HTM: Healthcare Premises

Target audience

Fire safety officers, inspectors, fire engineers, building control officers, risk assessors, building managers, fire safety professionals, hospital fire safety managers and advisers.


To provide delegates with a knowledge of the Firecode series so they can apply them to design, management and use of healthcare premises.

Core Topic Areas

On course completion, delegates should have an understanding of:

  • Health Technical Memorandums (HTMs) series
  • HTM 05.01: Managing healthcare fire safety
  • HTM 05.02: Functional provisions in healthcare
  • HTM 05.03: Part A General Fire Safety
  • HTM 05.03: Part D Commercial enterprises
  • Lessons from previous hospital case studies
  • Responding to a 3-storey hospital ward extension
  • Assessing suitability of a Hospital Fire Policy
  • Audit planning for healthcare premises

The course focuses on:

  • Firecode Guides: Functional provision in healthcare
  • Application of Firecode Guides to design, fire risk assessment and auditing of healthcare premises
  • Areas include geriatric, secure mental health, infectious diseases, obstetrics and gynaecology. Day surgeries, clinics, pharmacy, outpatients, radiotherapy, operating theatres, administration blocks and shops.


Assessment of course work is assessment criteria from National Occupational Standards.

Dates and Prices

Duration 4 Days
Dates Mon 18th Feb → Thu 21st Feb 2019
Mon 14th Oct → Thu 17th Oct 2019
Mon 10th Feb 2020 - Thu 13th Feb 2020
Mon 28th Sep - Thu 1st Oct 2020
Delegate Cost £620.00 + VAT
Location Yarnfield, Stone, Staffordshire
Accommodation Costs and details

Prior Learning

This course is designed for professionals who are experienced in application of fire safety guidance such as Approved Document B and BS 9999.

Pre-Course Modules

There is a distance learning module for this course.


The sessions will be delivered using PowerPoint presentations, flipchart explanation, group discussion, individual tuition and practical plan-based exercises.

Post Course

Delegates must complete workbooks within four weeks of course completion.