PRINCIPLES OF FIRE SAFETY AWARENESS LEVEL 1

Group Price from £280.00 + Vat.
Add £8.00 / person for accreditation if required.

This Fire Safety Awareness course covers the basics that every employee is required to know by law including The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, the safe use of fire extinguishers, the action to be taken in the event of a fire and fire prevention. It will further embed the specific policies / procedures and individuals roles & responsibilities of your employees including what they do in the event of a fire.

Course Description

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This level 1 accredited Fire Safety Awareness course was formerly Ofqual accredited as a QCF but is now RQF and is designed to provide your employees with the knowledge they are lawfully required to have in order to comply with all relevant legislation. The course is tailored to your Policy / procedures & will refresh previous knowledge and further embed this knowledge. Delegates on this course will understand how fire starts, spreads and puts lives at serious risk, by re-familiarising your employees with this knowledge it will assist them to help you in your fire prevention systems. Delegates will know what to do when the fire alarm sounds and where to go during your “evacuation drills”.

Accredited course – multi choice exam of 15 questions over 30 mins.

This course is fully compliant with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

This training can be taken as a non accredited course, see Fire Safety Awareness. There is no end of course exam on the non accredited course.

If 2 half day (3 hours each) Fire Safety Awareness sessions are booked for the same day, the second course is half price.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  1. State their role in dealing with a Fire Emergency Situation.
  2. Identify fire safety hazards in their workplace.
  3. State how fires can be prevented in their workplace.
  4. Select and safely use appropriate fire fighting equipment
  5. State their individual responsibility in the workplace fire evacuation procedure

In-house courses are available across England & Wales.

Course content

  • Fire Prevention
    • The Fire Triangle.
    • Identify fire hazards and potential hazards in the workplace and corrective action required to make the area safe.
    • Types of fire.
  • Fire Extinction
    • Identify differences in fire fighting equipment.
    • Fire extinguisher symbols
    • Contents of extinguishers.
    • Hose / Nozzle.
    • Match correct equipment to type of fire.
    • Safe and effective use of fire extinguishers.
    • Personal safety.
    • Safe use of fire blanket.
    • To fight or not to fight.

 

  • Fire Evacuation
    • Action to take when you discover a fire.
    • Action to take when you hear the fire alarm.
    • Calling the emergency services.
    • Do’s and Don’ts during fire evacuation
    • The Assembly Point.
    • Assisting the Fire Brigade and what information they require.
    • Contingency plans – what if’s?