Fire Safety

Awareness.

OBJECTIVE

This half day course is designed to introduce delegates to the identification of fire hazards, risk reduction measures, fire safety management and actions to take in the event of fire. The practical session enables delegates to choose and operate the appropriate first aid firefighting equipment (extinguishers).

 

COURSE CONTENT

  • Legislation Governing Fire Safety

  • Employer and Employee Responsibilities

  • Fire Risk Assessment

  • Classification of Fires

  • Fire Theory (How fire occurs and the various stages of fire development

  • Provision and Maintenance of Fire Safety Measures

  • Action in the Event of Fire

  • Portable Firefighting Equipment (types/ what they can be used on/ advantages/ disadvantages)

  • Selecting the most Appropriate Extinguisher

  • How to Tackle a Fire Safely

  • Practical Session Involving the use of Extinguishers on Small Fires

 

DURATION

The Fire Awareness and practical use of extinguisher course is a half day course.

 

LOCATION

Heritage Fire and Safety offer ‘open’ courses utilising the excellent facilities available at @BalmoralHUB, Balmoral Business Park, Aberdeen, AB12 3GJ. These courses take place on the first and third Tuesday of each month, either from 0900-1200 or 1330–1600.

 

Alternatively, courses can be held at clients premises, details can be provided on request.

 

CERTIFICATION

An in-house training provider certificate will be issued on successful completion of Fire Warden training. Each delegate will be provided with a certificate detailing the subjects covered on the course. In addition, a group certificate will be issued to the company listing all attendees. 

 

The assessment process for this course will be a mix of practical application evidenced by observational checklists and a closed book short response question paper

 

Please note that all our courses are delivered by professional, experienced instructors and we would be happy to provide details of their qualifications if required. The above provides an overview of the training provided, however we are happy to discuss your specific needs to ensure these are met during the course.

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