishers, including an instructional video.
  • Simulations of various fire situations in which the training participants practise the extinguishing methods learned in theory with the small extinguishers on the fire extinguisher training device.


  • 478.50 euros - regardless of the number of participants
  • Additional: Costs for the training fire extinguishers

Practice fire extinguishers:

  • You must obtain the practice fire extinguishers yourself.
  • Do not use powder extinguishers (heavy contamination). Choose foam and carbon dioxide extinguishers instead.
  • The City Department Professional fire department will be happy to provide you with information on the number of fire extinguishers required.
  • Information on companies that lend out fire extinguishers for this purpose can also be obtained from Lade City Department Professional fire department

Number of participants:

The number of participants is limited to 25 so that all participants have the opportunity to practice sufficiently with the fire extinguishers.

For more information, please contact the City Department Professional fire department