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Fire training courses

Under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 employers have a legal responsibility to provide staff with adequate instruction and training in fire safety.

We offer three fire training courses:

Fire warden training

This half-day course is designed to give designated fire wardens the confidence to respond effectively in a real-fire situation. The course also provides them with an improved fire safety awareness that can help to support a fire-aware culture in the workplace. The course covers:

  • Causes of fire
  • Fire prevention
  • Human behaviour
  • An overview of fire fighting equipment
  • Fire detection
  • Evacuation and assembly
  • Human behaviour.

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Fire risk assessment training

This one-day course is suitable for those people expected to carry out fire risk assessments in low-risk environments under the Regulatory Reform Order (Fire Safety) 2005.

  • Summary of the legislation
  • Five stages of risk assessment
  • Fire Hazards
  • Fire Prevention
  • Potential for fire and smoke spread
  • Means of escape and housekeeping
  • Arson Prevention
  • Fire Fighting Equipment
  • Fire detection and warning systems
  • Evacuation plans including those for disabled persons
  • Staff instruction and training
  • Record keeping
  • The Fire Service as the enforcing authority.

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Fire safety training

This half-day course gives an awareness of general fire safety issues and is suitable for all employees. It provides an overview of:

  • How fires start
  • Fire prevention
  • Fire fighting equipment
  • Good housekeeping
  • Evacuation and assembly.

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