Fire safety


 
 

Fire Warden

 

Employers have a legal requirement to nominate a sufficient number of competent persons to implement procedures to ensure the safe evacuation of persons from their premises.

This course has been designed for those who will be undertaking this role and will provide them with the knowledge that they required in order to fulfill their duties.

4 Recommended Guided Learning Hours

Course Information

This qualification covers:

Understand the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace
Understand how fire risk is controlled in the workplace
Understand the principles and practice of fire safety management at work
Understand the role of the nominated fire warden
Be aware of key fire safety duties
Be able to recognise habitual human behaviour in a fire situation
Know the typical role of a fire warden in relation to workplace fire safety
Be aware of how to prevent fire or limit its impact
Recognise the need for fire drills and pre-planning for fire
Be able to identify a range of portable fire extinguishers
Live fire extinguisher training 

 
 

Fire Safety Awareness

Length of Course

1.5 Recommended Guided Learning Hours

Course Information

This qualification covers:

Understand basic fire safety and what to do in the event of an emergency
Understand the principles of fire risk control
Understand the basics of practical fire safety
Understand the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace
Understand how fire spreads
Understand how to raise the alarm
Understand what to do in the event of a fire, including emergency evacuation procedures
Be able to identify a range of portable fire extinguishers
Live fire extinguisher training 

 
 

Fire Safety Management

 

This course has been designed for those who are responsible for fire safety for a company or premises. It will provide clear instruction of what is expected of the responsible person to assist them to comply with current fire safety legislation.

This qualification is valid for 5 years.

Length of Course

3.5 Recommended Guided Learning Hours

Course Information

This qualification covers:

Fire Legislation
Definition of the responsible person
Duties of a fire responsible person
Understand the importance of fire risk assessments
Understand the principles of controlling the risks from fir
Understand how a fire risk assessment is undertaken
Managing and maintaining equipment
Testing of fire safety systems
Maintaining escape routes, emergency lighting
Staff training
Fire wardens
Managing disabled and young persons in the building
Fire policies