What is fire safety training?

Fire safety training is a form of training given to staff to help them understand both how to prevent fire in their workplace and actions they should take if fire ever breaks out.

The level of training required depends on certain factors such as the size of the premises and work undertaken within those premises.

Training given may be in the form of a basic fire awareness and site specific risks up to full in depth fire warden courses where a practical element is introduced by way of the operation of various types of fire extinguishers.

The type of training required and when it should be undertaken should form of your overall fire safety management and be included within the businesses fire safety policy.

Training should include but not limited to:


  • The location of emergency exits  

  • The location of designated assembly points  

  • What to do if they discover a fire  

  • Actions on hearing the fire alarm  

  • Locations of fire safety equipment and call points.  

  • Company smoking policy and designates areas  

  • Importance of keeping escape routes and exits clear of obstructions  

  • Importance of closing fire doors  

  • Any specific brief that relates to the work carried out on your premises 

We offer various online CPD approved fire safety training courses including basic fire awareness, care home fire safety, fire extinguishers and fire marshal training.

To get a free trial of the 1st module of any course we offer visit online training courses.