• Level 2
  • 3 Hours Duration
  • 1 Year Certificate

Fire Safety Training

This fire safety training course is aimed at care workers who require a basic level of understanding of fire safety.

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This fire safety training course is aimed at care workers who require a basic level of understanding of fire safety.

It will teach delegates to create risk assessments, how to react to a fire and the difference between each extinguisher as well as the effects it has on different types of fire.

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Course Summary

  • Understanding of Fire Basics: • Define the components that make up the 'fire triangle'. • Describe the characteristics and behaviour of fire under various conditions.
  • Discovery of Fire: • Identify the immediate steps to take upon discovering a fire. • Understand the importance of alerting others and activating emergency systems.
  • Responding to Fire Alarms: • Distinguish between different fire alarm sounds. • Illustrate the correct evacuation or response procedure when an alarm sounds.
  • Fire Extinguisher Types and Usage: • List the various types of fire extinguishers available. • Match specific fire scenarios with the appropriate fire extinguisher type. • Demonstrate the correct fire extinguisher technique using the P.A.S.S. method (Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep).

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    Where Do You Deliver The Fire Safety Training?

    We can deliver this training at your premises, as long as it's within the UK. Also, we have our own venues in Stoke on Trent, London, Swindon, Epsom & York if you need access to a training room (additional charges will apply). We can also deliver this training virtually using Zoom. However, sessions delivered via Zoom will be theory only and will not include any practicals.

    How long will the training last?

    This training will last 2-3 hours. We give a range of time to account for variable factors such as; underlying knowledge and competence of delegates, class interaction and engagement and reduced delegate numbers. In addition, if a course finishes earlier than the allotted time, it will be due to one of these reasons. However, our trainer will ensure that all learning outcomes have been met.

    Will attending this training make me competent?

    In short, no. No classroom-based training course can give you full competency - be very wary of anyone claiming they can. Our classroom-based assessments are designed to bridge the gap between classroom learning and workplace competency. Furthermore, we will be sure to provide you with the relevant workbooks and competency proformas to be observed and signed off within the workplace according to your local policy.

Fire Safety Training

This fire safety training course is aimed at care workers who require a basic level of understanding of fire safety. Fire safety awareness is the knowledge and understanding of the risks of fire and how to prevent them. It is important for everyone to have fire safety awareness, as fires can happen anywhere and at any time.

It will teach delegates to create risk assessments, how to react to a fire and the difference between each extinguisher as well as the effects it has on different types of fire.

Fire Safety Course Overview:

The Fire Safety Awareness Training is designed to equip participants with essential knowledge and practical skills in fire safety. This course covers the fundamentals of fire safety, including understanding fire basics, discovering fires, responding to fire alarms, and the types and usage of fire extinguishers.

Course Completion: Upon successful completion of the Fire Safety Awareness training  course, participants will receive a certificate of completion.

Fire Safety Course Content

Module 1: Understanding of Fire Basics

In this foundational module, we will delve into the fundamental concepts of fire. Understanding the ‘fire triangle,’ which consists of fuel, oxygen, and heat, is crucial. We will explore how these components interact to initiate and sustain a fire. Additionally, we will investigate the various characteristics and behaviours of fire, taking into account different conditions and environments. This knowledge will form the basis for effectively managing fire-related situations.

Lesson 1.1: The Fire Triangle

During this lesson, we will define the ‘fire triangle.’ You will learn how the presence of fuel, oxygen, and heat is essential for a fire to ignite and persist. Understanding this concept is key to recognising fire hazards and taking preventive measures.

    • Define the components of the ‘fire triangle.’
    • Explain how fuel, oxygen, and heat interact to create fire.

Lesson 1.2: Characteristics and Behaviour of Fire

In this lesson, we will discuss the dynamic nature of fire. We’ll explore how fire behaves differently in diverse situations, such as in confined spaces or when fuel sources vary. Knowing how fire can spread and change is vital for making informed decisions during emergencies.

    • Describe the characteristics of fire under different conditions.
    • Explain how fire behaves in various environments.

Module 2: Discovery of Fire

Module 2 focuses on the immediate actions required upon discovering a fire. Rapid response is critical in preventing fire-related injuries and damage to property. Participants will not only learn the steps to take but also the importance of alerting others and activating emergency systems.

Lesson 2.1: Immediate Steps Upon Discovering a Fire

This lesson outlines the immediate actions individuals should take when they encounter a fire. You will gain insights into prioritising safety and initiating a timely response to contain and manage the situation effectively.

    • Identify the immediate actions to take when discovering a fire.
    • Stress the importance of alerting others and activating emergency systems.

Module 3: Responding to Fire Alarms

Module 3 addresses the critical aspect of responding to fire alarms. Attendees will become proficient in distinguishing between various fire alarm sounds and understanding the associated procedures for evacuation or response.

Lesson 3.1: Differentiating Fire Alarm Sounds

You will learn to identify different types of fire alarm sounds. Recognising these alarms accurately is essential for taking the appropriate action swiftly.

    • Distinguish between different types of fire alarm sounds.

Lesson 3.2: Evacuation and Response Procedures

This lesson will guide you through the correct evacuation or response procedures when a fire alarm is activated. We will emphasise the importance of following established protocols to ensure safety.

    • Illustrate the correct evacuation or response procedure when a fire alarm sounds.

Module 4: Fire Extinguisher Types and Usage

The final module provides comprehensive knowledge on the types of fire extinguishers available and how to select the right one for specific fire scenarios. Participants will also gain hands-on experience in using fire extinguishers following the P.A.S.S. method.

Lesson 4.1: Types of Fire Extinguishers

You will become familiar with the various types of fire extinguishers and their applications. This knowledge will empower you to make informed decisions when selecting an extinguisher in an emergency.

    • List the various types of fire extinguishers available.

Lesson 4.2: Matching Extinguishers to Fire Scenarios

We will teach you how to match specific fire scenarios with the most suitable fire extinguisher type. Making the correct choice is crucial for effectively controlling and extinguishing fires.

    • Match specific fire scenarios with the appropriate fire extinguisher type.

Lesson 4.3: Using Fire Extinguishers (P.A.S.S. Method)

Participants will engage in practical fire safety training to demonstrate the proper use of fire extinguishers using the P.A.S.S. method (Pull, Aim, Squeeze, Sweep). This hands-on experience will boost your confidence in responding to fire emergencies effectively.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the fire safety awareness training course, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the fundamental principles of fire, including its components and
  2. Demonstrate clear and immediate response strategies upon the discovery of a
  3. Recognize and respond appropriately to various fire alarm
  4. Differentiate between the types of fire extinguishers and determine their specific.

Fire Safety Course Benefits:

  • Develop a strong understanding of fire safety fundamentals.
  • Gain confidence in responding to fire emergencies.
  • Learn to distinguish between fire alarm sounds and execute appropriate procedures.
  • Master the selection and use of fire extinguishers.
  • Enhance personal and workplace safety.

Assessment and Evaluation:

  • Quizzes and Knowledge Checks: Throughout the course, participants will engage in quizzes and knowledge checks to assess their understanding of the material.
  • Practical Fire Extinguisher Drill: Participants will demonstrate the correct use of a fire extinguisher using the P.A.S.S. method.

Q: Who will conduct the training?

A: One of our expert clinical tutors. These are either Nurses or Doctors with abundant clinical and complex care experience and knowledge – so you’ll be in great hands! We will let you know who is doing the training in advance. You can check out their skills and experience by finding them on our meet the team page.

Q: What equipment will you use for training?

A: We have a variety of different training equipment and tools available. The training will be relevant and transferable. However, if you have a specific requirement for a particular type of equipment, please make this clear during the booking process, and the team will ensure this is provided.

Alternatively, we can use your own equipment for training.

Who Should Attend:

  • Employees and employers seeking to enhance workplace safety.
  • Anyone interested in improving their fire safety knowledge and skills.
  • Individuals responsible for fire safety in their organisations.

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Questions and Answers

Why is fire safety awareness training important?

  • Answer: Fire safety awareness training is crucial because it equips individuals with the knowledge and skills to prevent fires and respond effectively in case of emergencies. It helps protect lives, property, and the environment by promoting safe practices and preparedness.

2. What topics are typically covered in fire safety awareness training?

  • Answer: Fire safety awareness training usually covers a range of topics, including understanding fire hazards, evacuation procedures, proper usage of fire extinguishers, recognising fire alarm signals, and creating fire safety plans. The goal is to ensure that participants are well-prepared for fire-related situations.

3. How often should fire safety awareness training be refreshed or renewed?

  • Answer: Fire safety awareness training should be refreshed periodically to ensure that individuals remain knowledgeable and competent in fire safety procedures. While the frequency may vary, it is generally recommended to undergo refresher training every one to two years to stay up-to-date with best practices and any changes in regulations.

4. Do employers in the UK have to provide fire safety training at work?

  • Answer: Yes, in the United Kingdom, employers usually must provide fire safety training at work. It’s a legal requirement under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Employers are responsible for ensuring the safety of their employees and visitors, and this includes giving them proper training on how to stay safe in case of a fire. The specific rules might vary depending on the type of workplace and the number of people working there, but fire safety is a serious matter in the UK.

5. Can I do fire safety training online, or is it better to go to a class?

Answer: You can learn about fire safety either online or in a classroom. It depends on what you like and what you need. Online fire safety training is flexible, and you can do it at your own pace. Classroom training can be more hands-on. Choose the one that works best for you and helps you understand fire safety well. For our Fire Safety training, check our health and safety online page.

6. What is fire safety awareness?

Answer: Fire safety awareness means knowing how to stay safe from fires. It’s about understanding what causes fires and how to prevent them. It also means knowing what to do if a fire happens.

7. What is basic fire awareness training?

Answer: Basic fire awareness training is a simple way to learn about fire safety. It teaches you the most important things to keep safe from fires. You’ll learn about fire hazards, how to use fire equipment, and what to do if there’s a fire.

8. What are the main points of fire safety?

Answer: The main points of fire safety include knowing how fires start, keeping things that can burn away from fire sources, having working smoke alarms, making escape plans, and using fire extinguishers if needed. It’s all about being prepared and staying safe from fires.

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