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Course Outline

This course is designed to give delegates an awareness of the hazards associated with fires and the correct procedures to manage an event involving a fire whilst thinking of their own safety and the safety of others.

Duration and Number of Delegates

Half day. Maximum number of delegates: 12

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for category "C" and ā€œDā€ license holders.


To ensure that delegates can:

  • Identify potential hazards associated with the cause of fire in the transport sector and are able to address a situation involving a fire in a safe manner.


At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • identify potential fire hazards and understand the correct procedure in the event of a fire whilst knowing their own limitations.

Course Content

  • How Fires are Caused and the associated Cost of Fires.
  • Duties of Employers and Employees.
  • Fire Warden, Fire Detection and Raising the Alarm.
  • Fire Risk Assessment and the Fire Triangle.
  • Controlling Fire Hazards.
  • Understanding Fire and Safe Use of Fire Fighting Equipment.


There is no pass/fail element to this course.


When completing this module in conjunction with another half-day session, delegates will receive a certificate of attendance and have seven hours Periodic CPC training uploaded on the DVSA Recording and Evidencing database.


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