Fire Safety Awareness Training (3 Hour Course) Enquire Now What is fire safety awareness? Fire safety awareness refers to the knowledge and understanding of the precautions and measures that individuals can take to prevent fires from occurring and to minimize the damage caused by fires. This includes being aware of general fire safety precautions, such as having an escape plan, understanding the leading causes of home fires and injuries, and being prepared to respond to emergency situations. What is a fire safety awareness course? A fire, or similar emergency can happen at any time in your workplace. This three-hour course will ensure that your staff and their managers all know what to do to maximize safety in the event of a fire or a gas leak. You should choose this course if you want to learn how to respond in the event of a fire or of hearing a fire alarm. Why is fire safety awareness training important? Fire Awareness Training is a legal requirement for all staff under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and current HSE regulations. This course covers basic fire safety, including evacuations, the use of extinguishers and legal responsibilities. The course is important for your team and your company, since the law states that, as an employer, you must ‘ensure that your employees are provided with adequate safety training’. This training is designed both to protect your team and fulfill your legal obligations under relevant health and safety and fire laws. What do you learn on a fire safety awareness course? Put simply, this course could save your life. In just three hours, you can learn how to respond positively and proactively in an emergency situation, making the right decisions that will protect yourself, your colleagues and company property. What does fire safety awareness training cover? Your course will cover the basics of fire safety, from prevention to special needs staff, including: General fire precautions to be observed in all workplaces Truth about fires Causes of fire and ignition sources The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 Use and maintenance fire extinguishers Use of other fire fighting equipment Emergency evacuation procedures Action to be taken on hearing a fire alarm Location of Assembly points Special arrangements for staff with disabilities and visitors Where possible, we will deliver practical training in the use of your organisation’s fire extinguishers and other fire fighting equipment, with live demonstrations possible by prior arrangement. How long is a a fire safety awareness course? Fire Awareness Training takes just three hours, and can be arranged at your convenience to fit in with staff schedules and shift patterns. Is there an assessment? You will be continually assessed throughout the training to make sure that you have understood both the principles being taught and their practical application in your own workplace. At the end of the course, you will undertake a Fire Risk Assessment project to demonstrate your understanding. Do we receive certificates? You will not receive formal certification for this course, since fire safety is the responsibility of your employer. How often should a fire safety awareness course be carried out? Fire safety awareness training should be provided to individuals at regular intervals to ensure that they are equipped with the latest knowledge and skills to prevent fires and respond to emergency situations. he frequency of training should be based on a number of factors, such as changes in the workplace, new equipment or processes, or the results of fire drills and incidents. Generally, it is recommended that fire safety training be conducted at least annually Where is fire safety awareness training held? Since fire safety applies to everyone in the workplace, Fire Awareness Training is normally done in-house to allow everyone to attend. In-house training makes the course more practical and relevant, as we will be able to tailor the training to the actual equipment and evacuation procedures of the buildings in which they work. In-house training is more convenient, covering the whole team in one session, more cost-effective, as there are no travel costs, and more efficient, as your staff will only be away from their jobs for the three-hours of the course. How much is a fire safety awareness course? We are confident that we can offer you a competitive price for convenient, tailored fire safety training. Talk to our friendly team today on 0808 164 9690 and see how we can help you take better care of your team. All prices exclude VAT. Upcoming Fire Awareness Training Courses Course Name & Location Individual price Group price Duration Date Fire Safety Awareness Training (3 Hour Course) – Liverpool Individual price: £195 Group price: £465 Duration: 3 Hours Date: 17/12/2023 Fire Safety Awareness Training (3 Hour Course) – Newcastle upon Tyne Individual price: £195 Group price: £465 Duration: 3 Hours Date: 18/12/2023 Fire Safety Awareness Training (3 Hour Course) – Leeds Individual price: £195 Group price: £465 Duration: 3 Hours Date: 19/12/2023 Fire Safety Awareness Training (3 Hour Course) – Birmingham Individual price: £195 Group price: £465 Duration: 3 Hours Date: 28/12/2023 Fire Safety Awareness Training (3 Hour Course) – Bristol Individual price: £195 Group price: £465 Duration: 3 Hours Date: 29/12/2023 Fire Safety Awareness Training (3 Hour Course) – London Individual price: £195 Group price: £465 Duration: 3 Hours Date: 30/12/2023 Or view our Training Locations to find a course near to you Interested? 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If you prefer to email direct click this button Fire Safety Awareness FAQs Who is responsible for fire safety awareness? In the workplace, employers and building owners are typically responsible for providing fire safety awareness training to employees and occupants. This includes ensuring that individuals are aware of fire hazards, evacuation plans, and emergency procedures, and are trained on how to use fire extinguishers and other fire safety equipment. Additionally, individuals themselves have a responsibility to be aware of fire safety and to take steps to prevent fires from occurring. In public places, such as schools and hospitals, fire safety awareness may be the responsibility of the facility managers or administrators Do all staff need fire awareness training? Yes, all staff in a workplace should receive fire awareness training. This includes full-time, part-time, and temporary employees, as well as contractors and volunteers. Fire safety awareness training is important for all staff members to ensure that they are familiar with the workplace’s fire safety procedures, evacuation plans, and equipment. When should you receive your induction fire safety awareness training? Fire safety awareness training should be provided to employees upon initial assignment, as part of their overall health and safety induction training. This training should be provided before employees begin working in the workplace, to ensure that they are aware of the fire hazards and emergency procedures specific to their workplace.