Highfield Introduction to Fire Safety in the Workplace
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What is Fire Safety in the Workplace?
According to government statistics, there are 15,000 fires in workplaces and places where people gather in England every year. That’s 40 fires a day. The costs associated with fire are significant from physical costs including destruction of property, loss of income and increased insurance premiums, through to immeasurable, profound costs including loss of life, severe injury and reputational damage. However, fire is preventable.
Who is the Highfield Introduction to Fire Safety in the Workplace Course Suitable For?
This online Introduction to Fire Safety in the Workplace course is suitable for any employee or manager where there is a requirement to understand fire safety, their roles and responsibilities and the risks associated with fire. The course can be used as a stand-alone module or included in an induction programme.
What's Included in the Highfield Introduction to Fire Safety in the Workplace Course?
Highfield’s Fire Safety in the Workplace Short Course is designed to help you and your business understand the risks of fire and the steps that can be taken to mitigate the risk of fire. It will provide the knowledge required to prevent fire and protect people from harm. The course outlines from the very basics of how fire starts and spreads, through to risk assessments and managing risk, as well as outlining the legal obligations of different people in the workplace and their roles and responsibilities relating to fire safety.
- The fire triangle
- Causes of fire
- Hazards associated with fire
- How fire spreads
- Fire protection
- Fire classification
- Fire extinguishers
- The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order
- Fire safety briefings
- Employees’ responsibilities
- Fire risk assessment
- Actions in the event of fire
- interactive exercises/gaming
- media-rich content
- interactive 3D scenarios
- content provided by market leading experts
- relevant photography and illustrations
- multi-generational content and style
20 to 40 minutes
How It Works
Our e-learning is available to use on multiple platforms such as tablets, PCs and laptops. All you need is an internet connection. Learners simply log on to the Highfield Learner Management System (LMS) and work their way through the course, along with the scenarios that provide them with real-life context. Learners are assessed at the end of the course by multiple-choice questions.
Learners will receive a Highfield e-learning completion certificate, which is downloadable upon successfully finishing the course.
This e-learning course is a Highfield Qualifications accredited programme.
Why Choose Highfield E-learning?
We make the most complex of subjects easier to digest through media and content-rich exercises that motivate and engage learners. All of our e-learning uses interactive exercises and gaming combined with media-rich content, interactive scenarios, and relevant photography and illustrations. Content is provided by industry-leading experts. What that means for your learners is stimulating and engaging content they’ll respond to and, most importantly, remember.
For short courses a completion certificate is available at the end of the course. You can screenshot this or print it out to confirm completion of the training.
For accredited courses a certificate will be sent directly to you from the appropriate awarding body.
All you need to complete our e-learning courses is a computer, tablet or smartphone and an internet connection.
For more information visit the Highfield System Requirements page.
E-learning is flexible, efficient, and cost-effective, meaning you can progress through the modules at your own pace, at your own time to fit the training in around your work and personal life.
Short online courses also help employers to demonstrate that they have fulfilled their legal duties to ensure their personnel have been adequately trained.
Once the courses have been completed, a confirmation of results can be saved or printed as evidence. This can then be kept on record as evidence of suitable training.
You will instantly receive a confirmation email with your order details and your course login details will follow within one business working day.
Please note that course bookings can not be processed over weekends or bank holidays and will be processed the next business working day.
Click the 'Buy' or 'Add to cart' button and you will be taken to our payment/booking page where you can choose to pay online now using a debit/credit card or you can pay later by invoice.
Once you have paid for your course(s), you will receive an email from our team advising how to begin your training.
You will be provided with a username and password which will enable you to access the e-learning portal. Login to start your course, once you have completed and passed the course, you will be able to download and print your certificate straight away.
Highfield Qualifications is a global leader in compliance and work-based learning and apprenticeship qualifications and one of the UK’s most recognisable awarding organisations. As such we’re regulated by Ofqual, Qualifications Wales, SQA Accreditation, the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA), and the Security Industry Authority (SIA). In addition to this, we’re also a government-regulated end-point assessment organisation (EPAO).
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