Auditing Simple Buildings

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


              -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 11th Mar → Fri 15th Mar 2019
Mon 17th Jun → Fri 21st Jun 2019
Mon 4th Nov → Fri 8th Nov 2019
Mon 2nd Mar - Fri 6th Mar 2020
Mon 15th June - Fri 19th June 2020
Mon 2nd Nov - Fri 6th Nov 2020
Delegate Cost £790.00 + VAT
Location Yarnfield, Stone, Staffordshire
Accommodation Costs and details

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, flipchart, interactive group discussion, individual tuition, film and practical exercises.

Post Course

Delegates must complete workbooks within four weeks of course completion.