Course Description

Basic Fire Safety Awareness for Care Homes

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Basic Fire Safety Awareness for Care Homes


The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 is an Act that must be implemented in all types and sizes of companies and businesses across the United Kingdom. Employees are expected to receive fire awareness training as induction when they join a company for the first time, else, as a group training. Basic Fire Safety Awareness for Care Homes will provide an understanding of the dangers of fire and the course of action you can take to reduce the risks of fire and implement safety controls in the workplace. Whether you are directly involved in incidents of fire or work in a regular job, this course is suitable for all levels of employees. It covers the same content as the Basic Fire Safety course with additional content tailored for individuals working in care homes.

There are key modules fully explored in this course that covers legislation related to fires and incidents, how fires are classified in the UK, the stages of fire, how a fire spreads and how to prevent fire in certain situations. You will also learn about fire extinguishers and how to put out a fire in case of an emergency. It is the duty of the employer and employees to identify the risk of places and things that may lead to a fire incident and report it accordingly. Basic Fire Safety Awareness for Care Homes features practical advice and guidance on what to do in case of a fire and how to make fire safety arrangements. This is a CPD certified & RoSPA approved course which demonstrates to potential employers that you are continually developing yourself, and will make you a desirable candidate.

Why You Should Consider Taking this Course at 1Training?

1Training is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies, and provides learners the opportunity to take this exclusive course awarded by CPD & RoSPA. At 1Training, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the Course. Learners who register will be given excellent support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurants.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn to identify the risks of fires in the workplace and take action to reduce them
  • Understand what should be done in the event of a fire
  • Learn how to prevent a fire from occurring in a care home
  • Gain the basic introduction to the protocol of extinguishing a fire

Course Curriculum Total
1: Chemistry of Fire
2: Common Causes of Fire
3: Basic Safety Features in Buildings
4: Introduction to Fire Extinguishers
5: What to do in Cases of Fire?

This course is recommended for,

  • All employees given induction training
  • Individuals who want an understanding of fire awareness
  • Individuals working in care homes

Method of Assessment

In order to qualify in the course ‘Basic Fire Safety Awareness for Care Homes’ successfully, learners will take an online test with each module being rounded off with multiple-choice questions. This online test is marked automatically, so you will receive an instant grade and know whether you have passed the course.


Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded multiple Certificates for ‘Basic Fire Safety Awareness for Care Homes’ by CPD & RoSPA.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lessons at any time.

Awarding Bodies


CPD is a leading awarding body in the United Kingdom that meets an excellent standard of high quality education. CPD is committed towards the enhancement of proficiency and personal skills in order to develop learners’ skills and abilities. CPD ensures that both practical and academic qualifications assist individuals to re-skill or up-skill and maintain a competitive advantage in their chosen industry. 


The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is a highly recognised vocational qualification for learners and employers who want to improve the competence of the workforce and ensure greater credibility for the organisation. The qualification is regulated and customised to meet the needs of the learner and employer.

College Name 1 Training
Course Category Fire Safety, Health & Safety, Health & Safety
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 19
Course Duration Guided Learning Hours 10
Entry Requirements • Learners should be over the age of 16, and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy. • A sound educational background is recommended
Career Path • Health and Safety Manager – £55,000 (Approximately) • Health and Safety Coordinator – £48,000 (Approximately) • Health and Safety Officer – £36,000 (Approximately)
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Course Provider

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63/66 Hatton Garden, 5th Floor, Suite 23, London. EC1N 8LE, Dublin, United Kingdom

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