This course is predominantly classroom based and designed to familiarise delegates with the core requirements of fire safety, standard prevention measures and good housekeeping as well as train them to effectively respond in the event of a fire.
This course syllabus is delivered in accordance with Fire Protection Association recommendation but can be adapted to meet with your organisations Fire Assessment.
Delegates will be assessed by the trainer during the course and a final written and practical assessment will complete the certification process.
Delegates attending this course must meet the following minimum standards…
- A professional attitude and a willingness to learn.
- A good understanding of written and spoken English.
- Numeracy skills.
- Confidence, Aptitude and Inclination.
Who is this course for?
Delegates attending this course will have a need or desire to gain an understanding of fire safety in order to manage fire safety in their own environment as well as manage effective evacuations in the event of a fire.
This course will address
- Roles and Responsibilities.
- Fire Emergency Evacuation Plan.
- Fire and Emergency Signage.
- Maintenance of registers, escape routes, fire doors and housekeeping.
- Discovery of a fire and raising the alarm.
- Calling the fire and rescue and emergency service.
- Evacuation procedures, escape routes and final exit points.
- Managing people to assembly points and accounting for personnel.
- Fire drills and reviews.
- Understand the elements of combustion and a basic theory of fire.
- Awareness of types of Fire.
- Awareness of types of extinguishing agents.
- The appropriate extinguisher for each type of fire/fire risk.
- Identification and use of extinguishers.
- Carry out basic fire risk assessments.
- Practical training in the use of fire extinguishers.
Content and Delivery in accordance with
- The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
- Fire Protection Association.
Additional Reference Material
- Health and Safety at Work Etc Act 1974.
- Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.
- Lifting Operations and Lifting Equipment Regulations 1998.
- Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations 1998.
- Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals Regulations) 1996.
- Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992.