This one-day ‘no jargon’ firework training course is designed to give enthusiastic amateurs an introduction to domestic (retail) fireworks. It is suitable for those at a beginners to an intermediate level, and will enable you to get the most out of your display and use Category 3 material safely and to your best advantage.
The course is taught in a relaxed atmosphere and includes some hands-on sessions outside. It features advice on set-up, firework safety, display design and much more.
No previous experience is required and all attendees will go away with new ideas to help make their displays not only safer but more exciting. There will also be a new section on electric firing.
All aspects of Category 3 fireworks are covered including:
  • Firework Chemistry
  •  Firework Types
  •  Firework Fuses
  •  The Display Site
  •  Display Design & The Running Order
  •  Display Roles & Responsibilities
  •  Display Layout & Rigging
  •  Hand Firing / Electric Firing
  •  Monitoring The Display
  •  Clearing The Site
  •  Risk Assessment
  •  Fireworks Legislation
Throughout the day there will be ‘hands-on’ sessions outside. You will also receive a certificate of attendance.
A full day’s course, including notes, buffet lunch and refreshments, costs £175 per person.
GET ONE PLACE FREE when you spend £1000 or more on our retail fireworks range (available from
Our 2019 courses will be held on
Saturday September 14th – SOLD OUT. Please email to see if any late availability
Sunday September 15th – SOLD OUT. Please email to see if any late availability 
LOCATION: The Fireworks Training School, Rocket Park, Half Moon Lane, Pepperstock, near Luton LU1 4LL.

If you wish to claim a free place or would like more information,  please contact Paula Farney, our Training Manager, on  0800 511 5110 or email

TRAINING UPDATE: 2020 course dates now available to book. The dates are Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th September.