Fires can be absolutely devastating to a workplace, so learn how to prevent and respond to Fire Emergencies.
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Fire Safety Awareness Level 1 at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 1 hour and 17 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
  • Covers workplace and home fire safety
  • Meets latest HSE and Fire Regulatory Reform Order (Fire Safety) recommendations
£19.95 + VAT
Group Rates also available

This level 1 course is aimed at anyone who requires a course in fire safety. The course is designed to meet and comply with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. It covers regulations, the fire triangle, evacuation, fire equipment, good housekeeping, the law, training requirements, calling the fire service, fire doors, smoke alarms, risk assessing and precautions. We also offer a Level 2 course that training for Fire Wardens and Fire Marshals.

This course is ideal to give all members of staff basic fire training to increase awareness and cooperation in the event of a fire in the workplace. Awareness will reduce the risk of fires actually breaking out and therefore save lives.

Please note that learners undertaking a ProTrainings Trainings Course have the option to choose to take a regulated qualification.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • Induction training
  • Refresher fire training
  • Any staff member
  • Self-employed

This course comes with 3.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 17 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • The Importance of Fire Safety
    • The Law
    • The Problem and How you Get Harmed
  • Causes, Prevention, Training and Alarms
    • The Fire Triangle
    • Sources of Ignition
    • Active and Passive Fire Spread
    • Arson
    • Aerosols
    • Fire Prevention
    • Good House Keeping
    • Training and Staff Awareness
    • Dangers of Smoke
    • Types of Fire Alarm
  • Emergency Equipment and Response Actions
    • Fire Equipment
    • Calling the Fire Service
    • Fire Extinguishers
    • Breakdown of a fire extinguisher
    • Fire Hoses
    • Fire Alarm Systems
    • Evacuating in an Emergency
    • Fire Doors
    • Fire Blankets
    • Fire Warden Kits
    • Appropriate CLothing
    • Smoke Alarms in the Home
    • Fire Proofing the Home
  • Risk Assessment and Hazards
    • Formal Risk Assessment
    • Review of fire safety

Learning Outcomes 

1     Understand basic fire safety and what to do in the event of an emergency
1.1  State the main causes of fires in the workplace.
1.2  Outline the main costs of fires in the workplace for employers, employees and society.
1.3  State their own duties and responsibilities in relation to fire safety at work.
1.4  State the duties and responsibilities of fire wardens and other people who may be required to take action as part of fire risk controls or during an emergency.
1.5  Describe the action to be taken in the event of a fire in the workplace, including methods of raising the alarm and contacting the emergency services.
2     Understand the principles of fire risk control
2.1  List the key elements for effective fire risk management in the workplace.
2.2  Outline how the components of the fire triangle can be used to control fire risks.
2.3  List active and passive fire risk control measures.
2.4  Outline fire prevention measures that can be taken to minimise fire risks.
3     Understand the basics of practical fire safety
3.1  State the safe operating parameters for the use of portable fire-fighting equipment.
3.2  Outline simple checks for ensuring that fire safety equipment is serviceable and safe to use.

  • Fire Safety Student Manual V8.0
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Essentials of health and safety at work link to HSE website
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • Fire Safety Risk Assessment leaflet
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • HSE 5 steps to Risk Assessing link to HSE website
  • HSE guide to PPE
  • HSE guide to safety signs in the workplace
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • How to register to call EMS by text
  • Link to the HSE website
  • ProForm 80 ProTrainings Level 1 Fire Safety Awareness Theoretical Assessment (You need to complete one of these for each course and upload it to the class)
  • RIDDOR link to the HSE guide
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Statistics on fatal injuries in the workplace 2011/12
  • Step by Step Guide to COSHH HSE Guide - Link to HSE website
  • The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet
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What is "SCORM ready" and will courses run on a LMS?

SCORM Ready means that online courses can run on any compatible Learning Management System (LMS). SCORM courses run seamlessly on your existing LMS system without a separate login so staff only login using the existing company system. ProTrainings online courses have an advanced SCORM ready system to give more features than any other company.

Are courses all online or can I take a blended or class case locally?

Most of our courses are available as online or classroom-based at a training centre locally.  We can also send an instructor to your business to save travel and tailor the course to your business.  To save time and money you can take most courses in a blended format with online and class training.

Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

What training courses do you offer and how are they delivered?

We offer a full range of training courses across all business sectors as video online, blended and nationwide at your business or our local training centres. With over 300 courses you can learn at a time and place that meets your busy schedules and save money on travel and costs away from the office.

What People are Saying

“I found the course to be much more interesting than I thought it would be. It was extremely helpful not just for the work place but the home as well - thank you”

- mary, sales manager from Somerset

“I found the videos easy to watch and understand and I would recommend the course as a worthwhile addition to staff training.”

- Ron from Essex
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