Valid for 3 years Valid for 3 years
Experienced Trainers (Expertise and Experience) Expertise and Experience
On-site training / mobile On-site training / mobile
Manuals included Manuals included


0.5 day course
Theory 130 minutes
Practical 30 minutes
Assessment 20 minutes

Breaks for refreshments are included in this overall total

Book from £115

This Fire Awareness course is suitable for all levels of personal at any type of workplace and will help to ensure that they can safely react to an outbreak of a fire – saving property and maybe even lives.

Candidates should not have any current medical conditions that may prevent them from being able to handle and operate a portable fire extinguisher.

People in charge of fire risk assessments and fire evacuation procedures require Fire Warden training

Due to the nature of the training course and the emphasis placed on communication, there is only a provision for the assessments to be undertaken in English. Therefore, candidates for this type of training must be able to understand and speak the English language. 

This Fire Awareness course teaches basic fire awareness so candidates can safely react to the outbreak of a fire. The course includes practical hands-on training of how to use a live fire extinguisher, in a safe and controlled environment.

This course also covers:

  • Fire classification
  • The causes of fire – and how they spread
  • Fire regulations
  • Fire drills
  • Evacuation

After completing this course, delegates should be able to:

  • Identify the correct extinguisher for the type of fire
  • Check and use fire extinguishers
  • Identify the colour coding of extinguishers

To view the full course timetable please click here.

This course is taught by experienced instructors who have all completed regulated assessor training and awards in fire training.

To successfully pass this course, candidates must complete a practical training scenario using a portable fire extinguisher and a multiple-choice test.

After passing, these course candidates will receive a recognised and compliant MRS Training & Rescue certificate.

Certification lasts for 3 years.


Theory 1:10; Practical 1:10

If you book this course online, you can pay for the course by debit or credit card.

If you wish to pay via an invoice, please enquire about the course and our team will contact you to complete the booking.

Courses start at 8.45am and finishes at about 12.00pm.

No - appropriate PPE will be provided.

Course materials and a hot drink.

MRS certificates are emailed within a week of the course being completed.

Joining instructions are sent by email – which are usually received on the same day but always within 48 hours of booking.

Yes - subject to our terms and conditions.

Yes, free parking is available at all our UK training centres for course candidates.

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MRS Training & Rescue are truly 5 stars; their courses are second to none and delivered by professionals with hands-on experience. I would recommend them on the basis that the quality can be trusted and the content up to date and relevant.
Sally Steadman
Great course great instructors and they were really knowledgeable. High recommend them!
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The Benefits

  • We are a leading authority in confined space and at height technical rescue and we never rest in our goal to keep people safe.

  • We practice what we preach – our trainers are also operational rescue team members – so have real life stories to make the theory come alive.

  • We deliver best-in-class training so that anyone attending courses leaves capable of applying the knowledge to real-life situations.

  • Most of our courses are highly practical and feedback from delegates is excellent.

  • Nationwide service from our eight Training and Rescue Centres across the UK.

  • Are employed by us and trained to our own exacting standards.

  • Have real-life experience of working in high-risk environments and often share these with candidates.

  • Understand recognised learning styles and quickly adapt their delivery based on the needs of those being trained.

  • Ensure delegates are engaged by punctuating training with tests, quizzes and practical sessions.

  • Where possible, include information specific to delegates’ working practices so they leave ready to apply the learning in their day-to day roles.

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