Fire Awareness Course

Fire Awareness Course

Aim: To enable individuals from commerce & industry
to understand the risks associated with fire in the workplace, how fires
start, actions to be taken in the event of a fire and the use of first aid
fire fighting equipment employing the correct techniques.

Duration: ½ Day (Approx 4 hrs)

Pre Requisites:
All Candidates must be in good health and free from injuries which may be
aggravated by lifting etc.


  • Understand how fires start and spread
  • Understand current legislation regarding fire in the workplace
  • Understand what actions to carry out in the event of a fire at work
  • Correctly select and use first aid fire fighting equipment

Course Content

  • Relevant legislation
  • The chemistry of fire
  • BS EN 2 Classes of fire
  • Fire procedures and prevention
  • Use of fire extinguishers
  • Theory & Practical assessments

Training Methods
Participative with practical demonstrations and exercises

Confirmation of Learning
Is achieved by both a theory and practical assessment

Site Requirements
Classroom facility with power etc for theory aspects. Segregated
& safe outside area to conduct practical training and assessment