- To refresh the basic principles of fire (fire triangle and chemistry of fire) and to have a greater understanding of how fire can spread through a building.
- To understand fire site related hazards and risks; compartmentation including fire doors, fire points, emergency lighting, detectors and evacuations for example.
- To identify life safety including where “specific” persons who are at risk and how these people must be managed in the event of a fire.
- To understand evacuation plans and building sweeps
- How to organise evacuations and role calls
- To understand the roles and responsibilities of a chief Fire Marshall and Fire Warden, on a range of construction sites.
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.