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CPD Fire Safety Principles

Course Overview

No matter if you are an individual looking to raise your fire safety awareness, or an employer looking for fire safety training for employees, this course is for you. Relevant for all work environments and industries, from construction sites to offices, health and safety is vital. Our online CPD fire safety training course will provide you with the knowledge you need to understand fire hazards and risks, know how to effectively identify and control any hazards, and what to do in the event of a fire including evacuation procedures.

Key Information

Course Length
4 hours

Course Level
Level CPD

Learning Method(s)
Online materials
Online assessment

For Individuals


  • Automatic enrolment with an immediate start
  • Fully online course
  • Study from anywhere, at any time
  • Perfect for an introduction or refresher in a subject
  • A great addition to a CV
  • Receive a digital e-certificate upon completion
  • Nationally recognised
  • Access to an award-winning e-learning platform
  • No hidden costs

Cost and Funding Information

Course Price

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Section 1: Fire hazards and risks

Learn about how fires are caused in the workplace, the fire triangle, hazards during or after a fire and the characteristics of fire and smoke spread.

Section 2: Controlling fire risks

Build knowledge of identifying and controlling fire hazards at work. Learn what is meant by the term 'means of escape' in relation to fire hazards and look at typical components of this. Cover the principles of extinguishing fires, along with the use of portable firefighting equipment and fixed firefighting systems.

Section 3: Fire safety management

Understand the duties of employers and employees in relation to workplace fire safety, how to undertake a simple fire safety inspection and the stages of a fire risk assessment.

Section 4: The role of the Fire Warden

Work towards an understanding of the role and function of the Fire Warden and the contents of a fire safety briefing.

For Businesses

With our combination of market-leading learning resources, exceptional customer service and award-winning LMS solutions, we are confident we can assist with your education and training delivery needs.

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