The latest government statistics in 2013 reported over 22,000 building fires with 350 deaths. Although figures are dropping, there is still a lot to learn about the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace.
This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand those risks and how to control and act upon any likely hazards. A great addition to your CV to show your commitment to health and safety at work, this is also beneficial for general knowledge. Completed online with auto-marked assessments, this programme can be completed in your own time.
Fire Principles course content
This course is split into manageable sections.
- Section 1: Fire hazards and risks In this section, the learner will identify different causes of fires in the workplace, understand the hazards during and after and also understand the characteristics of fire and smoke spread.
- Section 2: Controlling fire risks The learner will understand how to identify and control fire hazards, define ‘means of escape’ and learn about the typical components. This section also covers fire detection and alarms, the principles of extinguishing and using equipment safely.
- Section 3: Fire safety management This section covers the employers’ and employees’ duties relating to fire safety, being able to carry out simple fire safety inspections and understand the stages of a fire risk assessment.
- Section 4: The role of the Fire Warden In this section, the learner will understand the role and function of the fire warden and the contents of a fire safety briefing.
Who is th Fire Principles Training Course aimed at?
This beginner level course is aimed at anyone who works in a place that could include fire hazards - which is just about anyone; office workers, leisure centre workers, IT technicians etc.
What kind of Fire Principles training courses are available?
The Fire Principles course offered by The Skills Network is 100% online based.
Fire Principles course duration
This course can be completed in 2 hours.
After completing the Fire Principles course
After graduating from this course students can add this module to their CV. This may lead to greater safety responsibilities at work.
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