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Fire Safety in Purpose Built Blocks of Flats

Upcoming Courses
Key Areas 
Course Content
Learning Outcomes
Who Should Attend
Course Fees
In-House Training 

A full overview and agenda, need to know information and booking instructions can be found on the individual course pages. Click on a course code below to view.

Upcoming Courses 

15th February 2019 | London - Book Here

26th June 2019 | London - Book Here


Key Areas 

  • Introduction and background to the development and scope of the new guide
  • Fires in flats: the experience and the risk
  • Fire safety design principles
  • Fire safety law
  • Fire Risk Assessment for blocks of flats
  • Prevention of fires
  • Fire protection measures
  • Managing fire risk

Course Content 

This comprehensive one day fire safety training course, to accompany the recently published Fire Safety in Blocks of Flats Guide, covers fire risk assessment, fire safety design principles, relevant legislation, Fire Safety Orders, fire protection measures, alarm systems and on-going management control within the challenging environment of ensuring fire safety within large residential blocks. This course is ideal for all those involved in the management, assessment and enforcement of fire safety in purpose built blocks of flats, and gives delegates and opportunity to receive training and guidance direct from the author of this guide.

Learning Outcomes 

  • Enhance their knowledge of the laws governing fire safety in blocks of flats
  • Increase their understanding of the fire safety design principles associated with blocks of flats
  • Have the opportunity to explore the “stay put” policy and when it is appropriate
  • Obtain insight into why fire risk and fire safety in blocks of flats differs from other buildings
  • Delegates will also have an opportunity to discuss technical and management issues associated with this important new guidance.

Who Should Attend 

This event is suitable for all those involved in the management, assessment and enforcement of fire safety in purpose built blocks of flats. It will be particularly relevant to private and social landlords, other housing providers, risk assessors and enforcement authorities.

Course Fees 

  • Members Rate: £336 (£280 ex VAT)
  • Standard Rate: £372 (£310 ex VAT)

In-house training at your site

Training multiple staff at once is the most cost effective way to develop staff for organisations. All our courses can be delivered at your site (min 6 staff) at discounted rates. These In-House courses are only available in the UK and Europe. For an In-house quote please email; 
Name of course, approximate number of staff and your site address 

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