Fire Awareness in the Workplace

This Fire Awareness in the Workplace course aim to teach employees the risk of fire in the workplace, what themselves and others can do to reduce that risk, and how to deal with the reality of a fire if it occurs.
Fully accredited

By CPD Group

Fast to complete

Duration: 2 hours

Instant Certificate

Upon completion

Legally compliant

With UK/EU regulations

About this course

This course provides learners with a comprehensive knowledge of fire safety in the workplace, detailing hazards in the workplace that may result in the eventuality of a fire, and what to do if a fire does occur.

This Fire Awareness in the Workplace online course is readily available online for all learners and can be accessed at any time after the course is complete, to ensure that all learners have a continuous opportunity to refresh their education on fire safety.

This course was created fully in line with UK regulations around fire safety at and has been accredited by The CPD Group. The course takes roughly 1 – 2 hours to complete and the examination consists of 20 multiple choice questions. When the student passes the course, they will receive an instant certificate.

Businesses have a responsibility to ensure all staff have adequate training regarding essential fire safety. We recommend that all staff in your business receive accredited fire awareness training to help protect your staff from the risk of fire and to help protect your business against the legal risks associated with negligence.

Our prices are extremely competitive and for larger orders, bulk discounts are automatically applied, reducing cost further.

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£15.00 +VAT

Quantity Price Per Learner
1 - 9 £15.00
10 - 19 £14.50
20 - 49 £13.00
50+ £12.00

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Choose a bundle for even better value

The Health & Safety Bundle contains one of each:

  • Manual Handling
  • Level 2 Health & Safety
  • Fire Awareness in the Workplace

£30.00 +VAT

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Course FAQ

Who should take this course?

We recommend that all employees in UK businesses complete this course.

Is this course accredited?

Yes, all of our courses are accredited by the CPD Group and all have the unique reference number with each course being awarded CPD points. Essential Food Hygiene are also members of RoSPA.

How and where do I complete the examination?

Like the course, the exam is conducted online. Once all sections of the course are completed, the learner can begin the exam. The exam consists of 20 questions, of which the learner must answer 75% correctly.  There is no time limit for the exam so learners can take their time.

How and where do I complete this course?

All of our courses are online courses, so they can be completed remotely as long as the learner has internet access and a computer.

Is there a time limit on this course?

The exam must be passed within 12 months of them being assigned the course. There is no time limit on the course material, so once the exam has been passed, students can freely come back at any time to view the course content and refresh their knowledge.

How is the course structured?

The course content is split into individual sections, with each section concluding in a mini quiz, which needs to be completed before moving onto the next section. Once all sections have been completed, you can proceed to the examination.

What happens if I fail the exam?

If the learner fails their exam, then they can retake it as many times as necessary (within the 12-month shelf-life of the course) at no extra cost. Once the course has been completed within the shelf-life period, the candidate gains unlimited life-time access to the course material should they wish to come back and refresh their memory.

What happens if I pass the exam?

Once the exam has been completed successfully, the learner will receive an online certificate instantly, which they can then download and print off.

How long will my certificate be valid for?

There is no specific law on when and how often you should refresh your training, however all UK local authorities and environmental health officers recommend that you refresh your training every three years to ensure you are versed with the most up-to-date guidance

How do I purchase multiple courses for my employees?

If you would like to buy any training for a number of your employees, first you need to select the course that you need. To do this, you need to go to our course page and click on the course that you want to buy. Enter the quantity of courses that you require and view the corresponding price. Then click the ‘Group’ option and enter your chosen group name. Once you have done this, please go to checkout to complete the purchase. Once you have completed your purchase, you will be directed to your group’s dashboard where you can assign courses to your employees.

What support is available if I have a question?

If any help is needed at any stage of your learning journey, all our learners are welcome to contract us. We are available to assist learners who require help, as well as those who are experiencing technical issues and need some advice. Please visit the Contact Us page, use our Live Chat function, or give us a call on 08009993868.

Course Syllabus

The course is as follows:

Section One: Responsibilities

In this section, you will learn:

  • Laws and legislation that relate to fire safety in the workplace
  • Your responsibilities as a worker in regard to fire safety in the workplace the workplace
  • Your employer’s responsibilities in regard to fire safety in the workplace the workplace
  • The responsibilities of external bodies in regard to fire safety in the workplace the workplace

Section Two: How Fire Works

In this section you will learn:

  • The properties of fire and what elements are needed for a fire to thrive
  • Common causes of fire
  • The effects of fire

Section Three: How to Prevent a Fire

In this section you will learn:

  • How to prevent fire and manage fire risks through everyday activities
  • How risk assessments are used to prevent fires

Section Four: Facing a Fire

In this section you will learn:

  • How alarm and other mechanised systems can help alert people to a fire and tackle the fire itself
  • How extinguishes can be used in reaction to a fire
  • How different extinguishes can be used on different types of fires
  • The evacuation and escape routes

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