Residential Care

Fire Safety Management Course


Residential Care Fire Safety Management Course

Our 2 Day Residential Care Fire Safety Management Course is highly interactive and will train learners with responsibility for Fire Safety Management within a Nursing Home (Designated Centre).

The course is conducted in accordance with Fire Safety in Nursing Homes (Department of Environment and Local Government), National Quality Standards for Residential Care Settings for Older People (Health Information and Quality Authority HIQA) and Health Technical Memorandum (Department of Health U.K.). We will also cover duties under the Fire Services Act 1981 (2003), Safety Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005.

Date: : 21st & 22nd March 2018

Venue: The West County Hotel, Old Lucan Road,Chapelizod, Dublin 20.

Time: 09:30 to 17:00 each day

Refreshements: Course Fee Includes Tea / Coffee and Carvery Lunch


Aims & Objectives Course Outline Certification Course Admin Additional Information


As the Fire Safety Manager you will be a focus point for all fire safety matters within the Designated Centre. The role of Fire Safety Manager is primarily a managerial role suitable for a senior managers. The role does not necessitate the duty holder to possess fire safety competencies provided that they have sufficient access to Competent Fire Safety Advice (Fire Safety Consultant). This Course will enable you to competently fulfil your role and have suitable support structures in place.

All our instructors have work experience in fire safety within healthcare and are evacuation aid instructors. The course instructor will detail all the essential duties and roles of a Residential Care Fire Safety Manager such as;

  • The key steps in fire safety management.
  • Understanding Evacuation types such as single stage, progressive horizontal, vertical and delayed evacuation.
  • The evacuation of residents with limited mobility.
  • Management and staff responsibilities.
  • The implementation of the Nursing Homes fire safety programme and fire drills.
  • What is the meaning of a designated area.
  • The steps to take to put an Emergency Management System in place.
  • Dealing with outside contractors and controlling of Hot Work Permits.