Understanding Fire Risk Assessments

Course Description

This one-day course is ideal for anyone wishing to 'understand' the contents of a fire risk assessment. Focussed on the legislative requirements of the Fire safety Order 2005 and the guidance of the recommended British Standards. The day ends with a written examination.

Pre-course requirements:

  • Delegates will be expected to have some knowledge of fire safety but may have little or no experience in dealing with fire risk assessment reports.

Suitable for:

  • Fire maintenance technicians
  • Owners and/or managers of fire protection companies.
  • Fire Safety Officers
  • Those new to the role and responsibilities of a Responsible Person e.g. Landlords, shop owners etc
  • Any other enforcing body with an interest in FRA’s.

Learning objectives:

The aim of this course will be to give the attendee e.g. a maintenance technician of any discipline the confidence to pick up the document and gain

  • an understanding of the fire risk assessment process and the contents.
  • knowledge off suitable standards and guides.
  • awareness of current fire safety legislation.
  • a better understanding of the requirements to satisfy the fire risk assessment and recognize potential business opportunities presented by any noted requirements or omissions

What the course isn’t:

The course is an introduction to fire risk assessments, the attendee will not be able to claim they can write/produce a fire risk assessment if that was not their skill-base before attending.


Cost (ex vat): Prices from £235

This training course can be run at your premises dependent on minimum numbers and trainer availability.


Understanding a Fire Risk Assessment (Click here to download a PDF)