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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Course Prices

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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.

Why choose First Response? (First Aid) Ltd

First Response (First Aid) Ltd have some of the most amazing trainers out there and anybody who has had the pleasure of attending any one of the many courses would fully agree with this statement.

Well done team First Response (First Aid) Ltd and a big thank you goes out to our customers for providing us with so much positive feedback.

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  • Just completed a 3 day course and would like to thank Mick for all his hard work. His delivery and instruction was precise however it was his humour and friendliness which made it memorable. He gave us all so much confidence and assistance , I feel properly trained to cope with anyone needing first aid. Can’t thank you enough Mick. See you in 3 years.

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  • I feel more confident about my first aid than after previous courses I have been on. I'm impressed at how well Glenn coped with targeting content to a "Unique" team of people! He's a good sport!

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  • Just completed a 3 day course with Mick, fantastic man, made everyone feel at ease great sense of humour, learnt a lot more then I thought when it came to the test would recommend to anyone to do it.

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  • Did my 2 day FAW re-qualification course this week with Brian. Enjoyed the whole course so much I may be looking to book my Paediatric re-qualification with First Response too. Well worth the journey up to Walsall - thank you

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  • Great first aid course made enjoyable by the guys teaching us.I came away confident I could make the difference to somebody if needed Excellent thanks

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