Fire Safety


This online Fire Safety training course provides the knowledge needed to reduce the risk of fires starting and, in the unlikely event a fire does breakout, mitigate the impact.

DURATION | 45 minutes

Fire Safety Accreditation

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Online Fire Safety Training | The risk of fire is one of the greatest dangers in the workplace due to the potential of huge damage at great speed.  

In the UK, more than 22,000 non-residential fires are reported annually. The majority of these occur in workplaces. In addition to the risk to life, 75% of businesses never recover from a serious fire.

Most fires are preventable.  As such UK businesses are legally required to provide appropriate training for staff.  This online Fire Safety Training provides a useful way to help staff understand how to reduce the risks of a workplace fire.






Course Objective

Firstly, reduce the risk of a workplace fires.   As a result of providing awareness of prevention measures.  Then, mitigate harm by explaining clearly what do if a fire occurs. 

Main Learning Outcomes

  • Fire Safety legislation
  • How fires start in the workplace
  • Understand best practice fire safety procedures
  • How to prevent specific types of fire
  • Effectively respond in the event fire
  • Understand basic first aid in the event of a fire

Ideal For 

All staff and particularly those with fire safety responsibilities.  

Fire Safety Course content

UNIT 1 | Responsibility

We begin by explaining relevant legislation.  Then within a legal context, we detail employer and employee responsibilities.  For example, employers have a duty to report any fire hazards.

UNIT 2 | Fire Prevention

Secondly, we look at simple steps business and employees can take to help reduce the risk of fires.  For example, using appliances or multi-point adapters safely.  Because fire safety is everyone’s responsibility.

UNIT 3 | Emergencies

Thirdly, upon hearing an alarm what should staff do?  In this third section, we look at best-practice to help staff be appropriately prepared.

UNIT 4 | Fire Fighting

Finally, in this unit we assume a fire has broken out.  What should staff do?  Firstly, call the appropriate service.  Secondly, basic first aid.  Thirdly, the basics of fire fighting.  To sum up, this unit covers what your staff  need to know.


Fire Safety Certificate

Completion of this online Fire Safety training requires candidates to achieve over 80% in the final 15 question assessment.  But, it can be retaken as often as required.  On completion learners are emailed a PDF certificate.


  • Accelerated Learning | 45 minutes
  • 3 CPD credits
  • Emailed certificate (£5 for posted version)
  • Carbon Neutral Product
  • Flexible reporting and assignment options
  • Access for 1 whole year

Further Information

Fire hazards pose a significant risk in the workplace.  So, a lack of preparation can be devastating to human life and property.  Consequently, this course provides information on safe and active fire prevention.  

Legally, every business must undertake a fire safety risk assessment.  After that, ‘appropriate’ equipment and training must be provided.  This course helps meet these training requirements.   And, therefore aids compliance to legislation. 

For specific details on legislation see; England & Wales Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.  Scotland, Fire (Scotland) Act 2005, (supported by the Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006).

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