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 also addresses basic fire fighting skills, survival techniques if trapped in smoke and basic First Aid needs for burns and smoke inhalation.
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 appropriate knowledge and skills on take on responsibility in regard to fire safety and fire risk management.
This course will address...
- Fire Emergency Evacuation Plan.
- Fire and Emergency Signage.
- Maintenance of housekeeping, registers, escape routes, fire doors.
- Discovery of a fire and raising the alarm.
- Calling the Fire and Rescue Service.
- Evacuation procedures, escape routes and final exit points.
- Managing people to assembly points and accounting for personnel.
- Understand the elements of combustion and a basic theory of fire.
- Be aware of types of fire and their relative extinguishing agents.
- Carry out basic fire risk assessments.
- Identify and use extinguishers.
- Complete practical training in the use of fire extinguishers.
- Understand basic fire fighting skills, and survival techniques if trapped in smoke.
- Understand basic First Aid needs for burns and smoke inhalation.
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.