Fire Safety for Residential Care Homes

Fire Safety for residential Care Homes

Fire Protection Association Accredited Training (F.P.A)

Course Aim

The objective is to outline Fire Safety roles and responsibilities within care home establishments.

Who should take the course?

Suitable for candidates with any responsibility for managing fire risk of a premises within a Fire Warden role

Duration  1 day

Course Content

  • Number of fires, fire related fatalities and the common causes of fire
  • How fire starts and spreads
  • Current UK legislation and its effect on fire safety in premises
  • Spotting hazards and protecting against fire
  • Fire Warden roles and responsibilities
  • How to select and use a fire extinguisher
  • What to do in the event of a fire 
  • When and how to safely evacuate your building
  • Watch a fire safety DVD
  • Assessment


FPA accredited certification will be issued to all candidates, following a short assessment, copies of which can be kept by the hosting company for compliance purposes.


Courses are normally delivered on clients premises.  Alternative training rooms are available at an additional cost.