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Been Thinking About Undertaking the Diploma? Now’s the Time to Decide…

The countdown is on to the start of the 2024 CHSG Diploma in Construction Fire Safety & Fire Risk Management course, which begins next week on 10th January, the course will run over 12 sessions through our Fire Safety Academy face to face at our centre in Chertsey. 

So if you’ve been considering signing up, now’s the time to make up your mind..


Why Should I Undertake the Diploma?

1. You will gain knowledge across 10 comprehensive modules, including (but not limited to); Legal Structures and Requirements, Building Control and Enforcement, Active Fire Safety Systems, and Fire Risk Assessment. 

2. Learn from industry professionals, with a range of specialist external speakers who will provide greater depth of knowledge and understanding in their particular fields.

3. With sessions spread out once a month for 11 months, you will be able to fit this course into your busy schedule. 

4. Interactive course that promotes delegate engagement through presentations, case studies, group work and external speakers. 

5. Held at our John Ryder Centre in Chertsey, you’ll have face-to-face contact with the course trainer and centre staff, as well as access to a forum for support between delegates and the trainer whilst completing independent work.

All units covered within this Diploma are related to the Construction Industry, and include the following:

  • Unit 1 Legal Structures and the requirement for effective Management of Fire Safety.
  • Unit 2 The Chemistry of Combustion & Principles of Explosion.
  • Unit 3 Creating, Managing and Maintaining an Effective Means of Escape.
  • Unit 4 Building Control and Enforcement Lectures – The Storage and Handling of Flammable and Explosive Materials.
  • Unit 5 Fire Safety in Temporary Accommodation Units (TAU’s) and Fire Safety in Timber Construction.
  • Unit 6 Active Fire Safety Systems – Including Fixed Fire Suppression Systems, Fire Alarm Systems and Emergency Lighting.
  • Unit 7 Accident (Fire) Causation and Theory, Accident Investigation Process and Analysis.
  • Unit 8 Presentation Skills, Preparation, Presentation and Fire Load Calculations, Fire Modelling and Building Information Modelling – BIM.
  • Unit 9 Life safety, Persons at Risk, Human Organisational Factors, Fire Alarm Psychology and Evaluating Competence.
  • Unit 10 Fire Risk Assessment
  • Unit 11 Exam Presentation
  • Unit 12 Multiple Choice and Written Exams

Plus – There Are Grants and Discounts are Available for This Course:

CITB grant of £600 plus CHSG member’s discount – click here to find out more

What Our Former and Current Delegates Think

"If you are looking for a construction specific fire qualification then I would highly recommend the Fire Diploma and CHSG for training generally."

"I thoroughly enjoyed the course and it has increased my knowledge in Fire Safety and Fire Risk Management significantly and Willmott Dixon as a Company will benefit from the training CHSG have already delivered and will deliver in the future... "

Diploma in Construction Fire Safety & Fire Risk Management

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