Fire Safety Awareness Course



This is our general Fire Safety awareness course specifically acknowledged as the minimum level of training required under the law. Designed for all members of staff / volunteers & includes the practical use of Fire Extinguishers.

Who should attend:

Anyone who may have to respond to a fire alarm and or use a fire extinguisher if confronted with a fire in its early stages.


To the clients requirements but normally we prefer the course to last at least 2.5 hours including the practical training session, to cover essential subjects.

Theory instruction:

Meeting room, Classroom or Training room.

Practical Instruction:

Conducted in a safe outside area subject to Risk Assessment.


Theory input:

Responsibilities of Staff & Management

Training Requirements

Understanding Fire

Combustion Theory

Fire Behaviour & Fire spread

Good Housekeeping Procedures

Hazard Awareness & Reporting

Company Fire Safety Policy

Action in the event of a Fire situation

Evacuation & Assembly Point Procedures

The Classes of Fire

Fire Extinguishers Theory

Pre-practical Risk Assessment & Brief

Practical input:

Use of a Water extinguisher for ‘A’ type fire on waste bin trainer

Use of a Foam extinguisher for ‘B & F’ type fire on liquid pan or tray simulator

Demonstration of Fire blanket

Use of CO2 extinguisher for fires involving an electrical hazard

Note: Practical subject to Risk Assessment and weather conditions.

Fire Safety Awareness Course Subjects in detail – Download here!