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Fire Awareness in Construction

CPD Approved

Fire Awareness Training is a legal requirement for every workplace, and under the Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM), and the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, you are obliged to ensure this training is undertaken by all staff.

Course Description

This course was designed specifically for those working in the construction sector to educate them on how to prevent fires, how to properly use a fire extinguisher, how to recognise fire signs, and proper emergency procedure to ensure a safe evacuation of the working premises.

Fire Awareness training is a legal requirement for all employees in the UK. This is covered in the CDM regulations and the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. Ensure that you are showing due diligence with current legislation by getting all staff to undertake this short and cost-effective training course.

Designed specifically for this sector, our training course includes information that is specific to construction sites.

Target Audience

Fire Awareness for Construction is a course specifically aimed at educating those in the construction sector about the risks posed by fire to health and safety. This training course is an essential guide, covering fire prevention, use of fire extinguishers, recognition of fire signs and emergency procedure and safe evacuation.


This online Fire Awareness in Construction course is approved by leading industry bodies CPD. Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time to fit the training in around their work and personal life.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the kind of fire hazards you might encounter on a construction site
  • Learn about the actions you MUST take if you encounter a fire
  • Understand and meet the requirements of The Fire Safety Order 2005 and Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Fire Awareness in Construction 1 The Nature of Fire 70%
Fire Awareness in Construction 2 Fire Signage 70%
Fire Awareness in Construction 3 Fire Hazards 70%
Fire Awareness in Construction 4 Discovering a Fire 70%
Fire Awareness in Construction 5 Fire Extinguishers 70%

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


55 minutes

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

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