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Fire Safety Awareness Training

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Fire Safety Awareness

Who should attend

This half day training course is designed for any operatives, supervisors and managers who all have a responsibility for fire procedures within their organisation. This course will provide details of fire risk management and prevention and also understand their role and their duties within the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.


This course can be adapted to suit the client’s requirements.
Training can be delivered on site using the client’s training room or at a convenient, suitable location. Client should provide suitable area for practical use of extinguishers.
The Fire Safety Awareness is a classroom or remote course with exercises to test risk identification and procedures to be implemented within own working environments.

Duration : 3 – 4 Hours
Max Delegates : 15 Face to Face (12 Remote)
Including practical Max Delegates : 5 Face to Face

Fire Safety Awareness Aims

To provide delegates with a thorough understanding of fire safety, the associated legislation and the roles and responsibilities of appointed personnel and management of fire risk with products, materials and work environments.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this training, delegates will be able to:
Understand the relevant Regulations relating to fires and emergencies
Identify hazards and causes of fires and injuries in the workplace
Understand responsibilities in the event of a fire
Fulfil duties for inspections of work activities and working environments
Principles of fire risk assessments


Below is a brief overview of the content of the training:
Regulations relating to fire control requirements
Responsibilities of the appointed persons
Workplace inspection procedures
Evacuation procedures
Fire safety checks, reasons for combustion
Types of fire (classification of fire)
Fire spread
Arson prevention
Safety signs
Fire Risk Assessment procedures
Reporting and recording procedures
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N/A Not eligible for grant claim

Workforce Skills Support has CITB Approved status delivering CITB Assured Courses as listed in the Construction Training Directory. We are recognised by CITB as well as the British Construction Industry as a training provider who can deliver good quality training that meets the industry approved standards. We are part of the CITB’s automated grant payments system, making it easier for employers to book courses with us for their workers and be reimbursed for it.

Please note: There is a cap on how many times an employer can claim a Short duration course achievement grant. The link directs you to the CITB website for information on the amount of claims allowed based on your last levy return.

If a candidate has been paid grant for a particular course in a lifetime, they will not be eligible for grant again for the same course, unless it has specific refresher standards published on the short duration course register.

If refresher course standards do exist for a particular course, then only one refresher is grant eligible in a lifetime for each candidate.
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