Certificate in Fire Safety for Education Providers (2022-23)

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Certificate in Fire Safety for Education Providers (2022-23)

Course Duration: 55 minutes (approx.)

All staff are legally required to complete fire awareness training under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. It's essential that all staff have an awareness of fire safety procedures in case of an emergency and are compliant with the law in order to confidently respond and intervene should the need arise.

Our Essential CPD course on fire safety provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with all your fire safety requirements. Delivered in high-quality video CPD format that has been skilfully organised for busy workloads and is accessible on any device, anytime, anywhere, our fire safety training has been designed to provide maximum learning potential in the leanest, most cost effective and most time-efficient manner.

Delivered by subject matter expert, Darren Finch, the course has been divided into 5 easily digestible modules and contains references to further learning and resources throughout, with an assessment at the end to help you evidence your fire safety compliance.

Designed in line with the following policies

  • The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

Learning Outcomes

  • Understanding the key legislation and statutory requirements around fire safety training
  • Awareness of the three fire triangle elements and managing fire safety in schools
  • Learning the five core elements of a Fire Safety Management Plan and reducing fire risk
  • Understanding how to respond in the event of a fire and the need for an evacuation plan
  • Recognising your role in fire safety management and examples of fire protection

Course Units


This CPD certified course will help you to better understand your roles and responsibilities in relation to Fire Safety. It is aimed at governors, senior leaders and members of school staff who work in all school settings, from early years through to...

Module 1: Current legislation, school policies and legal duties and the importance of fire safety training

In module 1, you learn what the current legal requirements are around fire safety training, who this is applicable to and what is required from them. It will discuss why fire safety training is important and what a fire safety policy and fire safety...

Module 2: The three fire triangle elements, how it is maintained and the four main ways it spreads

Module 2 will provide learners with a brief explanation of the three triangle elements, including how to extinguish a fire, and how fire can spread. It will also touch on the most common reasons for fires in school and recognising different types of...

Module 3: Fire Safety Management & Fire Safety Management Plan

In module 3, you will learn about how to reduce the risk of fires in school. You will learn about the importance of a Fire Safety Management plan and the crucial ability to complete a Fire Safety Risk Assessment as well as ensuring that routine check...

Module 4: What to do in the event of a fire

Module 4 will focus on the formulation of an Emergency Action Plan and key points to remember in the event of a fire. It will provide a guide on tackling small fires as well as explaining the different types of fire extinguishers and identifying the...

Module 5: Your role and responsibility

Module 5 will cover the importance of understanding your own role in the event of a fire and outlining the duties of an incident controller. It will also discuss the different types of fire precautions and provide examples of non-compliance and poor...

Darren Finch

About The Expert

Darren Finch

Highly qualified serving member of the UK Fire Service with over 20 years’ senior level experience.
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