Healthcare training professionals

Fire Safety And Fire Prevention

Course Information

Course Aims

The purpose of the course is to introduce a greater awareness of the hazards of fire, how it spreads, to recognise the threat to persons and property, to understand why fire emergency procedures are implemented and to distinguish between the different types of extinguishers and the fires they are best suited for.

It has now become mandatory for all employed staff to be trained in the use of basic fire fighting equipment and fire prevention as defined in the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

Course Duration

The course is 2 hours long.

Course Content

Overview of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
Principles of fire risk assessment
Fire fighting equipment
Evacuation procedures
Fire prevention
A class practical session on the operation and use of fire extinguishers. This session is outdoors and only includes the fire extinguishers that are in use throughout the client’s buildings.

Course Certification

An attendance certificate is awarded on completion of the course; this is subject to satisfaction of the instructor and the end of course practical assessments.


The price for this course is £295 for 8 people + £20 for any additional people, discounts available for larger groups.

Feedback about this course

"Good course, good to use the extinguishers outside"
- Eastbourne , December 2010

"Thank you - very interesting and enjoyable, much better than we have had before"
- Basingstoke , June 2011

"Good course - excellent trainer"
- Reading , October 2011