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Fire Awareness Training

iHASCO
Course summary
0.5 hours
25 GBP excl. VAT
English
Flexible
Online courses
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Professional Training

Course description

Fire Awareness Training

This Fire Awareness Training course is designed to cover all industry sectors and assists users in the basics of fire, how to keep their workplace safe, and how to work towards compliance with current legislation. No matter what working environment your organisation operates in, it is a legal requirement that your staff complete Fire Awareness Training. 

In 2017 Fire Services attended fires in non-dwelling buildings more than 300 times a week in the UK.

This eLearning course is cost-effective and easy to set up, which is the ideal way to help your organisation comply with current legislation. With thousands of companies across the UK already using this training course, this best-seller is a crucial course for all organisations.

This course is available in 28 languages.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Fire Awareness Training Certificate

This Fire Awareness Training course concludes with a 20 question multiple-choice test with a printable certificate.

Learning Outcomes

  • Work towards compliance with The Fire Safety Order 2005 and The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Understand fire signage placed around your workplace and its importance
  • Learn about the possible fire hazards in your workplace

Training Course Content

This training course is broken down into 5 sections

Section 1: The Nature of Fire

This section will cover how fire can start, spread and the dangers it (and smoke) poses. 

Section 2: Fire Signage

This section will help you to identify the different type of signs in work and provide a simple traffic light system to identify and remember the different types of signs. 

Section 3: Fire Hazards

In this section, we will look at hazards that can cause fires in the workplace, including sources, flammable and combustibles. 

Section 4: Emergency Procedure

This section will provide steps on what to do in the event of a friend what to do if you cannot escape in an emergency. 

Section 5: Portable Fire Extinguishers

This final section will look at when it is safe to fight a fire and what extinguishers you should and shouldn't use, and when it's not safe to fight it. 

Why choose iHASCO

Over 5.5 million training sessions delivered

96% said we helped them work towards compliance with legislation

We've helped over 10,000 organisations to date

Expenses

Multiple use

We prefer to build packages to precisely fit your needs, where pricing starts at as little as £5 pp, but you can get started with one of the off the shelf solutions below and add extra courses and sessions at a later date.

  • 1 course/5 certificates: £100 PA

  • 5 courses/100 certificates: £900 PA

  • 10 courses/500 certificates: £2,100 PA

Single use (60 days access)

  • 1 user/course: £25 (Refundable if you upgrade later)

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Carbon Dioxide Extinguishers have a black panel around them. They remove OXYGEN from a fire by smothering the flames; and they can be used on either Class B fires or electrical equipment.

To use the extinguisher, you need to position the discharge horn and pull off the safety tag to break the seal.

Make sure you don’t touch the extinguisher horn once you start discharging the extinguisher, even if it's a frost-free horn, because you’ll risk getting ice burns.

Pull out the pin and test that the extinguisher works by pointing it AWAY from the fire. Then squeeze the handle until the extinguishing agent comes out.

Then aim the horn at the base of the fire and squeeze the handle as you walk towards the flames. Once the flames are out, step back and keep discharging the extinguisher until you’re a safe distance away.

These extinguishers have a range of about 1 to 1 and a half metres, and will last for a minimum of 11 seconds.

DO NOT use Carbon Dioxide Extinguishers on Class A fires because it can cause a fire to spread. And don’t use them in confined spaces because there is a risk of asphyxiation if you inhale too much of the gas.

         

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iHASCO are a market-leading provider of high-quality Health & Safety, HR and Business Compliance eLearning with a keen focus on creativity, quality, and most of all, simplicity. We are committed to you and your organisation's training journey. With our core...


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Unit 2 Bracknell Beeches
Old Bracknell Lane West
RG12 7BW Bracknell

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Reviews

Average rating 4.9

Based on 10 reviews

Participant
(5)
Very good information and guidance packed into the training session in a short time , full of important information that is vital within our work place on a daily basis.
Participant
(5)
A clear and concise explanation of the dangers of fire and smoke, how to avert them and how to use fire extinguishers.
Participant
(5)
This was a very good training module to refresh and consolidate my knowledge on the subject. Well presented, comprehensive and practical. Good tool for training at the workplace.
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