Understanding Fire Safety Training Course
Our Understanding Fire Safety is a training course that looks at a variety of ways in which a fire can start and is perfect training to help raise everyone's awareness of potential fire hazards and how a 5-step fire risk assessment can help. It looks at ways fire risks in the premises can be removed or minimised to ensure the workplace remains safe.
This course will provide the learner with clear and systematic information covering firefighting equipment, legal requirements, and ways of achieving compliance. It will inform individuals in all job levels of their fire safety responsibilities in the workplace.
Every workplace must have someone who understands fire safety; more often than not, it’s someone who has completed a fire warden training course. This individual ensures that systems and procedures are in place that safeguards everyone in the workplace, including managers, workers, visitors and the general public.
- 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 Online Understanding Fire Safety Training for?
This online 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.
With every workplace needing to have a responsible person otherwise known as a fire warden, a Fire Warden Training course will help highlight the role's responsibility.
Understanding Fire Safety 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 Understanding Fire Safety 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 course is to raise all employee’s awareness and to look at ways in which a 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 Understanding Fire Safety
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.
How To Order and Access Your Course
Ordering Courses and Payment
Add your selected courses to the basket using the Green ‘Add to Basket’ button. Once you have added all the required courses to the basket, you can then start the checkout process and complete your purchase using a Credit or Debit Card.
Please note: For organisations ordering 10 or more units of training there is an option to pay via invoice. Contact the office on 01482 861 040 and we can process your order over the telephone.
Accessing the Training Course
Now you have completed your order we will email you a Receipt along with a second email titled ‘Online Course Registration Details’. This will contain all the information you will need to register a user on the Training Course. Emails are sent within minutes of a completed transaction so as soon as you complete your order you will receive your confirmation emails straight away.
Registering on the Training Course
The Online Course Registration Details will contain a Course Code and a unique Course Activation Key – these can be used to create a user account and access the Training Course. Follow the instructions to get up and running on the course.
Please note: If you have ordered more than one course you will receive multiple Course Activation Keys in the Course Registration email.
Once you have passed the assessment your certificate will be immediately available to print and download 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.
Have further questions, or need some support? Our team is on hand to help you every step of the way – from checking out on the website, gaining access to the course, and downloading your certificate. Call a member of the team on 01482 861 040 or email us on firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be happy to help you along the way.
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