Fire Safety Awareness Course

This course can be completed using smartphones, tablets, laptops and desktops.

Course Information


This course provides the knowledge to reduce fire risks, deal with fires if appropriate and escape safely in the event of fire

This certificate lasts for three years and is transferable.

Who is the course for?

Our Fire Safety Awareness course is suitable for people in any industry and for all employees.

This course covers -
the use of fire extinguishers, escape routes, fire behaviour and prevention.

How will the course benefit my company?

Employee legal responsibilities.

The most basic legal requirement of a company is that employees are provided with adequate fire safety training.

What standards are referenced in the course?

This course is written to current HSE guidelines.

Is there an assessment?

At the end of the course, you will be asked questions to check your understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course. The pass mark is 80%.

Learning Objectives

  • Explain the roles and responsibilities of the employer and employees with respect to fire prevention and awareness
  • Recognise different fire prevention measures
  • Identify common fire safety signs
  • Explain how fire starts and spreads
  • Recognise the different types of fire-fighting equipment and extinguishers
  • Explain the purpose of fire risk assessment
  • Explain the actions to take in an emergency situation

System Requirements

Internet Access - Users will need a computer or device with a web browser and an internet connection. System - Runs on desktop computers and tablets. Microsoft Windows 7, 8 and 10 and MAC OS. Apple Tablets running IOS 11. Browser - Runs on Edge, IE11, Chrome, Firefox and Safari, no plug-ins required Minimum browser size - 1024x672 Audio – Requires speaker or headphones. Notes - Suitable for smartphones.


IHF is an award-winning Human Factors company, chartered by the Institute of Ergonomics and Human Factors (IEHF), with a focus on Human Systems Integration, Training and Incident Investigation. IHF certify this Fire Awareness course and on successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a certificate.