Course Description

CIEH Level 1 – Principles of Fire Safety Awareness

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CIEH Level 1 – Principles of Fire Safety Awareness


Do you know what to do in case of a fire? You may not be employed where fire drills are a must-know, but it is still considered a safety aspect particularly as induction training for new employees. Most workplaces require a basic understanding of fire safety, the principles of fire risk control and what to do in an emergency. The Level 1 – Principles of Fire Safety Awareness course will provide learners an opportunity to gain fire safety awareness and ensure that they are safe within the workplace. Learn what protocols to follow in case of a fire break out. It is an introductory course for beginners but experienced users can also use this course as a refresher.

The Level 1 – Principles of Fire Safety Awareness course will discuss key topics such as fire safety awareness, fire risk control and practical fire safety protocol. Learn what to do in case of a fire, how to protect yourself and others at all times in the workplace.

The Level 1 – Principles of Fire Safety Awareness course will teach learners the basics of fire principle safety, causes of fire in the workplace, fire safety duties and responsibilities and how to use fire-fighting equipment. Learn what to if a fire starts in your building and be prepared for emergency evacuation.

Course Curriculum Total Units : 18
1: Introduction to Fire Safety Awareness
1.1 Introduction
1.2 Causes and effects of workplace fires
1.3 Duties and responsibilities
1.4 Actions to be taken in the event of a fire
1.5 Fire prevention measures
1.6 Summary
2: Fire Risk Control
2.1 Introduction
2.2 Fire risk management
2.3 Fire triangle
2.4 Fire risk control measures
2.5 Reporting fire safety issues
2.6 Summary
3: Practical Fire Safety
3.1 Introduction
3.2 Portable fire-fighting equipment
3.3 Fire classification system
3.4 Fighting electrical fires
3.5 Main types of fire extinguishers
3.6 Simple fire extinguishing safety checks

What will I learn?

Understand risks associated with fire in the workplace.
Learn to identify the main causes of fire in the workplace.
Learn how to reduce the likelihood of a fire in the workplace.
Understand means of exit and how to ensure they are available and maintained.
Learn the course of action to take when you hear the fire alarm.
Gain a clear understanding of fire-fighting equipment and when to use them.
Ensure fire equipment is available to staff at all times.

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 lectures at any time.

Who is this Course aimed at?

All employees undertaking induction training
Employees who have no specific fire safety roles

Method of Assessment

At the end of the Level 1 – Principles of Fire Safety Awareness you will be evaluated through an online multiple choice exam. In order to complete this program successfully and gain your professional qualification.


Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Level 1 Certificate in Principles of Fire Safety Awareness by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health. It will make you valuable to employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Awarding Body

CIEH (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health) has been supporting professionals since 1883 and an awarding body for the environmental health sector. CIEH has been instrumental in developing several environmental standards in the public and health sectors contributing greatly to the overall wellbeing on a global scale. They set a high standard of improving public health and influencing policy. They provide educational opportunities and training for environmental health professionals working across the public and private sectors. It is with a vision to provide and support a healthier, cleaner and safer environment for all.

Other Benefits

Written and designed by the industry’s finest expert instructors with over 15 years of experience
Repeat and rewind all your lectures and enjoy a personalised learning experience
Gain access to quality video tutorials
Unlimited 12 months access from anywhere, anytime
Save time and money on travel
Learn at your convenience and leisure
Eligible for a TOTUM discount card
Free Career Support Service
25% Discount on personal Statement and covering letter writing service
Free Access to Over 150 courses for 2 days (48 hours)
Free access to course before you purchase (For selected courses only)


College Name 1 Training
Course Category Health & Safety
Course Type Online Learning
Course Qualification Level 1 Certificate
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Course Fee 25
Entry Requirements The course is suitable for all levels of employees and managers Anyone with an interest in fire safety awareness
Career Path Health & Safety Coordinator – £22,186 per annum Health & Safety Manager – £34,738 per annum Environmental Health & Safety Manager – £40,329 per annum
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