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Fire Safety Awareness

Phoenix’s fire safety training course helps employers in every industry fulfil their legal duty efficiently, affordably, and flexibly. 
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Course overview

Phoenix’s fire safety training course helps employers in every industry fulfil their legal duty efficiently, affordably, and flexibly. Employees will gain a basic understanding of occupational fire safety. In turn, they will have the skills to prevent fires in the workplace and know what to do if one occurs.

Employers and business owners are legally obliged to provide employees with sufficient information and training on fire safety in the workplace. This duty of care is a requirement of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

You can study Phoenix’s Fire Safety training course online. 

Who is this course suitable for?

It is the responsibility of all employers, owners, landlords, and occupiers of non-domestic premises to ensure that adequate fire training is available. 

As such, this course is suitable for employees at all levels and in every type of industry. By enrolling onto this training programme, employees can make their residence or workplace safer for everyone.

Course programme

The fire safety course covers the following topics:

  • An overview of the fire triangle and how it relates to workplace fire safety.
  • Common causes of fires, including sources of ignition, fuel, and oxygen.
  • Good housekeeping practices that can minimise the risk of fires.
  • Fire signage, evacuation routes, and other useful information.
  • Workplace assembly points.
  • How to respond in the event of a fire.
  • Fire safety equipment, including the different types of extinguisher.

Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes of the fire safety course:

  • Understand what causes fires and how to prevent them.
  • Understand how to minimise the risk of fires.
  • Be aware of fire detection and warning systems in your workplace.
  • Be aware of the evacuation strategy, routes and process.

Next steps

Other Phoenix courses that may be suitable for successful candidates include:


There is a multiple-choice assessment at the end of the course, with results provided immediately.

Multiple course discounts

The cost of any of our short, online courses is R295.00 per candidate, per course. Employers who book groups of employees for Phoenix health and safety training can make significant savings:

  • Buy 0-24 users for R295.00 per person
  • Buy 25-49 users R195.00 per person
  • Buy 50-99 users R149.00 per person
  • Buy 100-499 users R99.00 per person
  • Buy 500-999 users R59.00 per person
  • Buy 1000 users R49.00 per person

Please contact our sales team on 0861 591 592 to claim your discount when you book 25 or more places.

Popular FAQs

  • What’s the duration of the online course?

    Phoenix's short, online health & safety courses should take 40 minutes to complete.
  • What happens if I fail the assessment?

    You can retake the assessment.
  • When and how will I receive my results and certificate?

    Once you complete the course and assessment, a confirmation of results is available immediately. This certificate can be printed or saved as proof of completion.

Why choose a course with Phoenix?

  • Expertise

    Originally founded in the UK, we are one of the leading global providers of training in health and safety. 

    Our tutors and mentors are widely respected for their expertise and ability to provide an enjoyable learning experience. 

  • Student support

    We go the extra mile to make sure our course attendees receive the best possible support, through engaging, interactive content and compact modules to keep learners attention focused through the course.

  • Pass rates

    Our pass rates for our health and safety courses are above industry average. View our to Trustpilot reviews to find out why we’re rated 4.8 stars by previous customers.