Disability Services Fire Safety Management Course

Our 2 day course is highly interactive and will provide learners with a responsibility for Fire Safety Management within Disability Services to manage fire safety and meet with all fire safety statutory prov

As the Fire Safety Manager, you will be a focal point for all fire safety matters within the unit. The role does not necessitate the duty holder to possess fire safety competencies provided that they have sufficient access to competent fire safety advice from a Fire Safety Consultant. This course will enable you to fulfil your role competently and have suitable support structures in place.

The course instructor will detail all the essential duties and roles of a Fire Safety Manager such as;

  • The key steps in fire safety management
  • Understanding Evacuation types such as single stage, progressive horizontal, vertical and delayed evacuation
  • The evacuation of residents with limited mobility
  • Management and staff responsibilities
  • What is the meaning of a designated area
  • The steps to take to put an Emergency Management System in place
  • Dealing with outside contractors and controlling of Hot Work Permits


The course is conducted in accordance with;

  • Health Act 2007 (Care and Support of Residents in Designated Centres for persons (children and adults) with Disabilities) Regulations 2013
  • Health Technical Memorandum (Department of Health U.K.)
  • Fire Services Act 1981 (2003)
  • Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005
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Course Aims
Course Objectives
Who Should Attend This Course?
  • Fire Safety Managers
  • Registered Provider
  • The person in Charge
  • Clinical Nurse Manager
  • Staff Nurse
  • Senior Care Assistant
  • Maintenance Manager
  • Health and Safety Manager
  • Training, Quality, Accreditation and Risk Managers
  • Human Resources Managers
Pre-Course Requirements
  • English is the language in which training is delivered, and learners must have fluency in English
  • Please let us know if learners have any specific learner requirements
Course Programme
  • Fire and Safety Legislation (Fire Services Act 1981 (2003)
  • Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005)
  • Health Act 2007 (Care and Support of Residents in Designated Centres for persons (children and adults) with Disabilities) Regulations 2013
  • HIQA Thematic Programme Fire Compliance Inspection
  • Emergency Management System and Fire Safety Audit
  • Management Responsibilities and the Role of the Fire Safety Manager
  • Staff Training and Record Keeping
  • Chemistry, Spread and Classes of fire
  • Portable Fire Extinguishers and Fixed Firefighting Systems
  • Fire Detection and Alarm Systems
  • Fire Prevention and Fire Safety with Oxygen
  • Compartmentation, Escape Routes and Fire Doors
  • Fires Involving Clothing
  • Emergency Procedures, Evacuation Types and Phases of Evacuation
  • Fire Safety Signs, Notices and Evacuation Floor Plans
  • Action to Take in the Event of a Fire or on Hearing the Fire Alarm
  • Assisting the Fire Brigade
  • Evacuation Aids
Our Tutors

All our tutors hold a minimum QQI Level 8 in their subject matter, a Train the Trainer QQI Level 6 or higher and are also Evacuation Aid Instructors. The tutor working with your staff is experienced in healthcare fire safety and will detail all the essential duties and roles of staff within a disability care setting.

Training Methods
  • Classroom-based power-point presentation
  • Workshops

Learners will be required to actively participate in workshops


3 Year Phoenix STS Certification

Course Materials

Course Handouts

Maximum Number of Learners



2 Days

Fire Industry Association of Ireland

About Us

Phoenix STS Ltd t/s Phoenix Safety Training Services provides bespoke first aid, health and safety, fire safety training, and consulting services countrywide to meet our client’s needs. By offering a systematic professional approach through the integration of theoretical and practical tailored programmes, incorporating your training policies and organisational goals, we guarantee compliance and ensure a safer working environment. We also offer a wide range of  RoSPAIATPIFEIIRSM & CPD approved courses; and have a retail business sourcing and supplying specialist evacuation and training equipment.