Course Description  Fire Safety Awareness

This Fire Safety Awareness Training Course is suitable for all staff as an introduction to fire safety so that they may understand their role in preventing fires, maintaining safe exit routes and responding appropriately in the event of an alarm.

It will help raise awareness of fire hazards in the workplace, how to react in the event of a fire emergency, and how to select and use the correct fire extinguisher depending on the type of fire.

The Fire Warden training can be completed as an add on to this course.

Course Content

  • Overview of Fire Safety Legislation
  • Fire Prevention Measures
  • Classes of Fire
  • Types of Fire Extinguishers
  • How to use a Fire Extinguisher
  • What to do in the event of a fire or hearing a fire alarm
  • Evacuation procedures

For Fire Warden Candidates:

  • Responsibilities of a Fire Warden (before, during and after fire)
  • Conducting Risk Assessments
  • How people react in an emergency
  • Emergency plans and evacuation

Who Should Attend

  • For Fire Safety Awareness – Anyone working in an environment where fire is a possibility
  • For Fire Warden – All managers, supervisors or employees with duties for fire safety within an organisation


  • In class practical assessment by Tutor
  • In class written assessment by Tutor

Entry Requirements

Participants must:

  • have a good understanding of both written and verbal English
  • bring photo ID with them
  • successfully complete Fire Safety Awareness in order to progress to Fire Warden Training

Course Summary

Duration:                  3 hrs (+ 1 hour for Fire Warden)

Accreditation:        Carnew Training & Consultancy In-House Certificate

Validity:                   Certificate is valid for 3 years

Cost:                           €60 per person (additional €20 for Fire Warden Training)

(May Qualify for DSP Funding – Please enquire for further details)

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