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Fire Safety and Risk Management

Fire Safety and Risk Management

Fire Safety and Risk Management

School of Business and Management

This course will help you distinguish between different types of fire extinguishers and provide you with enough information to assess the risk in your work and home.

The course will introduce you to the basic concept of fire safety and risk management as well as the provision of knowledge and understanding to build a strong relevant experience that helps you to carry out an effective fire risk assessment, as well as embed good practice in the workplace.

Key Words: Fire safety, Evacuation plan, Risk management, Fire signs, Risk assessment


Course Code: BAM2H1211

Certified: YES

Level: 2

Credits: 2


Time: 2 Hours

Expiry: 1 YEAR

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course each student is expected to be able to:

A. Subject Knowledge and Understanding

  • LO 1. Ensure the availability of fire safety resources and equipment.

B. Cognitive Skills (Thinking Skills)

  • LO 2. Organize emergency evacuations and fire drills in the workplace.

C. Subject Specific Practical/Professional Skills

  • LO 3. Applying basic knowledge to select the correct firefighting equipment relative to its contents, capacity, limitations, and operate it safely in the event of a fire.

Curriculum Outline

The key themes covered by the course and their indicative weighing:

  • Fire safety (50%)
  • Risk management (50%)

Online Certificates

Students successfully completing their course and assessments will be entitled to a digital badge. A digital badge is a connected, verifiable electronic imagery credential which reflects the achievement of the learning outcomes on their course.

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