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Fire Safety for Early Years - online course

Target Audience

This course is aimed at everyone working in Early Years settings including childminders and nursery staff.

Learning Content

Course content has been developed in line with national Health and Safety guidelines and the EYFS Statutory Framework.

Course content:

  • The importance of Fire Safety
  • Fire Safety requirements in Early Years settings
  • Fire Risk Assessment
  • The Main Causes of Fire
  • How fire starts - The Fire Triangle
  • Heat / ignition sources and managing them safely
  • Electrical Equipment
  • Fuel sources and managing them safely
  • How fire spreads
  • Fire Hazards - how fire harms you
  • Controlling Fire
  • Fire Safety Procedures
  • Role and Responsibilities of the Fire Marshal
  • Practising Fire Drills
  • Evacuation

Duration: 1-2 hours

Access: This online course can be completed on any PC or mobile device. Learners can study at their own pace and log in and out as often as they wish


  1. Appeals to all learning styles with interactive quizzes, video and audio features
  2. Allows learners to work at their own pace, testing their knowledge as they progress through the course

Assessment: Continuous self-checks throughout the course (100% pass mark required to progress to next lesson) and an end of course multiple choice test with a 70% pass mark

Certification: On successful completion, learners can download a certificate as evidence that they have passed the course.

Accreditation: This course has been approved by the CPD Accreditation Group

Verifiable CPD points: 2