Course duration 5 hrs

Programme outline

This course gives an increased knowledge and understanding of the reasons for Fire Safety standards and regulations in the workplace, the need for Fire risk assessments and how to complete. The nature of fire and its progression, the hazards and risks associated with fire and the control measures that need to be in place to ensure the safety of staff and clients alike and how these measures can be put into everyday practice, also the programme introduces the role of the nominated fire warden and their role. Students gaining this qualification will know that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace and will recognise the consequences of a fire in any premises.

Aims and Objectives


To increase the student’s knowledge and understanding of Fire awareness within their workplace role, identify their function in fire prevention and role as nominated Fire Warden/Marshall.


Students will be able to identify & describe;

  • Fire Safety Standard
  • Fire Risk Assessments
  • Fire Extinguishers and there use
  • Emergency lighting
  • Exit signs
  • The nature of fires in the workplace
  • The hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace
  • How fire risk is controlled in the workplace
  • The principles and practice of fire safety management at work
  • How to protect people and property
  • The role of the nominated fire warden
  • Workplace incident command and control
  • Liasing with emergency services on site