THE FIRE AWARENESS TRAINING COURSE OBJECTIVE:
To give understanding of the responsibilities and accountability of fire legislation with an overview of current Fire Safety Legislation relating to work place operations.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND:
This Fire Awareness Training Course is ideal for delegates responsible for fire prevention in the workplace or construction sites. The course is designed to give delegates the skills and knowledge to assist in the duties of evacuation in the event of a fire with considerably lower risks to themselves and others, and give knowledge of work place requirements.
Candidates attending the Fire Awareness & Warden Training Course (with extinguisher use) do not require any previous experience but must be able to certify that they are physically fit and have no medical conditions that might prevent them from attending this course. Delegates should be able to write and speak in English. Safety equipment will be supplied by your trainer.
Candidates will participate in theory lessons and practical demonstrations / exercises, all of which are highlighted by the use of Video Presentations covering.
- Nature and types of fire
- Causes of Fire and Fire Spread
- Means of escape from Fire
- The Fire (Scotland) Act 2005
- Moving in smoke
- Methods of tackling an Outbreak of Fire
- Identification of Extinguishers
- Safety issues in tackling fires
- Types of fire and smoke spread
- Safe use of extinguishers
- Correct methods of fire attack and safe withdrawal
Card & Certificate of Competence, valid for 3 years before renewal.
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