Fire Safety Manager

Target audience

Individuals who are, or plan to be responsible for managing fire safety in commercial premises


To enable delegates to manage the day-to-day fire safety of premises, such as shops, offices, hotels, residential care homes and industrial buildings.

Core topic areas

Principles of:

  • Fire safety legislation
  • Causes and effects of fire, human behaviour in fire
  • Fire detection and alarm systems
  • Emergency escape lighting
  • Fire safety signs, notices and routines
  • Extinguishing media
  • Means of escape
  • Fire risk assessment

Fire safety management:

  • Responsibilities
  • Staff training
  • Fire strategies
  • Evacuation plans

Core Reference Documents

  • Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • DCLG: Fire safety risk assessment guides
  • Xact course notes


Assessment of course work to qualification assessment criteria


Sucessful delegates achieve national qualification: Level 3 Award in Fire Safety Management.

Dates and Prices

Duration 3 days
Dates TBC
Delegate Cost £450.00 + VAT
Location Northampton
Accommodation Costs and details
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Prior Learning

Before the course, delegates are required to have the ability to recognise typical fire safety measures in buildings e.g. smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, exit signs. They also need to have an understanding of a manager’s role.

Pre-Course Modules

Course includes pre-course distance learning modules on principles of Fire Safety Legislation and general fire safety arrangements.

Course delivery

Sessions will be delivered using PowerPoint presentations, flipchart explanation, group discussion, individual tuition, practical plan based and virtual reality exercises

Post Course

Delegates complete course workbooks.