Fire Safety Training Course
Our Fire Safety Training course looks at a variety of ways in which a fire can start to help raise everyone’s awareness of potential fire hazards. It looks at ways in which fire risks can be removed or minimised to ensure the workplace remains a safe environment.
This course will provide the learner with clear and systematic information covering the legal requirements and ways of achieving compliance. It will inform individuals in all job levels and responsibilities about the role they must play in fire safety in the workplace.
Every workplace must have someone in charge, a "responsible person", to ensure that there are systems and procedures in place that safeguards everyone in the workplace, including managers, workers, visitors and the general public. Advice, information and training are required.
- Helps you comply with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
- Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
- Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
- Assured by RoSPA & Accredited by CPD
- Certificate on successful completion
- Course duration: 90 minutes
- Unlimited resits at no cost
Who is this Fire Safety Training for?
This course can be taken by employees, including managers and supervisors, who need to have a good understanding of fire safety and fire hazards in the workplace, which will help to ensure the workplace remains a safer working environment for everyone.
Fire Safety Training Certification
Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
This training course and it's content has also been assured by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.
Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Fire Safety Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.
Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.
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The aim of this fire safety training course is to raise all employee’s awareness and look at ways in which fire can become a hazard in a variety of environments.
Identifying the presence of certain elements and substances, which can start a fire, can help to minimise or remove the risk of a fire starting. A fire can start and quickly get out of hand where there is a lack of appropriate control measures in place.
This course covers fire regulations and compliance and looks at what can happen when fire safety rules are ignored.
On completion of the course, you should be able to:
- Name the regulations relevant to fire safety
- Identify who may enforce fire safety in the workplace
- Recognise the role of the ‘Responsible person’
- List the four main areas that must be addressed to comply with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
- List the 5-steps of a fire risk assessment
- Identify what must be included in a fire risk assessment
- List the 6 Classifications of fire accepted in Europe
Training Course Content
This course is made up of the following modules:
An Introduction to Fire Safety Training
This section covers an introduction to fire safety and statistics relating to fires in the workplace.
Module 1 - Fire Risks and Prevention
This section covers the what the fire triangle is and which elements make it up, highly flammable fuels, chemical reactions – vapours and fumes, oxidising materials and arson.
Module 2 - Fire Safety Legislation
This section covers the regulations and legislation which cover fire safety, the responsible person, compliance, fire safety risk assessments, warning signs and the different classification of fires.
Module 3 - Fire Fighting
This section covers the rules for firefighting, fire extinguishers and the different types of extinguishers, ways to tackle a fire and how fire can spread.
Module 4 - Working with Dangerous Chemicals and Items
This section covers the different types of chemicals that could be encountered in the workplace, what manufacturers of chemicals are required to identify on their chemicals. Storage of dangerous items, working with combustible dusts and petrol and diesel products, PPE and site safety.
On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 30 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.
The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.
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