Fire Safety Co-Ordinator Course

This course is designed to enable the Fire safety Co-Ordinator to have a greater understanding of Fire Prevention and Fire Safety Requirements within and about the buildings under construction.

Prices and availability for this course will be confirmed shortly. For any questions please email the CHSG team at



Course Objectives

  • To understand the Basic Principals of fire and fire spread
  • To understand the law regarding fire safety and enforcement on Construction sites.
  • To understand the forthcoming role of the HSE v BSR
  • To have a greater awareness of fire hazards on site
  • To understand how fire can spread through a building during certain stages of Construction
  • To understand the effects of a fire on the building structure
  • To understand compartmentation, fire doors and how compartmentation can be breached during construction/ fit-out and refurbishment works.
  • To understand fire detection, suppression systems and emergency lighting. Both in the temporary and permanent stages of the construction build.

Aims of the Course

  • Describe the role of the Fire safety Co-Ordinator
  • Outline the need to pre-plan fire safety arrangements
  • Outline the contents of the Construction Phase Plan
  • Identify the need to produce and review FRA’s
  • Outline specific management responsibilities for high fire risk activities
  • Overview a fire logbook
  • Produce a fire safety inspection checklist
  • Define the effective emergency planning arrangements
  • Explain the need for regular fire evacuation practices.