Keep your school safe and learn about the risks that fire poses. Designed specifically for those working in the Education sector, this course is an essential part of your training programme.

 

This course will introduce you to fire signage, explain how different extinguishers are needed for different types of fires and show you how to use them. It also looks at safe evacuation and what you should do in emergency situations.

Every member of staff in every organisation legally requires Fire Awareness Training. This online e-learning programme is an effective and hassle-free way to ensure that you comply with current legislation – as well as providing an easily accessible record of staff training.

Fire Awareness Training (Education) Course Contents

1. The Nature of Fire

 

To keep your school safe from fire it’s useful to have a good understanding of fire and fire behaviour – how it starts and how it spreads. This section explains “The Triangle of Fire”, “Fire Growth and Development”, and “Fire Spread”. It particularly looks at the causes and costs of fires in schools.

2. Fire Signage

 

Signs are used to communicate an important message to prevent disaster in an emergency, and even save lives. This section illustrates the different types of signs used, helping you to understand their meaning and the importance of following their instructions.

 

3. Fire Hazards

 

This section looks at the typical sorts of fire hazards you might find in a school and the most likely places fires may start.

4. Discovering a Fire

 

This section explains what action to take in the event of an emergency. Information includes “Raising the Alarm”, “Calling the Fire Service” and “Safe Evacuation”. It covers Fire Emergency Plans and explains how risk assessments must consider people who may be at particular risk in a school – including the need for personal emergency evacuation plans (PEEPS).

5. Fire Extinguishers

 

This section looks at the different types of fires and the different fire extinguishers which are appropriate for each one. Video footage shows how each is used and, there’s a short explanation of how each one works, their range and any drawbacks.

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Duration: 1 Hour

Get in touch on 01206 363710 or info@helmsmanservices.co.uk to request a free trial.

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