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Advanced Fire Awareness and Evacuation (Residential Buildings)

This course is designed to cater for care homes, nursing homes and hospitals. It is for all staff who are responsible for the safety and evacuation of residents and patients in their place of work. The course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to practice fire safety both at work and at home. We will also give you the confidence in your ability to extinguish a fire using fire extinguishers should an unfortunate outbreak of fire occur.



  • Managers and Supervisors playing an active role in Health and Safety within the organisation
  • Staff responsible for safe evacuation of residents/patients and visitors to the building



  • Triangle of Fire
  • The Classification of Fire
  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Fire Extinguishers, Fire Blankets & Hose Reels
  • Raising the Alarm, – Calling the Fire Brigade
  • Evacuation Procedures & Assembly Points
  • Causes of fire/Fire Prevention in the Workplace & at Home
  • Demonstration on the use of Evacuation Equipment
  • How do deal with a Person on Fire
  • Walkthrough of building identifying hazards
  • Simulated Fire Drills
  • Fire drill/Debrief

Practical use of fire extinguishers and fire blanket. How to deal with a person who catches fire (outdoor session)



  • 3.5 hours



The course is certified for 2 years by Fire Safe Training Ltd. An annual refresher course is advised.



Maximum participants: 12

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