Fire Safety Awareness

The purpose of the Fire Safety Awareness Course is to develop awareness of fire hazards and train participants on how to safely contribute to the reduction in fires and also to reduce the impact in case they occur. Without any doubt, awareness will reduce the risk of fires actually breaking out and therefore save lives. This course complies
with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and Health & Safety legislation.

Who Should Take This Fire Safety Awareness Course?

There are regulations in England and Wales which require employers, occupiers, landlords, owners of business or non-domestic premises also known as the ‘responsible person’, must by law, provide staff with the necessary information and training on Fire Safety.

However, as with all Health & Safety legislation, the responsibility does not stop with the employer. Furthermore, case studies reveal that should an employee’s cause a fire to start due to lack of attention, horseplay or carelessness, as a result they may be committing a criminal act under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974.

Therefore, it is reasonable to expect that an employee takes responsibility for attending and/or obtaining a course on Fire Safety Awareness. In case of failing as a result this duty prevents the employer from being able to carry out their legal duties.

In this case, by completing this course you will be making much safer environment and also appreciate the fact that you can apply what you have learned at home.

Course content is also approved by RoSPA

The Fire Safety Awareness is:

  • Course content approved by RoSPA
  • High quality Interactive courses with Audio
  • Ensures compliance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, the Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006 and the Fire Safety Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010.
  • Simple to use on smart phone, mobile, laptop or desktop
  • Fully Online with instant access and no time limits
  • Approximate completion time is 60 minutes

MODULE 1 – Chemical composition of fire

  • The Fire Triangle
  • The 4 Ways Fire Can Spread
  • How Smoke Spreads

MODULE 2 – Causes of fire

  • Introduction to the Common Causes of Fire
  • Electricity
  • Smoking
  • Safety in the Workplace

MODULE 3 – Safety features employed within buildings

  • Introduction to Safety Features
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Exit Signs
  • Emergency Lighting
  • Fire Doors

MODULE 4 –  Fire extinguishers

  • Introduction to Fire Extinguishers
  • Water
  • CO2
  • Foam
  • Dry Powder
  • Wet Chemical

MODULE 5 – What to do in a fire situation

  • If you Discover a Fire
  • Evacuation

Fire Safety Awareness

Once you have completed the Fire Safety Awareness course, you will:

  • Understand how your business or premises complies with fire safety regulations.
  • Understand your duties of reducing the risk of fire in a workplace.
  • Be aware of the components and causes of fire.
  • Have a clear understanding of fire safety features employed in buildings and the steps to be taken in the event of a fire.
  • Be able to distinguish between different types of fire extinguishers.
  • Be able to act accordingly to escape fire.

Assessment

Additionally, at the end of the course learners will also take an online multiple choice assessment test with a pass mark of 70%. This online multiple choice questions are marked simultaneously so you will instantly know whether you have passed the course. However, If you don’t pass, don’t worry! In this case, you can take the test as many times as you need at no extra cost to you. In the meantime, we are providing customer service and technical support as well.

Fire Safety Online / distance courses (no attendance)

You have 7 days to be able to cancel online/distance bookings on this fire extinguisher course. In fact, this also includes any of our other online training courses made through Pennine Training Services.

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Our RoSPA approved courses are owned by VideoTile Learning Ltd and are distributed under licence.

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