Fire Safety for Care Homes - Level 1 (CPDUK Accredited)

  • Course Access: 365 days
  • Pay by Klarna Instalments (0% APR)
  • Online Learner Support 24/7
  • 100% Money Back Guarantee
  • Instant Access to Course Materials
  • Externally Peer-reviewed and Accredited
  • Buy for Yourself or for Teams/Organisations

  • Payment Methods

    Payment Methods

    Payment Methods


    Fire Safety for Care Homes - Level 1 | Online Training Course | CPDUK Accredited

    Course Duration

    60 minutes

    CPD Hours

    1 hour


    CPD Certification Service


    CPD Certificate

    Certificate Validity

    1 year

    Who is the course for?

    This fire safety online course is vital for all staff in care homes, including care workers, nursing assistants, and supportive roles like porters, cooks, and drivers. It's designed to equip anyone with direct contact with residents or work in the care home setting with essential fire safety knowledge and practices.

    Course content

    This online fire safety course for care homes covers the following:


    • Basic understanding of fire safety.

    Key legislation and regulations:

    • Overview of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and related laws.

    Fire elements:

    • Characteristics of fire, smoke, and toxic fumes.

    Risk assessment and prevention:

    • How to conduct fire risk assessments and preventative measures.

    Action in the event of fire:

    • Steps to take when a fire occurs, including evacuation procedures.


    • Recap of key points covered in the course.

    References and resources:

    • Additional information for further learning.

    End of course assessment:

    • Test to evaluate understanding and readiness.

            Course aims

            The aims of this fire safety for care homes online course are to:

            • Enhance awareness of fire safety procedures within care home settings.
            • Improve staff understanding of their roles and responsibilities in maintaining a safe environment regarding fire safety.

                  Learning objectives

                  This fire safety for care homes elearning course will:

                  • Define the characteristics of fire, smoke and toxic fumes.
                  • Identify the main fire hazards in work environments.
                  • 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 care homes e-learning course, you will be able to:

                          • Understand the characteristics of fire, smoke and toxic fumes.
                          • Know the fire hazards in care homes.
                          • 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 how to raise the fire alarm and the actions to take when hearing 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.
                          • Familiarise yourself with the evacuation procedures and associated escape routes.

                          Accreditation and Certification

                          This CPD-accredited fire safety e-learning course for care homes is externally peer-reviewed and accredited by the CPD Certification Service. Upon completion, participants will earn a CPD Certificate valid for one year.

                          The course meets comprehensive compliance requirements set by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), Regulatory and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA) and Care Inspectorates (Wales and Scotland), Skills for Care Core and Mandatory Training Framework and the UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) and other UK health and social care regulatory bodies.

                          Course demo (video)

                          Why is the course important?

                          Fire safety is critical in care homes, where residents may have limited mobility or cognitive impairments, making it challenging to respond independently in emergencies. This course ensures all staff members are prepared to act swiftly and effectively to protect themselves and residents, minimising the risk of injury or death due to fire. Compliance with fire safety regulations is a legal requirement and crucial to maintaining a safe living and working environment.

                          The aims, objectives, and learning outcomes of this course align with the UK Core Skills Training Framework (CSTF) and fulfil the requirements set by the CQC and other regulatory bodies, ensuring comprehensive compliance and high training standards.

                          Fire Safety for Care Homes - Level 1 | ComplyPlus LMS™ | The Mandatory Training Group UK -


                          Just added to your wishlist:
                          My Wishlist
                          You've just added this product to the cart:
                          Go to Basket




                          Sold Out