Course Details...

Fire Safety - Awareness

Course ID FS001_1
Course Duration 1/2 day
Delegate: Trainer 12:1
Certificate Validity 3 Years
Dedicated Course £400

Course overview

This course is classroom based and designed to familiarise delegates with the core requirements in basic Fire Safety 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.

Course prerequisite

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.

Who is this course for?

Delegates attending this course will have a need or desire to gain a basic understanding of fire safety. 

This course will address

  • Legislation.
  • Fire Emergency Evacuation Plans.
  • Fire and Emergency Signage.
  • Housekeeping, escape routes, fire doors.
  • Discovering a fire and raising the alarm.
  • Evacuation procedures, escape routes and final exit points.
  • Assembly points.
  • Calling the Fire and Rescue Service.
  • The elements of combustion and a basic theory of fire.
  • Types of fire.
  • Types of extinguishing agents.
  • The appropriate extinguisher for each type of fire.
  • Identification and use of 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.