This course is designed to meet the requirements for employees to be trained in basic fire safety. Delegates receive a hands-on course in how to use different fire extinguishers and learn how to identify the different classes of fire.
How fires spread and how to prevent them are also discussed in this comprehensive course.
- Legislation – outline of the requirements of relevant regulations
- Chemistry and spread of fire
- Types of fire
- Fire prevention
- Types of extinguisher and operation
- Fire blankets
- Practical exercise – hands on use of fire extinguishers
Learners must pass a multiple choice question paper in order to achieve the certificate. Our experienced and knowledgeable instructor will guide the learners through the course material and offer support and advice to ensure that learners are prepared for the assessment. The training is accessible and additional support is available to learners who require it.
This training course can be carried out on customer’s premises. Requirements are a room with electrical supply where a laptop and projector can be used.
For practical sessions, an area approx. 15 metres away from occupied premises (and/or where people pass) is required.
The certificate is valid for 5 years, after which time the course must be done again.
The training is carried out over one half day (3 hours).
We can take up to 12 people on each course.