Type Health & Safety Languages 28 Languages Duration 55 minutes

Our Fire Awareness Training in Construction course is designed to educate individuals working within the construction industry about the risks that fire poses to health & safety. The content ranges from fire prevention and recognition, to emergency guidelines and procedures.


Fire Awareness for Construction is a course specifically created to educate those in the construction sector about the risks posed by fire to health & safety. The course offers a wealth of information relating to fire prevention, the use of fire extinguishers, the signs of a fire, and emergency procedures for safe evacuation.

Learning Outcomes

  • Determine the types of fire hazards you may encounter on a construction site.
  • Learn about the actions you MUST take if you encounter a fire.
  • Understand and meet the requirements of The Fire Safety Order 2005 and Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015.

Course Structure

The course is broken down into 5 main sections:

  1. The Nature of Fire
  2. Fire Signage
  3. Fire Hazards
  4. Discovering a Fire
  5. Fire Extinguishers

Course Overview

Fire Awareness Training is a legal requirement for every workplace. Under the Construction Design and Management Regulations (CDM), and the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, you are obligated to ensure this training is completed by all staff.

Fire Awareness Training in Construction has been written for people who work in the construction industry, as it includes information which is particularly relevant when working on a building site.

The course itself is an effective and time efficient method of ensuring that you comply with current legislation, and it also includes an easily accessible record of who has completed the training in your company.

The training programme will introduce you to fire signage, as well as explain how to use different extinguishers for different types of fire. It also covers the required steps to a safe evacuation, and what you should do in emergency situations.

By completing Fire Awareness Training in Construction, you will be covering part of The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. Or, if you’re planning to become a fire warden, we also offer Fire Warden Training!

Available in 28 languages


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Fire Awareness in Construction certificate

All of our courses end with a multiple-choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.

Fire Awareness Training in Construction concludes with a 20-question multiple choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, short in-course questionnaires will guide you through the sections of the training, which are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum engagement throughout.

As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System). This can be accessed at any time to reprint certificates, check & set pass marks, and serve as proof of commitment to ongoing legal compliance.

What does my certificate include?

Your Fire Awareness Training in Construction Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.

Please note, if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS, then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these yourself in your host LMS.

Why is Fire Awareness Training in Construction important?

It's important that you comply with the law, as well as understand the ways in which it affects you in the workplace.

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 states that the responsible person must ensure that their employees are provided with adequate safety training:

The responsible person must ensure that his employees are provided with adequate safety training. [this must] (a) include suitable and sufficient instruction and training on the appropriate precautions and actions to be taken by the employee in order to safeguard himself and other relevant persons on the premises; (b) be repeated periodically where appropriate The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, Section 21