Auditing Simple Buildings

iVC: Interactive Virtual Classroom


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Target audience

Fire risk assessors, fire safety officers and auditors.


To enable delegates to:

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

Core topic areas

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

Qualifications 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

Dates and Prices

Duration 5 Days
Dates Mon 3rd Jun - Fri 7th Jun 2024
Mon 15th Jul - Fri 19th Jul 2024
Mon 22nd Jul - 26th Jul 2024
Mon 30th Sep - Fri 4th Oct 2024
Mon 14th Oct - Fri 18th Oct 2024
Mon 13th Jan - 17th Jan 2025
Mon 10th Mar - Fri 14th Mar 2025

# Face-to-Face at Yarnfield Park (no IVC)
Delegate Cost £855.00 + VAT
Location iVC: Interactive Virtual Classroom
Not applicable
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Prior Learning

Delegates must have completed: Principles of fire safety course

Pre-Course Modules

Course includes pre-course distance learning module on principles of means of escape.


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

Post Course

Delegates must complete workbooks within four weeks of course completion.