Fire Safety Principles

Course Overview

  • 4 Hours
  • 30.00

Course Summary

Section 1: Fire hazards and risks

In this section, you will learn about how fires are caused in the workplace, the fire triangle, hazards during or after a fire and the characteristics of fire and smoke spread.

Section 2: Controlling fire risks

This section will build your knowledge of identifying and controlling fire hazards at work. You will also learn what is meant by the term ‘means of escape’ in relation to fire hazards and will look at typical components of this. The principles of extinguishing fires will be covered, along with the use of portable firefighting equipment and fixed firefighting systems.

Section 3: Fire safety management

Upon completing this section, you will understand the duties of employers and employees in relation to workplace fire safety, how to undertake a simple fire safety inspection and the stages of a fire risk assessment.

Section 4: The role of the Fire Warden

In this section, you will work towards an understanding of the role and function of the Fire Warden and the contents of a fire safety briefing.

The benefits of this course include:

  • Learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.

Qualification Title:

CPD Fire Safety Principles (CPD Certified)

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. All candidates must be at least 16 years old and you will be asked to complete a short test at the start of your course that’s known as an initial assessment. This will help to decide which ESOL qualification is right for you.

Where can you take the exam?

Your final assessment is included in the cost and can be taken by yourself online and upon successful completion your certificate will be emailed you within 2 working days.