PRINCIPLES OF FIRE SAFETY LEVEL 2

Group Price from £300.00 + Vat
Add £8.00 / person for accreditation if required.

This 4 hour Fire Marshals course builds on the basic Fire Safety Awareness course & is designed to provide your designated “Competent Persons” with sufficient knowledge & confidence to take control in a fire emergency originating at work.

Course Description

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The Principles of Fire Safety course provides information and hands on experience to qualify the delegates as Fire Marshals / Wardens, the training enables the delegates to assist the “Responsible Person” in undertaking fire risk assessment, prevention / inspection duties, planning of fire drills & to take control in the event of a fire at work according to the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. This course was formerly accredited as Ofqual QCF but has recently been superceded to RQF in 2017.

This Fire Safety training course can be taken as a non accredited unit if necessary to eliminate the certification cost providing your needs assessment is suitable and sufficient.

Course Objectives

By the end of the course delegates will be:

  1. Aware of the importance of safe working practice
  2. Aware of their company’s fire & evacuation policy / procedure
  3. Capable of giving assistance to the Fire Risk Assessement, there importance & the legal requirements
  4. Aware of the causes of fire, the way fire spreads & the methods used to control fires
  5. Capable of using various types of fire extinguishers
  6. Aware of the information to be passed to the Fire Service on their arrival
  7. Capable of hazard recognition & their responsibility for reporting

Delegate numbers are limited to 12 on this course due to the “hands on” aspect & the amount of delegate participation.

Course content

  • Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
    • Current legislation
    • Responsibilities
  • The Role of the Fire Marshal
  • Causes of Fire
    • The Fire Triangle
  • How Fire Spreads
    • Convection
    • Conduction
    • Radiation
    • Flashover
    • Backdraft
  • Arson
    • Statistics
    • Safeguarding against
  • Fire Detection & Warning
  • Means of Escape

 

  • Risk Assessment
    • Identify levels of risk
    • Who is at risk
    • Eliminate or control risks
    • Consider improvement
    • Record findings
    • Prepare / update emergency plan
    • Review assessment
  • Fire Fighting Equipment
    • “Hands on” use of Fire Extinguishers
    • Fire blankets
    • Sprinkler systems
  • The Emergency Plan & Evacuation
  • The Fire Drill
  • Hazardous Materials (CoSHH)
  • Recognising Fire Hazards at Home