Upon successful completion of the course the delegate will:
- Have a greater understanding of fire prevention and fire safety requirements within all aspects of construction sites.
- Understand the importance of the fire strategy, fire plan, fire risk assessment (FRA) and fire auditors as well as all related fire documents and checks.
- Actively engage in practical case studies and examples based on site practices using associated site documentation and data.
- Recognise the importance of fire safety management during construction projects, understand the specific legislation linked to the management, and control of fire hazards and risks during construction related activities.
- Focus on developing the basic skills for understanding a construction FRA, and common fire hazards, so that the Fire Co-ordinator can develop the construction fire safety plan and site drawing(s).
- Understand the broad role and responsibilities of a Fire Co-ordinator and how this integrates with other fire safety professionals and site roles.
- Understand the broad design risks and specific risks of demolition, soft strip, as well as all of the associated risks during various construction stages.
- Understand the requirements for setting up site to manage fire risks including classes of fire and fire fighting equipment documentation, fire and rescue service requirements, and higher risk construction activities – for example hot works.
All training is conducted at our John Ryder Training Centre in Chertsey. Centre opening hours are 8am to 5.30pm, but this course commences at 9am and will finish at approx 5pm, unless otherwise stated in the joining instructions you receive.
Refreshments are included on all courses, but NO LUNCH is currently provided, but there are lots of lunch options within walking distance of the centre.
Please ensure you have read the joining instructions before arriving at our training centre.
If you are travelling by road, Chertsey is served by both the M3 and M25. No parking is permitted on the grounds of the Centre, but there is sufficient free parking in and around Chertsey, all within walking distance.
For those using public transport, Chertsey is served by a good service from Waterloo, changing at Staines, Weybridge or Virginia Water for the Chertsey line. The station is approximately ten minutes walk from the Centre.
If you are attending a two day course and require overnight accommodation, a local hotel list is available upon request.