Fire Safety for Homecare - Level 1

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    Fire Safety for Homecare - Level 1 - Online Training Course.


    Welcome to The Mandatory Training Group's Fire Safety for Homecare online course. All our online training courses, programmes and qualifications are accredited by the CPD Certification Service (CPDUK).

    This course covers fire safety training for homecare workers at Level 1. It was designed to align with the Skills for Care’s Core Mandatory Training Framework and has been specifically tailored to meet the learning needs of employees working with individuals in their own homes and homecare settings.

    If you are unsure whether something applies to your role or workplace, consult your local policy and procedures. There may be elements of your training that aren't covered here, and some might not be relevant to you. In addition, you should also take part in practical training sessions within your workplace. These may include evacuation techniques and, where appropriate, the use of firefighting equipment.

    Content

    This Fire Safety for Homecare online course is divided into the following sections:

    • Introduction
    • Section 1 - Key legislation and regulations
    • Section 2 - Fire elements
    • Section 3 - Risk assessment and prevention
    • Section 4 - What to do in the event of a fire
    • Summary
    • References and resources
    • End of course assessment.

          Who is the course for?

          This Fire Safety for Homecare online course is suitable for all staff, including unpaid and voluntary staff working in a homecare setting. Fire Safety training is a legal requirement for all staff.

              Aims

              The aims of this Fire Safety for Homecare online course are to:

              • Increase the awareness of fire safety procedures within homecare settings.
              • Improve homecare workers’ awareness of their responsibilities concerning fire safety in service users’ own homes.

                Learning objectives

                This Fire Safety for Homecare online course will:

                • Define the characteristics of fire, smoke and toxic fumes.
                • Identify the main fire hazards in the work environment.
                • Describe the actions required on discovering a fire in the work environment.
                • Describe basic fire safety and fire safety protocols, including staff responsibilities.
                • Identify the different types of fire extinguishers.
                • Explain how to practise and promote fire prevention.

                    Learning outcomes

                    On completion of this Fire Safety for Homecare online course, you will be able to:

                    • Understand the characteristics of fire, smoke and toxic fumes.
                    • Know the fire hazards in the working environment.
                    • Analyse the significant findings of relevant fire risk assessments.
                    • Understand how to practise and promote fire prevention.
                    • Explain basic fire safety and local fire safety protocols, including staff responsibilities during a fire incident.
                    • Know the means of raising the fire alarm.
                    • Know the right action to take instinctively if a fire breaks out or smoke is detected.
                    • Identify the different types of fire extinguishers and the safety precautions associated with their use.
                    • Understand the importance of being familiar with evacuation procedures and associated escape routes.

                    Fire Safety for Homecare - Level 1 - Online Training Course.

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