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Fire Safety Principles (CPD certified)

Course overview

This short, auto-marked programme will give students the knowledge needed to understand fire hazards and risks and how to effectively identify and control any hazards.

This course is CPD certified.

Course duration

4 hours

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Funding may be available for this course. Please contact our team to check your eligibility.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, students will understand fire hazards and risks, how to control fire risks, fire safety management and the role of a fire warden.

Course content

  • Fire hazards and risks:
    • How fires are caused in the workplace
    • The fire triangle
    • Hazards during or after a fire
    • The characteristics of fire and smoke spread
  • Controlling fire risks:
    • Identifying and controlling fire hazards at work
    • What is meant by the term 'means of escape' in relation to fire hazards and the typical components of this
    • The principles of extinguishing fires
    • The use of portable firefighting equipment and fixed firefighting systems
  • Fire safety management:
    • The duties of employers and employees in relation to workplace fire safety
    • How to undertake a simple fire safety inspection
    • The stages of a fire risk assessment
  • The role of the Fire Warden:
    • Understanding of the role and function of the Fire Warden
    • The contents of a fire safety briefing

Course requirements

To attend this course, students will require access to the internet and a web browser application (e.g. Google Chrome).

For more information about this course please contact us.

Queens Court Regent Street Barnsley South Yorkshire S70 2EG
Tel: 01226 216760 | Email: |

These course details were downloaded on 20/04/2024

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