Fire Safety Awareness

Workplace fires remain one the most dangerous, and all too common risks to businesses in every sector.

That is why fire safety training essential to protect businesses and saves lives.

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Fire Safety Awareness Courses at Aiker Training

More About This Course

 

Basic fire safety is essential for all staff to protect lives and businesses alike. This course will provide a basic understanding of fire, common causes, and how to reduce the risk of fires starting. 

Fire Safety Awareness is a half-day health and safety course. It can be certificated with Aiker Training or certificated with the Ofqual regulated FAA Level 1 Award in Fire Safety (RQF).

Managing fire safety is everyone’s responsibility. Our Level 1 course in fire safety awareness will give learners an overview of their duties to manage fire risks at work.

Our Fire Safety courses are Health and Safety Executive (HSE) approved. So you can be confident that the quality of training is of the standard you need.

Aim of The Course
  • To provide a safer work environment through basic fire safety knowledge. 
  • To know the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace. 
  • To educate learners on the employee and employer responsibilities in fire safety. 
Objectives of The Course
  • To understand basic fire safety and what to do in the event of an emergency. 
  • To understand the principles of fire risk control. 
  • Understand the basics of practical fire safety
This course will examine the following topics:
  • The main causes of fires in the workplace. 
  • Methods of raising the alarm and contacting the emergency services.
  • Components of the fire triangle. 
  • Controlling fire risks. 
  • Fire safety equipment checks. 
 

This course is 4 hours

Assessment Process for this course

Learners will engage in a series of group activities and feedback sessions as well as a short test paper completed at the end of the course.

Certification Options

There are two options for certification:
The learner can be awarded an Aiker Training certificate OR
The learner can be certificated with the Ofqual regulated FAA Level 1 Award in Fire Safety (RQF) – Additional fees apply.

What Other Learners Say About our Health & Safety Courses....

Great training session on Friday where I learned a lot of practical information in how to both protect me and my staff and just as importantly my business that I’ve spent hundreds of hours building and could be wiped out because of lack of information of how to do things right in todays suing culture. Great training, glad to have been there

Colin Howe / Howe's Painting & Decorating

I have attended an excellent training session which has encouraged me to recommend to my friends to better protect themselves with training.

David Young / Focused Massage

Aiker Training have provided my company Sound Sleep Ltd with Health and Safety Training, Manual Handling and Fire Safety Training. They are professional and very knowledgeable. The training was delivered to a high standard and the fact that they came to my business location was incredibly convenient, so no sending my staff off for training – all done in house with my team! Recommend to any local business!

Andrew Bright / Sound Sleep Ltd

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

What Health & Safety courses do you provide?

We offer the full range of Health & Safety training courses including:

  • Health & Safety at Work Awareness
  • Health & Safety at Work
  • Fire Safety Awareness
  • Fire Safety
How can I book on to a Health & Safety training course?

As an organisation you can book us to come and visit you at your place of work where we will train up to 12 staff for a fixed fee.

We can also arrange a suitable venue if required (fees may apply).

If you would like to know more or book this course, please contact 01508 218 017

What is OFQUAL and FAA?

OFQUAL is the government branch that monitors and regulates qualifications in the UK.

This means the FAA qualifications you gain are recognised by OFQUAL and meet their very stringent standards.

Basically, it means we provide courses of very a very high standard. FAA Ltd is our qualification awarding body.

What is the difference between and level 1 and level 2 in Health and Safety in the Workplace?

The level 1 qualification in health and safety is aimed and staff new to the workplace, or with minimal responsibility for health and safety. The course focuses on general employee’s responsibilities.

The level 2 qualification is aimed at supervisors and managers with enhanced responsibilities to health and safety such Reps or those conducting Risk Assessments.

What is the difference between and level 1 and level 2 Fire Safety?

The level 1 qualification in Fire Safety is aimed and staff new to the workplace, or with minimal responsibility for fire safety. The course focuses on general employee’s responsibilities.

The level 2 qualification is aimed at those who may have increased responsibility to fire safety such as Fire Wardens and Fire Marshalls.