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Fire Safety Awareness (Schools and Colleges)

Duration: 1 hour
Cost: £10+VAT

This Fire Safety Awareness training identifies fire safety concerns and outlines measures that apply in educational premises. The course ensures that anyone that passes the final assessment is compliant with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, the Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006 and the Fire Safety Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010.

The approximate duration of this training is 1 hour.

FREE Fire Extinguisher Awareness Training

It is not a legal requirement for anyone to undergo extinguisher training but it is certainly best practice. We include an online Fire Extinguisher Awareness Training course with every Fire Safety Awareness course sold. Both courses are to the same high standard and include professional voice over.

Who is it for?

Fire safety awareness training is a legal requirement for all staff members and volunteers, whether full or part time, temporary or permanent. Fire Safety Awareness training must be given when they are first employed and periodically thereafter.

When do I get my certificate?

When you have successfully passed the course you will be able to download and print your certificate straight away.

As this course has been accredited by the CPD Certification Service and also approved by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, your certificate will contain both logos and can be used to provide evidence for compliance.

What does the course cover?

The course contains the following 6 topics and includes an assessment:

Employer and Employee Responsibilities

  • The purpose of fire safety regulations.
  • What is meant by the term responsible person.
  • The purpose of a fire safety risk assessment.
  • Some things the employer must do with regards to fire safety.
  • Employees responsibilities with regards to fire safety.

Fire – Three Essential Elements

  • The three essential elements needed for fire.
  • How removal of one of the elements will extinguish a fire.

How Fire Spreads

  • The differences between fire spread by direct burning, conduction, convection and radiation.
  • Why smoke is a serious threat to people when there is a fire.
  • Some practices that will increase the risk of fire and smoke spreading throughout a building.

Raising and Responding to a Fire Alarm

  • The actions to take if you discover a fire.
  • When you should or should not attempt to extinguish a fire.
  • The three things you must not do if the fire alarm sounds.

Minimising Injury

  • The three things that you can do to defend against smoke inhalation.
  • The STOP, DROP and ROLL technique that is used if your clothing catches fire.

Fire Prevention and Best Practice

  • The difference between fire prevention and fire protection measures.
  • Examples of fire prevention and protection measures.


The assessment is generated from question banks so that the questions change each time a candidate takes the assessment – making the training suitable for initial and refresher training.

There is no limit on the number of attempts at the assessment and informative feedback is given so candidates can learn from their incorrect responses.

Can’t find the training you want? Just email us at or call us on 0333 577 5016 to discuss what you are looking for. We regularly add to our training portfolio and adapt existing training to specific end user requirements.