Fire Safety Principles CPD

The Skills Network
Course summary
4 hours
25 GBP
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Course description

Fire Safety Principles CPD - A 2-hour online course - The Skills Network

This online course discusses fire safety principles and provides a clear overview of common fire hazards and actions that can be taken to help prevent fires and how to behave if a fire should occur. This course is delivered entirely online and in a self-paced format, making it a convenient choice for busy professionals wishing to learn more about fire safety.

While fire safety in the United Kingdom has improved greatly over recent years, fire safety training can significantly reduce the risks of fire-related accidents. By completing this course, you will gain the practical knowledge necessary to help improve fire safety in your environment and understand the actions that need to be taken in the event of a fire.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This fire safety course is ideal for individuals wishing to gain an better understanding of fire hazards, safety precautions and best practice in handling a fire.

The course can be completed in about 2 hours on average. 

Outcome / Qualification etc.

No exams are required to complete this course.

Training Course Content

This training course is divided into for parts and will cover the following content:

Section 1: Fire hazards and risks

  • Different causes of fires in the workplace
  • The hazards during and after
  • The characteristics of fire and smoke spread

Section 2: Controlling fire risks

  • How to identify and control fire hazards
  • Define ‘means of escape’ and the typical components
  • Fire detection and alarms
  • The principles of extinguishing
  • Using equipment safely

Section 3: Fire safety management

  • Employers’ and employees’ duties relating to fire safety
  • Carrying out simple fire safety inspections
  • The stages of a fire risk assessment

Section 4: The role of the fire warden

  • The role and function of the fire warden
  • The contents of a fire safety briefing

Why choose The Skills Network

Extensive range of online courses

Over 30,000 learners gaining accredited qualifications each year

Award-winning learning solutions


The cost of this course is £25 + VAT per person.

Full customer service support is provided throughout the course.

About provider

The Skills Network – Making learning and skills accessible

The Skills Network is a market-leading training provider, delivering distance learning courses across a range of sectors. With a wide portfolio of highly flexible courses, The Skills Network supports employers and learners to develop their skills and achieve their goals. Whatever the...

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Contact info

The Skills Network

Abbey Court, 06 – 16 Benedict Drive
YO8 8RY Selby, North Yorkshire

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Average rating 5

Based on 2 reviews.

P Thompson
Great refresher course - quick, interactive and easy to understand!
P Thompson
Great refresher course - quick, interactive and easy to understand!
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