Who is the course for?

This eLearning course is aimed at any individual, working in any industry, anywhere in the world.

Is previous experience required?

You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.

How will the course benefit me?

Workplace fires can have devastating consequences, so it is vital that everyone knows how they can be prevented. This course will give you a basic understanding of how workplace fires can start and spread, and the fire prevention and protection measures that may be in place at your site.

The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe in your day-to-day activities and in the event of an emergency. It will also indicate the actions you should take on discovering a fire.

How will the course benefit my company?

Ensuring that everyone knows the fire escape routes and procedures greatly increased the chance of a swift and effective evacuation in the unlikely event of a workplace fire. You can also contribute to preventing fires at your site by following simple housekeeping measures.

What standards are referenced in the course?

This course does not refer to specific legislation or standards but is written to current HSE guidelines and industry best practice.

Is there an assessment?

Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.