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