Fire Risk Assessment Course
We aim to deliver a training package tailored to meet your specific risks and requirements that will enable your key staff to gain a pragmatic view of the fire risk assessment process.
This five day course will help your key staff to identify the actions necessary to comply with the regulations and to carry out systematic fire risk assessments within the workplace.
As part of this process we can if required help to review your current procedures and identify any area that may be contrary to current fire safety thinking and to suggest possible solutions.
To give delegates the knowledge and skills to carry out a fire risk assessment that meets the requirement of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order.
The course consists of both theory and practical elements. In order to pass the course, delegates must pass a 30 question written paper and carry out a risk assessment including a management report based on the risk assessment. On completion of the course delegates will be required to carry out a fire risk assessment of their own work premises and submit it to us.
Delegates will develop:
- underpinning knowledge relevant to Fire Safety NOS FS1, FS2, FS3 and FS7 as well as an understanding of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order
- understanding of the fundamental principles of fire prevention and protection measures, raising awareness of the vast range of topics involved in fire safety management
- knowledge of the principal workplace fire hazards, associated risks and passive and active means available to mitigate fire
- the ability to apply the principles and methodology of fire risk assessment, exploring the process and applying learning through a number of practical activities.
Course content includes:
- legislative requirements
- fire theory and principles
- causes and prevention of fire
- fire protection in buildings
- internal and external fire spread
- means of escape and human behaviour
- fire detection and automatic fire alarms
- fire safety management project
- the principles and methodologies of fire risk assessment
- fire risk assessment in action
- arson and its prevention
- practical exercises and examination
In order to gain certification, delegates will have to pass a written paper as well as a series of practical risk assessment based exercises. On completion of the course, delegates will be required to carry out a risk assessment project that will be marked as part of the final assessment.
On completion of 20 fire risk assessments, delegates can apply to the Institute of Fire Engineers to be included on their fire risk assessor register.