fire awareness training courses

Fire can have devastating effects in the workplace in terms of injury and death as well as damage to property and the environment.  However, many fires are preventable.

Health and Safety legislation places a duty on employers to establish policies and procedures to ensure their employees receive appropriate safety training and this Fire Awareness course is ideal as an induction programme for new employees as well as those looking to take on specific fire safety roles in the workplace.


First Aid Award (FAA) Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness (RQF)

This qualification provides an ideal foundation for staff looking to undertake more specific fire safety roles in the workplace such as fire wardens/marshals/stewards etc).

Course Outline

The Fire Safety Awareness training course teaches students how fires can occur and what to do in the event of a fire.

The course covers:

  • The common causes of fire
  • The behaviour of fire
  • Legislation (brief) and responsibilities
  • Fire prevention
  • What to do if a fire breaks out
  • How to use fire extinguishers
  • Emergency evacuation procedures

Course Duration

The course is a minimum of 4 hours in the classroom.

Participant Restrictions

Students for the Fire Safety Awareness training course must be a minimum of 14 years although a student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16. A maximum of 16 students can attend each course.

Assessment and Marking

The qualification is assessed through completion of a test paper.

Workplace Safety Trainer