Fire Risk Assessment Training

CPD Approved RoSPA Approved
Fire Risk Assessment
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  • 100% online training

  • Start when you like

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

  • Instant assessment and result

  • 1 learner per course

  • Train teams of all sizes

  • Bulk discounts starting at 10% off 10 courses

  • Learn on any device (desktop, mobile or tablet)

£35 +VAT

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Includes a 10% discount for 10+ courses

If you are the owner or employer of an office or shop, you are required by law to implement suitable fire safety measures. You must make sure your building is up to code before people visit it, or begin work in it. You should understand what duties you must fulfil to ensure your building meets suitable safety standards.

This fire risk assessment training course will familiarise you with fire safety law, how to carry out a fire risk assessment, and the fire safety systems, equipment, and procedures you must have in place. Understanding these is crucial to comply with legal requirements, to minimise the chance of a fire starting, and so people can evacuate your premises if necessary.

This course was last audited on: 12th September 2023
  • Written in compliance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Developed by health and safety professionals
  • Accredited by CPD and Assured by RoSPA Qualifications
  • Online training course and assessment with no time limits
  • Full audio voiceover
  • Approximate duration: 3 hours
  • Same day digital certificate. Printed certificate posted the next working day

What you'll learn

By the end of this course, you will:

  • Understand what you are required to do under fire safety law to get your premises up to code.
  • Know how to carry out a fire risk assessment.
  • Understand how fire starts and the different classes of fire.
  • Be able to recognise where hazards may exist in your building and implement suitable measures to control them.
  • Know what detection and suppression equipment you should implement.
  • Understand what evacuation procedures you must have in place, including what standards your escape routes must meet.
  • Be able to identify vulnerable people who may need additional fire safety measures and understand how to create personal emergency evacuation plans.
  • Know what to include in your fire plan.
  • Understand how to carry out effective fire drills.

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Course content

ModuleDescription
1Fire Safety Law

Why fire safety is important, fire safety law, and how the law is enforced.

2Risk Assessment

What is a risk assessment, who is responsible for risk assessments, how to carry out risk assessments, the hierarchy of control, and daily and weekly assessments.

3Fire Prevention Measures

Waste management, safety data sheets (SDSs), hazard labelling and packaging, fire prevention measures, storage, layout and construction, equipment and machinery, duties of manufacturers, importers, and distributors of electrical equipment, smoking, building work and alterations, and training.

4Fire Detection and Suppression

Detection and warning systems, sprinklers, fire blankets, and fire extinguishers.

5Evacuation Procedures

Evacuation strategies, escape routes, fire doors, fire signs, and emergency lighting.

6Fire Plans and Drills

Who may need additional fire safety measures, examples of additional safety measures, personal emergency evacuation plans, the fire plan, and fire drills.


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Assessment

The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked 20 multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 85%. The answers are marked automatically so you will instantly know whether you have passed. If you don't pass don't worry! You can take the test as many times as you need with no extra charge.



Who should take this course?

This Fire Risk Assessment training course is designed for people who are responsible for implementing fire safety procedures and carrying out risk assessments in their office or shop. It contains comprehensive information about the various standards buildings must meet to minimise fire risks and provide sufficient evacuation routes.

Looking for more of an overview of fire safety procedures? Our Fire Safety awareness training might be the ideal course for you and/or your staff.

Need to train staff or yourself to be a fire warden? Take our Fire Warden Training course.

This online training course provides awareness education. Depending on your company risk assessment, further training may be required to complete the all-round skills and knowledge to carry this forward practically in your organisation.



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Certificate

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Don’t want to wait? You can instantly download your digital certificate as a PDF after course completion.

Additionally, please note that if your company is paying by invoice we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.

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Continued support

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