This on-line Fire Marshal Training Course for Care Homes from PTTC E Learning is essential tailored learning for anyone who is working as a Fire Marshal within a Care Home environment.
Why Do You Need Fire Marshal Training Course for Care Homes?
The requirements of The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, that came in to force in October 2006, means that it is a legal requirement that owners, employers, or those in control are required to nominate a responsible designated person who is responsible for Fire Safety in the business or non domestic premises. They are responsible to ensure they:
- carry out a fire risk assessment of the premises and review it regularly
- tell staff or their representatives about the risks you’ve identified
- put in place, and maintain, appropriate fire safety measures
- plan for an emergency
- provide staff information, fire safety instruction and training
and this where our Fire Marshal Training Course for Care Homes comes in to it own.
A popular question we get asked is who is classed as a responsible person? The Legislation states any person who has some level of control in premises such as:
- an employer
- the owner
- the landlord
- an occupier
- anyone else with control of the premises, eg a facilities manager, building manager, shift supervisor, managing agent or risk assessor
So with that in mind who is the responsible person in your business or premises, how many of you are there and is there enough, they trained, and is their training & knowledge up to date? If you don’t know the answer to that then the chances are you you need training.
Our online e learning Fire Marshal Training Course for Care Homes will provide sufficient training for all levels of employees, that includes managers, supervisors, full-time and part-time staff working as Fire Marshal or Fire Warden. In addition all the course covers legislation such as:
In addition all the course covers legislation such as:
- The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
- Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
- Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
- Fire Safety Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010
- The Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006
The Course Outline
Our Fully Accredited and Industry Approved On-line Fire Marshal Training Course for Care Homes is aimed at anyone that works in a Care Home environment.
This course has sixteen modules, each consisting of a High Definition, Highly Engaging, Interactive Video Tutorials, with built in Question & Answer Sessions. The Modules include:
- Chemistry of Fire
This module explains what elements that come together to make fire, how fire and smoke spreads.
- Common Causes of Fire
This module will take you through what are the most Common Causes of Fires in Care Homes and safety in the workplace.
- Basic Safety Features in Buildings
Within this module you will find out what safety features may be built in to building to protect staff and residents, including signage, lighting, fire doors and more.
- Introduction to Fire Extinguishers
This module will walk you through the types of Fire Extinguishers, how they work and what fires each one should be used on.
- What to do in Cases of Fire?
This key module explains in depth as to what your role and the role of others in the event of a Fire situation.
- Fire Statistics
This module gets down to the Fire Statistics, and explains why we need training, fire equipment and fire precautions.
- Current Fire Safety Legislation
Legislation & fire precautions are in place to protect us all, and in this module you will learn about the relevant legislation and precautions that are they to save lives.
- Fire Risk Assessment
A fire risk assessment is a vital key to protect us and to keep us legally complaint with relevant legislation. This module will explain the purpose of a risk assessment & how to create one.
- Preventative Measures
Within this module you will learn about preventative measures such as, the benefits of good housekeeping, electrical equipment, and smoking in the workplace.
- Safety Features within Buildings
This module will go in depth & teach you about all important and legally required safety features within buildings. It includes fire fighting equipment, fire exits, legal notices, fire alarm systems and more.
- Role of the Fire Marshal
Your role as a fire marshal is a vital one, and not one to under estimated. This module will teach you about the role of Fire Marshal, the responsibilities and extra key precautions.
- Action on Fire Discovery
There’s a fire, what do you do? Well this module will take you through what to do on discovery of fire, evacuation plans and the all important fire drills.
- Fire Drills and Evacuation
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- Fire Extinguishers
This module on fire extinguishers will take you beyhond the introduction that you covered earlier in the course. Get prepared to know a Fire Extinguisher personally!
- Pre-Engagement Action
Pre Engagement is king in a fire situation, and this module will tell you what you and the team should be doing before you engage a fire.
- Using a Fire Extinguisher
Last but not least, you know what fire extinguishers do what, and now you will learn how to safely & correctly use the different types of extinguishers and a fire blanket you will come across in the workplace.
Who is this course for?
Our Fire Marshal Training Course for Care Homes has been written by experts for the care home sector, it meets all current legislation and legal requirements in relation to Fire Marshal Training for Care Home environments. With our online e learning training course you can be assured that when you or any of your team your take the course they will not only be technically competent in the complex role of Fire Marshal in a care home, but also trained to identify hazard, prevent fires, prepare and manage a fire risk assessment and above all ready to deal with fire related situations as defined by the role of a fire marshal within a care home.
Care Homes as we know care have a number of specific risks and legal conditions associated with them, and considering the different types of care homes there are these risks need to be assessed & monitored in a specific way. And that’s where our training come in to its own, our training address the specific legal needs for care homes along with meeting the practical day to day requirements that they face.
Our ROSPA Approved Fire Marshal Training Course for Care Homes is delivered via our mobile responsive on line learning area, the course will take around 4.5 hours to complete, and delivered via engaging HD video and online questioning. Once you have successfully answered the questions and completed all the video lessons you can be simply download you official certificate.
Learning in this way means that students have the freedom to learn at home, on the move or at work, when you or they want. This means that there is no need for excessive time off or away from work to go to a unknown training centre, saving everyone time and money, while gaining the same recognised qualification as most class room style courses would teach.
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