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Fire Safety Courses

Acorn takes the time to gain an understanding of your fire safety requirements and practices in your organisation to ensure we provide meaningful and relevant fire safety training. This can be supported by practical use of our environmentally friendly propane gas training rig to simulate a variety of different fire types.

“For a subject that could have been less than exciting (Manual Handling of clients), Sarah made it informative, really interesting and lots of fun. I really enjoyed it. 10/10″

SA, Alimo Care, May 2018

Our portfolio of fire safety courses includes:

Why do our customers choose us?

We offer the chance to use fire extinguishers and witness demonstrations of the use of fire blankets on a live fire. This is not a mandatory aspect of the training, but gives delegates first-hand experience in putting out live fires.

Acorn Health & Safety is a leading provider of health and safety training and consultancy in the South West.  Our trainers and consultants come from a wide variety of professional backgrounds and are not only appropriately qualified but also have considerable, hands on practical experience which is reflected in our grounded, pragmatic approach.

Customers come from an equally diverse range of organisations and businesses but choose Acorn because we’ll keep you on the right side of the law, whilst recognising that health and safety needs to compliment your day to day business activities.

How do we approach fire safety training?

We provide basic fire safety courses that will provide the necessary theoretical knowledge and confidence in current practices and procedures, helping you to remain legally compliant and protect your business, employees, and customers. Employees and stakeholders benefit through the prevention and management of fire safety incidents which protects your business both financially and legally.

What should you expect from Acorn Health & Safety?

We’ll provide delegates with a variety of printed course materials including workbooks and handouts and on completion of learning, delegates will receive an appropriate certificate.Acorn Master logo

Post course our team of consultants and trainers are available to answer any questions you might have.  You’ll also receive an automatic reminder prior to course expiry.

Our ‘fire safety’ portfolio of courses are just one of a group of over 60 courses we offer. Acorn Health & Safety provides training and consultancy in first aidfire safetyfood safetymanual handlinghealthcare training and health and safety.

Our ‘in-house’ course programmes are the most cost effective option if you’ve a number of staff requiring training, and in many cases can be adapted to include reference to local policy, practice and documentation.  These courses can be delivered either at any suitable venue or you can hire our purpose-built training centre located in Warmley, Bristol, whichever is best suited to your needs.

We also run a rolling programme of ‘open courses’ which are particularly suited for individuals or organisations that only have a few delegates or those looking to release small groups of staff at a time.

Please contact us to discuss all of your training needs so we can advise the most suitable and cost effective solution.

Other courses that we specialise and provide consultancy in which could be of interest to you are:

Not every course can be 'off the shelf'.

Our tailored health and safety training is aimed at meeting the needs of customers who have specific subjects to be covered within their health and safety staff training.

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Call our team on 0117 958 2070 or if it’s out of hours or you prefer e-mail –

E-learning Courses

We recognise that e-learning is a cost-effective training method.

Our e-learning platform is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and therefore accessible when you or your staff team need it.

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Open Course Diary

Aimed at businesses and individuals requiring specific training or those with only a few members of staff to train our open courses run regularly throughout the year and cover a variety of different subjects.

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Fire Safety FAQ's

Do I have to have Fire Marshals?
No, but a competent person is required. We offer Fire Marshal training to ensure your staff are competent including the use of live fire

Do I have to have a fire alarm?
No, but consider size of premises, use of location and nature.

How much for a fire risk assessment?
This is dependant of the size of property and if a full Fire Risk assessment if required or just the communal areas. Contact us for a quotation

Does my landlord need to provide a Fire alarm and/or smoke detector?
Yes. A Smoke detector is required on each floor of the property. A Carbon Monoxide detector is also required if solid fuel is being burned.

How many people can attend a fire course?
At our training centre here at Acorn, the maximum is 15 people. At your premises (on site) the Maximum is based on 15 people, but this is dependent on space for delegates and external space for the live fire element.

How often is a review required for a Fire risk Assessment?
If changes are made to work activity, tenants, work layout, occupancy, nature of the premises use.

Do you have to have items PAT tested?
You should ensure electrical systems are safe to use, PAT testing can indicate that equipment is electrically safe posing less of a fire risk.

Should I stay put in a Fire?
This is based on your own policy, and the arrangements for safety are in place.

When should you fight a fire?
Only if it is safe to do so and you are competent. We offer Fire Awareness with Fire extinguisher training to ensure competence.


Forthcoming Fire Safety Courses

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