Fire Awareness

  • Max Persons: 15
  • Duration: half day (2.5 hours)

Course Summary:

A certificated course, for all employees, where they receive expert tuition on how to reduce fires in the workplace and what their actions would be if a fire were to occur.

This course complies with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and Health & Safety legislation.

Course Objective:

Candidates will have...

  • A greater awareness of the dangers of fire and smoke
  • Awareness of all fire safety measures in the workplace
  • An understanding of their actions in the event of fire
  • Confidence in identifying and operating fire fighting equipment
  • Awareness of potential fire hazards in the workplace
  • Fire Safety
  • Fire statistics
  • Action in the event of fire
  • Operation and types of fire alarms
  • Action upon hearing the fire alarm
  • Means of escape
  • General fire precautions
  • Smoke travel
  • The Theory of Fire:
  • Triangle of fire
  • Classes of fire
  • Methods of extinguishing fire
  • Identification and types of fire extinguishers
  • Operation and use of fire extinguishers (PASS Technique)
  • Basic fire fighting techniques

Please note: Practical Fire Extinguisher Training is part of the course. As standard, The P-A-S-S technique is used for the extinguisher training, not a live fire. There is the option of adding the realistic "Live Fire Extinguisher" training for course attendees for an additional £100 + VAT. Please contact us if you want this option adding. 

P-A-S-S Technique

P - Pull the pin.  It is there to prevent accidental discharge.
A - Aim low at the base of the fire.  This is the where the fuel source is.
S - Squeeze the lever above the handle.  Release to stop the flow.
(Some extinguishers have a button instead of a lever)
S - Sweep from side to side.  Move toward the fire, aiming low at its base.  Sweep until all flames are extinguished.  Watch for re-igniting.  Repeat as necessary.  Have site inspected by the fire department.

Successful candidates will be awarded the Fire Awareness certificate valid for 3 years

Accreditation is provided by First Response First Aid Ltd

  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Course Handouts: Fire Safety book for each candidate
  • Assessment: Continuous assessment by the tutor
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Suggested progression: Fire Warden (Marshal)
  • The option of adding the realistic "Live Fire Extinguisher" training for course attendees. Additional costs apply.

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Further Information

  • Duration: 2.5 hours
  • Course Handouts: Fire Safety book for each candidate
  • Assessment: Continuous assessment by the tutor
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Suggested progression: Fire Warden (Marshal)
  • The option of adding the realistic "Live Fire Extinguisher" training for course attendees. Additional costs apply.

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