Auditing Simple Buildings

Target audience

Fire risk assessors, fire safety officers and auditors.


Aim

To enable delegates to:

  • Confirm measures are in place to protect people from fire
  • Visit simple premises for purpose of fire safety regulation

Core course topics

  • Identifying occupancy and risk
  • Principles of horizontal and vertical means of escape
  • Means of escape in:
    • Offices and shops
    • Factories and warehouses
    • Hotels
    • Residential care premises
  • Fire risk assessment and audit planning
  • Fire risk assessment or audit of a simple premises

Core reference documents

  • CLG: Fire Safety Risk Assessment Guides
  • Approved Document B
  • CFOA Fire Safety Guidance Notes and Audit Form
  • BIS: Regulators’ Code, CFOA: Enforcers’ Guidance

Assessment

Assessment of course work to National Occupational Standards (NOS).


Qualification and NOS

This course includes assessment criteria for NOS:

These NOS are from qualification Level 3 Certificate in Fire Safety (Fire Auditors): details

For more details see: qualifications

auditing simple buildings course

Dates and prices

Duration5 days
2017Mon 11th Sep → Fri 15th Sep
2018Mon 19th Mar → Fri 23rd Mar
Mon 9th Jul → Fri 13th Jul
Mon 5th Nov → Fri 9th Nov
Delegate cost£790 + VAT
LocationYarnfield, Stone, Staffordshire
Accommodation

Costs and details


Prior learning

Delegates must have completed: Principles of fire safety course


Pre-course module

None.


Delivery

Sessions will be delivered using PowerPoint, flipchart, interactive group discussion, individual tuition, film and practical exercises.

Course includes an audit of simple premises.


Post course

Delegates must complete workbooks within four weeks of course completion.

Course includes a post-course workplace fire risk assessment or audit.