Fire Training


This practical course is aimed at those who are attending fire training on induction or as a refresher.


Fire training will ensure that all staff will:

  • Understand the characteristics of fire, smoke and toxic fumes
  • Know the hazards involved in the working environments used by staff
  • Know the correct action to take if fire breaks out or smoke is detected
  • Be familiar with the evacuation procedures and escape routes applicable to their location
  • Understand the basic use of fire extinguishers


Staff will be informed of the wider implications of fire safety namely:

  • The basics of building compartmentation
  • The importance of closing fire doors and not wedging doors open
  • The importance of monitoring contractors
  • The importance of being aware of the locations of escape routes
  • The fatal effects of smoke from combustion of man made materials
  • The fire hazards associated with the building
  • How to recognise signs of fire
  • Specific local fire alarm procedures
  • Review of local fire extinguishers

And to include:

  • Questionnaire on basic fire safety
  • Fire safety on site premises
  • Fire safety in homes
  • Review of the use of fire extinguishers
  • Hands-on use of fire extinguishers, (weather and location permitting)


Each trainer will possess at least the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • An understanding of the legal requirements appropriate to fire training, e.g., Fire Precautions Workplace Regulations 1997 etc.
  • An understanding of appropriate British Standard publications on fire safety e.g., BS 5588: Fire Precautions in the Design and Construction of Buildings;
  • BS 5839: Fire detection and alarm systems for buildings
  • BS 7863: Portable fire extinguishers.
  • Three years experience of training;
  • One thousand hours of teaching experience of which 20 hours have been supervised.

Who will benefit

All Staff

Learning outcomes

After the course delegates should:

  • be able to deal with a fire alarm scenario
  • respond effectively to finding a real fire

Practical application

  • All employees

Time: 1 Hour

Location: Host organisation

Fee: For details of cost, please contact Cooper Safety Associates LLP

Contact Us:

Cooper Safety Associates
Telephone: 01483 225911