Course Information

Who is the course for?

This allows delegates to develop basic fire safety awareness. It is particularly useful for those who have designated responsibility for workplace fire safety, for example, as a fire warden or fire marshal.

What does the course involve?

This course will provide knowledge that will allow learners to carry out fire safety and emergency procedure duties.

  • Cause of fire in the workplace
  • Fire hazards
  • Characteristics of fire and smoke spread
  • Fire control methods
  • Means of escape
  • Fire detection and alarm raising
  • Extinguishing fires
  • Fixed fire-fighting systems
  • The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Legal duties and penalties
  • Fire risk assessment
  • Fire safety inspections
  • Role of the fire warden/fire marshal
  • Induction briefings

What makes this course special?

As an awarding body, the CIEH provides qualifications, events, and support materials on topics relevant to health, wellbeing and safety to develop workplace skills and best practice.

Entry Requirements

There is no pre-requisite for the course however, basic fire safety awareness Level 1 is recommended.

Please note: Sessions can only run with a minimum of four delegates 

What are the assessment methods?

Multiple choice examination at end of course.

What are the progression options?

Learners can progress to CIEH Level 3 Award in Fire Safety Risk Assessment and Control.

For further course information and to book a place, please email adamsa@bridgwater.ac.uk or call 01278 655065

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