Who is this course for?
Do you want to learn about being fire safe?
Do you want a qualification that could lead to further training opportunities?
Do you want or need a CPD certified Fire Safety Principles qualification to enhance your CV?
This course will give you the knowledge you need to understand fire hazards and risks and how to effectively identify and control any hazards. Upon completion of their fire safety training, you could progress on to one of our other courses, such as one of our health and safety courses.
- Study anywhere and at your own pace.
- Enrol at any time.
- Complete within 4 weeks of being given access to the course.
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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.
This course is purely online. You will learn from the comfort of your own home, in your own time and at your own pace. By enrolling on this course you will get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.
There are no formal entry requirements, but you will need to provide evidence that you have been a resident of the UK/EU for the past three years. You would also need a good level of English in order to understand the course materials and complete the course.
As you would be studying from home you would need an internet connection and access to a computer, tablet or smartphone.
How will progress be monitored and assessed?
Your learning is completed online through our online learning platform. All assessments are completed on that platform and you receive immediate feedback as they are marked online, automatically.
Successful completion of this course will provide you with a CPD certified Fire Safety Awareness qualification that you can add to your CV.
All certificates are available in digital format that you can download from your portal once you have completed the course. A printed copy is available at request for an additional charge. See Costs and Fees below for more information.
After completing this course, could I progress onto another course?
At the end of this course you will be able to enrol on further SAFL or college courses. See our full course offer here.
Costs and Fees?
This course is free for a limited time only.
This offer is subject to change or withdrawal at any point with or without notice.
After this limited offer there would be a £14 fee that applies.
To request a printed certificate please email Contact_Safl@sandwell.gov.uk with your request.
Please note there will be a £10 fee for printing, processing and postage.