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Upkeep provides training courses on building repairs, building maintenance and building improvement. Find out more by talking to us.

Fire Safety Awareness

Course duration:
1 day
 
Delivery method:
Classroom
 
Price:
£245.00 + VAT
 
Upkeep provides training courses on building repairs, building maintenance and building improvement. Find our more by calling us on 0208 123 0804 or email sales@upkeeptraining.co.uk
 
Group bookings available - call to discuss
 

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Fire Safety Awareness overview

The course builds up from learning about the causes of fire, fire spread and the risk of fire to cover the role of fire risk assessments, the key steps and good record keeping.  Most organisations have responsibilities under the different Acts or Regulations to manage fire, reduce the risk and ensure tenants know how to act in a fire risk situation.

The course looks at the steps an organisation can take to prevent fire, reduce the likelihood that a fire will spread, the early warning systems available and the measures that can be taken to aid escape.  The course provides a good introduction to many local authority or housing association employees includes the importance that all staff have with help reduce the risk from fire that ensure compliance and reduce the need for enforcement.  It also covers many of the important pieces of legislation including guides and British Standards.

What the course covers

o   Background to fire safety legislation, guides and standards

o   The causes of fire and fire statistics

o   Understanding fire

o   The principles of fire risk assessment

o   Documenting and reporting your findings

o   Practical fire risk assessments

o   Preventing fire, tenant management and reducing fire risk

o   Protecting against fire spread and early warning.

o   Dealing with fire safety issues and enforcement

Who should attend

Our course is for staff of local authorities and housing associations, estate inspectors, administrative staff, customer service officers, staff involved in customer relations and repairs ordering, tenancy officers, project workers and caretakers. This course would also be useful for tenant representatives and enforcement officers who want an introduction to fire safety.

Available dates

  • 05 Dec 2017
  • 06 Jun 2018

Why Upkeep?

Upkeep’s courses have been developed by, and with industry experts.

All of our tutors have current or recent professional industry experience which means that you are learning from professionals with a great level of experience and skills.

We currently hold all of our scheduled courses in London, but are planning to start delivery in the midlands, north west and north east over the coming months.

If you can’t make it to London, we can come to you with a bespoke training package tailored to meet your needs and those of your organisation.

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Course duration:
1 day
 
Delivery method:
Classroom
 
Price:
£245.00 + VAT
 
Upkeep provides training courses on building repairs, building maintenance and building improvement. Find our more by calling us on 0208 123 0804 or email sales@upkeeptraining.co.uk
 
Group bookings available - call to discuss