Disability Services Fire Safety Awareness

The Disability Services Fire Safety Awareness in Community Based Dwellings is a highly interactive fire safety awareness training course.

The Disability Services Fire Safety Awareness Course will provide learners with the knowledge on the procedures to be followed in a Community Based Dwellings in the event of an outbreak of fire. This course can be tailored to include Evacuation Aid training. We also include Service Users in this training.

The course is conducted in accordance with;

  • Code of Practice for Fire Safety in Community-Dwelling Houses 2017
  • Health Act 2007 (Care and Support of Residents in Designated Centres for Persons (Children and Adults)with Disabilities) Regulations 2013
  • Fire Services Act 1981 (2003)
  • Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005
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Course Aims
  • To provide healthcare fire safety training
  • To ensure the safety of staff, service users and visitors
  • The prevention of fire in a Community Based Dwellings
Course Objectives
  • To enable staff to fulfil their role effectively
  • To ensure staff know the steps to follow in a fire emergency
  • To ensure adequate fire safety procedures are in place and maintained at all times
  • To raise staff awareness in the prevention of fire occurring
  • To train staff in the safe use of portable fire extinguishers
Who Should Attend This Course?

All staff working in a Community Based Dwellings

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
  • Module 1 – Fire safety classroom presentation
  • Module 2 – Practical use of fire extinguishers
Our Tutors

All our tutors hold a minimum QQI Level 8 in their subject matter, a Train the Trainer QQI Level 6 or higher. The tutor working with your staff is experienced in fire safety and will detail all the essential duties and roles of staff.

Training Methods
  • Classroom-based power-point presentation
  • Demonstration and practice

The course assesses learners in the correct selection and use of fire extinguishers and the procedures taken in fire emergencies.


1 Year

Maximum Number of Learners



2 Hours

3 hours with Evacuation Aid training included.