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Management of Fire Safety in Residential Care

Fire Alarm This one day course is designed to ensure those persons responsible for the maintenance and management of fire safety in residential care premises (either as the responsible person or the fire safety manager) are fully aware of their responsibilities with regard to fire safety facilities in their buildings, identifying competent contractors, what to maintain, inspect and test, how to conduct the inspection and testing of fire safety systems and equipment and what records need to be kept. 

It should be noted that this is not a Fire Risk Assessment Course


Course Content:

    Fire safety legislation

Fire risk assessment

Identification of persons with specific duties

Building regulations

Record keeping

Staff training and drills

Testing and maintenance of fire safety facilities

Means of escape

Safety signs



Course Duration:

1 Day Course ( 6 Hours)

Instructor / Learner Ratio:

min: 1:6 max: 1:12

Awarding Body / Certification:

Cognet certificate of attendance

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Course Requirements / Notes:

There are no course pre-requisites for attending this course


Course Delivery and Lead Times:

Cognet are specialists in delivering on-site training throughout England and Wales.

As a general rule-of-thumb we would ask for at least four weeks lead time, however we have a very customer-focused philosophy and will always try our utmost to meet your more pressing requirements.

We also run public courses for a range of our courses predominantly at venues in the West Midlands. Our current schedule of courses can be seem on our Public Courses page. If you cannot find the course you are looking for please contact us as we may be able to help you directly or by putting you in touch with another company who can.


Further Information

Ofqual Regulated:

Suggested Progression: