About the Course
Our Fire Safety Awareness course covers the essentials of fire safety. This includes understanding what causes fire and what accelerates the spread of fire. It also explores how to prevent fires and additionally what to do should a fire happens to break out. You will also learn the legal responsibilities of those responsible for the safety of others in relation to fire.
Fire is the probably the biggest threat to life that most people may face at work, with around 50 people being killed and over 2000 seriously injured every year. In order to minimise the risk of fire in the workplace, it is vital that everyone is aware of the common causes of fire and the appropriate actions to take in the event of a fire. This includes how to escape safely from the scene.
What is the law regarding Fire Safety?
Employers are legally required by Fire Safety Regulations (The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005) to provide information, instruction and training to employees about fire precautions in the workplace. This online course helps you to fulfil this obligation by providing your staff with the knowledge and understanding required to act safely in the event of a fire in the workplace, without the need to travel or take a full day away from the office.
Who should complete this course?
The Fire Safety Awareness Course is aimed at people working within a hospitality organisation, who may be responsible for fire safety. This may be the manager or owner, or it may be the member of staff who is to be designated the responsible person. Our online fire safety training courses are aimed at all employees to assist them in identifying and reducing the risk that fire presents in the workplace.
Our Fire Safety Course is broken down into four easy to follow modules:
Fire Introduction – In the introductory module to Fire Safety Awareness, you will learn who is responsible for and the regulations surrounding Fire Safety in the workplace. You will gain an understanding of the impact fire has and the components you need to exclude in order to reduce the risk of a fire starting. Finally, you will learn the five classifications of fire and how a fire can spread..
Risk Assessments – Legislation specifies in that all non-domestic properties need to have a risk assessment carried out. This module ensures you understand the importance of carrying out a risk assessment and the five steps you need to follow to develop a risk assessment for your place of work.
Fire Safety – This module identifies the way of preventing a fire within the workplace and the different procedures you can use to ensure this. It reiterates the importance of good housekeeping and covers key areas of fire prevention which includes: appliance maintenance, caution when cooking and electrical safety. Finally, it will explain the methods that can be used to notify you of a fire and ways to extinguish them.
Fire Prevention – In this final module, you will be able to identify the different types of extinguishers and their role in tackling a fire. The evacuation process is discussed in detail to ensure everyone is safely evacuated in the event of the fire.
The content of our Fire Safety Awareness course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Institute of Hospitality guidelines.
The course is presented in an interactive slide format, with short manageable sections and periodic test your knowledge questions that allow you to check your understanding before proceeding to the next part. At the end of the course is a multiple-choice assessment that you will need to complete and pass in order to receive your fully endorsed certificate.
Duration and Time Limit
Our Fire Safety Awareness course should take approximately 2 hours to complete depending on how quickly you progress through the material.
Upon completion of the end of course assessment you can download a PDF certificate endorsed by the Institute of Hospitality.
We only work with the very best
Our training courses are written and managed by hospitality professionals with many years experience in their field. You will be learning from the best and you will come away from your training inspired by mentors who understand your aspirations and requirements.
If you are responsible for training a large number of staff, you may also be interested in our group training portal www.thetrainingterminal.co. Our well established system allows you to easily track and record who has received and completed the training, while reducing the need for administration and paperwork.