Basic Fire Safety

About this course

This online course is designed to equip participants with essential fire safety knowledge and the procedures that they need to follow in the event of a fire in the workplace. This course has been built around legislative guidelines that outline causes of fire, fire prevention, different types of fire and how to deal with a fire upon discovery. This course equips participants with the skills to identify fires, potential fire hazards and fire prevention to help maintain safety and that of colleagues.


Learn at your own pace on computer or iPad


24/7 access to learning materials


PDF certificate of completion available


40 minutes of learning content


Exercises & quizzes


Only €30 per person

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Who is this course for

This Fire Safety eLearning course is designed for anyone wishing to improve their knowledge around fire safety in the workplace. Deliver this Fire Safety online course throughout your organisation to ensure all employees are aware of what to do in the event of a fire and how to prevent fires in the workplace.

What you will learn

How to deal with fires in the workplace and efficient fire prevention.

Off-the-shelf/custom eLearning

This Basic Fire Safety online training course is available for organisations to host on their existing learning management system (LMS). Our flexible pricing structure makes it suitable for both large and small organisations. Basic Fire Safety can be customised to allow your organisation complete flexibility and control over the content, design and branding.

Course Details


Main Causes of Fire in the Workplace

  • Arson
  • Electrical
  • Smoking
  • Contractors

The Fire Prevention Triangle

  • How each component is dependent on one another
  • Prevention of fire
  • Flammable gas, liquid, and solid materials
  • Fire prevention tips

Classes of Fire

  • Class A, B, C, D, Electrical, and F fires

Fire Retardants

  • The types of fire extinguishers and how to identify them
  • What types of fires each extinguisher can and cannot be used on
  • How to correctly use fire extinguishers
  • Fire doors and fire blankets

Fire Procedures

  • Considerations before tackling a fire
  • Steps to take if a fire alarm sounds
  • What to do upon the discovery of a fire
  • Evacuation of the premises
  • What to do if someone catches on fire
  • Fire alarms

Learning outcomes

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the main causes of fire in the workplace.
  • Classify the types of fire.
  • Identify the types of fire extinguisher.
  • Choose the correct fire extinguisher for each fire type.
  • Carry out the correct procedure on discovering a fire.
  • Outline practices for fire prevention.
  • Follow the correct evacuation procedures.


To receive the fire safety awareness online course certificate, the learner must complete the course and score 80% in the assessment.

Basic Fire Safety eLearning


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