Pre-Schools & Crèches Fire Safety Awareness Course

The course will provide learners with the knowledge of how to act in the event of a fire and safely select and use a fire extinguisher.

Pre-Schools & Crèches Fire Safety Awareness Course will raise awareness of fire safety hazards within the Pre-Schools & Crèches. It emphasises the danger of fire, the importance of prevention and the necessity of urgent action when a fire breaks out. The course is conducted in accordance with;

  • Fire Services Act 1981 as amended in 2003
  • Safety Health & Welfare at work Act 2005
  • Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) Regulations 2016
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Course Aims
  • The safety of staff, children and visitors
  • The prevention and effective reaction to a fire
  • The safe use of fire extinguishers
Course Objectives
  • To ensure learners can describe the chemistry of fire
  • Identify fire hazards in the workplace
  • Follow their evacuation procedures
  • Select and use appropriate firefighting equipment
Who Should Attend This Course?

All employees and management

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
  • Chemistry, spread and class of fire
  • Fire prevention
  • First aid firefighting equipment
  • 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. All tutors are experienced in fire safety.  They are all evacuation aid instructors. The tutor will detail all the essential duties and roles of staff within Pre-School & Crèche settings.

Training Methods
  • Classroom-based power-point presentation
  • Practical use of fire extinguishers
  • Fire safety familiarisation
  • Walkout Fire Drills

It is recommended that this course is completed on an annual basis to maintain learner’s awareness in fire prevention

Maximum Number of Learners



2 hours