Basic Fire Safety Awareness training – Online Course
Basic fire safety awareness training offers a detailed understanding of all aspects of fire prevention, management and risk assessment.
Since the introduction of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, it is a legal requirement to provide all employees with basic fire safety training.
Fire safety training has never been more important to businesses around the UK.
Is this the right Basic Fire Safety Awareness training course for you?
This basic fire safety awareness online training course is one of a range of online fire safety courses that we offer.
Designed by experienced health and safety professionals, this fire safety training is suitable for all employees – regardless of industry or seniority.
For employers, it provides peace of mind that all employees have undertaken the necessary fire safety training required under UK law.
It is particularly useful to integrate this basic fire safety awareness course as part of the induction process for new recruits, irrespective of whether they are employed in full-time or part-time roles.
Basic Fire Safety Awareness: what is covered?
This course covers a range of different fire safety elements.
A general introduction gives students the chance to broadly understand the nature of fire and why fire safety is important.
You’ll learn about what is needed for fire to take hold, the different types of fire that can arise in workplace settings, and the key conditions that enable fires to spread.
You’ll also learn about the dangers of smoke inhalation.
The course also goes into detail about how to spot and reduce fire risks and fire hazards in the workplace, as well as best practices around evacuation routes, fire exits and what to do in the event of a fire.
You’ll also learn about effective health and safety signs in professional environments.
Finally, the course introduces you to fire extinguishers and the five most common types of extinguisher found in the workplace.
You’ll see demonstrations of each of the extinguishers and begin to understand when it is safe – and, crucially, when it is not safe – to use them to tackle ongoing fires.
The positive impact of fire blankets will also be covered.
Modules covered in the course
Module 1 Chemistry of Fire
Module 2 Common Causes of Fire
Module 3 Basic Safety Features in Buildings
Module 4 Introduction to Fire Extinguishers
Module 5 What to do in Cases of Fire
How long will it take to complete this course and how will I be assessed?
This fire safety training is conducted entirely online. It typically takes 60 minutes to complete the training and you will be assessed by a multiple choice test at the end of each module.
To pass the course and receive a certificate of recognition, you will need to score at least 70% in each module.
Which bodies recognise this course?
This course is approved by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), so you can be assured of its quality and strength in educating your workforce about the importance of fire safety awareness.
It is also accredited by the Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Certification Service and the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE).
When you successfully complete the course, you will be issued a certificate of achievement that recognises your training in and awareness of how to keep your workplace safe.
Course: Basic Fire Safety Awareness
Accreditations and approvals: RoSPA, IFE and CPD
Course time: 60 minutes
Assessment method: Multiple choice test
Pass mark: 70% in each module
Cost: £25 + VAT
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