​Basic Fire Safety Awareness for Care Homes

​This course explains, in brief, why fires occur and what actions you must take to help prevent them starting and the actions you must take when they do.

By completing this course you will be making your workplace a safer environment.

This course is a variation on the Basic Fire Awareness course that contains information that is specific to employees of care and residential homes.

Duration: 1 hour

CPD Units: 2

Format: Video

Price:  £20 + VAT


Who Should Take This Course?

Our online fire safety training courses are aimed at all employees to assist them in identifying and reducing the risk that fire presents in the workplace.

Course Description

Current legislation, The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, applies to all workplaces regardless of the number of employees and requires employers to provide adequate training in fire awareness for all members of their staff.

Our online fire safety training courses are aimed at all employees to assist them in identifying and reducing the risk that fire presents in the workplace.

This course will provide candidates with a general understanding of basic fire awareness including what should be done in the event of a fire, how to prevent a fire occurring and a basic introduction of the protocol of extinguishing a fire.It is a cost effective way for employers to fulfil their legal obligation to provide their employees with the necessary understanding of fire awareness.

Certification

On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This course is also approved by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, as providing quality and content-approved training.

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 3 years. We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.

Screenshots (click to view)

Course Content

​Modules

​1. ​Chemistry of Fire

​2. ​Common Causes of Fire

​3. ​Basic Safety Features in Buildings

​4. ​Introduction to Fire Extinguishers

​5. What to do in Cases of Fire?

Aims of the Course

By the end of this course you will:

  • Understand why fire safety is important in residential care settings.
  • Recognise what types of residents in care homes may be at significant risk.
  • Know how to comply with fire safety law.
  • Understand how fires start and how to prevent them.
  • Know how to carry out a fire risk assessment.
  • Understand the fire safety responsibilities of everyone in a care home.
  • Recognise the various fire safety arrangements that care homes should implement.
  • Understand which fire evacuation procedures care homes may need to ensure residents can evacuate safely.
  • Know how to create personal emergency evacuation plans and carry out fire drills.

Assessment

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked a set of​ multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 70%. ​You will have up to six attempts for passing the assessment. 


​Ready to Order?  Start Learning Today!