Hot work - certification course

This course aims to provide those conducting hot work with the necessary knowledge and skills, and enable them to approach their work with an emphasis on safety.


NOK 1 350,- ex. vat

Course information

Course name: Hot work - certification course
Duration: 4,5 hours
Language: Norwegian English Polish
This course is also available as a classroom course

The fire extinguishing exercise must have been completed in the last 24 months, or within three months of passing the course.

A confirmation of the completed fire extinguishing exercise must be sent to Trainor as soon as possible and no later than three months after passing the e-learning course.

After January 1st 2020, the safety regulations have been updated and these you will find attached here - it is important that the participants read this in addition to the course.

Safety regulations for performance of hot work (PDF)

English documentation of practical extinguishing exercise (DOCX)

Norwegian documentation of practical extinguishing exercise (DOCX)

Norwegian instructions for completing practical extinguishing excercise (PDF)


The course aims to give participants the knowledge, skills and attitudes needed to carry out hot work safely.

Target group:

All those who do hot work.

Examples of hot work include welding, cutting, grinding, angle grinding, soldering, roofing work involving an open flame or hot air equipment, and other open-flame work.

Course subjects:

●   Background for the certification requirements
●   Reducing fire
●   Public regulations and insurance company requirements
●   Fire theory, including the fire triangle, flammability, rate of fire consumption, stages of fire, and fire development.
●   Fire extinguishing methods
●   First aid and how to be prepared
●   Using gases
●   Risk assessment
●   Protective measures before starting hot work
●   Fire watch
●   Responsibilities associated with hot work

The course ends with a test. When you have passed the test, and we have received documentation from your Company that you have also completed training in fire extinguishing, we will issue you with a Hot Work certificate. Fire extinguishing training must have been completed during the last two years, or shortly after taking this course.

The certificate is valid in the Nordic area for five years, after which it must be renewed.


When you have completed the course and submitted proof of having completed a fire extinguishing exercise, you will be issued with an electronic certificate in the mobile app "Bvis" by the Norwegian Fire Prevention Association.

Trainor App

This course can be downloaded and completed offline.

System requirements

This course can be run on a computer, tablet or smartphone. If you are on a handheld device, we recommend that you are on a wireless broadband network. 

Recommended bandwith is 1.5 Mbps. If you experience problems during the course we recommend using the web browser Google Chrome.

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