This course is for designated Fire Wardens / those responsible for coordinating staff evacuation during an emergency and first aid fire fighting.

Course content:

  • Human behaviour responses in fire/emergency situations
  • Basic principles of fire safety and protection
  • Theory and operation of fire extinguishing equipment
  • Classes of fire and mechanics of fire spread
  • Means of escape and evacuation procedures
  • Fire legislation and fire risk assessments.

Successful completion of the course is acknowledged by a certificate of competence.

Links to the Bristol Standard Dimensions:

  • D1 Values and Aims of the Setting
  • D6 Observation, Planning and Record Keeping
  • D7 Staffing, Leadership and Management
  • D8 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • D10 Monitoring and Evaluation.

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Course details

Date:To be arranged.
Cost:Free for Bristol-based Ofsted registered childcare workers and Bristol BAND members, however a £50 deposit per person booking is required to secure a place. 10% discount to non-Bristol BAND member groups. £74 all others.
Venue:BAND Office, Scrapstore House, Sevier Street, St Werburghs, Bristol, BS2 9LB. View a map
Tutors:Bristol Safety.
Refreshments:Tea, coffee & squash provided.
Funded by:Basil Samuel Charitable Trust.
Please note:Bookings on booking form only, accompanied by separate cheques for each attendee payable to 'BAND Ltd' please. Places are limited to 15 (2 per setting), so book early!
Closing date:n/a.


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