Basic Fire Safety Awareness for Care Homes (£19.50 + VAT)

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Course Description

Current legislation, The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, applies to all workplaces regardless of the number of employees and requires employers to provide adequate training in fire awareness for all members of their staff.

Our online fire safety training courses are aimed at all employees to assist them in identifying and reducing the risk that fire presents in the workplace.

This Basic Fire Safety Awareness for Care Homes course covers the same content as the Basic Fire Safety course with additional content tailored specifically for employees that work in care homes.


Learning Objectives:

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define the common causes of fire and understand how to reduce their risks
  • Understand the chemistry of fire and its ability to spread through four specified methods
  • Recognise the dangers of smoke
  • Identify the fire safety features in buildings and understand their role in fire prevention, management, and evacuation
  • Understand the risks to consider if you discover a fire
  • Recognise the different types of Fire Extinguishers and when to use them


Module Name – Pass % Required

1 – Chemistry of Fire – 70%
2 – Common Causes of Fire – 70%
3 – Basic Safety Features in Buildings – 70%
4 – Introduction to Fire Extinguishers – 70%
5 – What to do in Cases of Fire? – 70%


Recommended System Requirements

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)



60 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

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