Responsible Person’s Fire Safety Course

Responsible Person's Fire Safety Course

What is the Responsible Person Fire Safety Course?

We offer a fire safety course for those responsible for their organisation’s fire safety management. By attending this course you will be able to meet the requirements of the responsible person.

This person, or people, is defined by the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, article 3 as being the person who is in control of the premises.

Whether you are the owner/occupier, manager, onsite service manager, or any other designation within your organisation, if you have control over the premises, it is important to fully understand the duties of the responsible person.

The ‘Responsible Person’ has a number of duties, the main one being, to carry out a fire risk assessment, which includes:

  • General fire precautions
  • Means of escape
  • Fire detection
  • Firefighting equipment
  • Fire Safety Training
  • Maintenance and testing


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Responsible Person's Fire Safety Course Syllabus

Course Summary

2 hours duration Your choice of location 20 person max Certificate upon completion Theory and workshops with Question and Answer confirmation of input

Course Aim

This course is designed tohelp you dischare you responsibilities as the responsible person

Tailored Content

We tailor our courses to address the risks and needs of your organisation in complying with current legislation.

Engaging Taining

Friendly and experienced instructors, will engage with your staff in a positive learning environment. They will utilise real life experiences and understanding to ensure professional, interesting and stimulating input, safeguarding your staff, premise and organisation against fire.


Our instructors will discuss with you the risk relevant to your premise and your fire policy which will then be included in the presentations and course material. You will learn what your responsibilities are and how to discharge them in order to meet the regulations. Ensure that your organisation can comply with the current legislation. A certificate naming each member of staff attending. N2E will advise you annually when a refresher course would be required

Course Content

1. Who is the responsible person 2. Co-operation with other responsible parties 3. Risk Assessment  i) Reality of fire and its effects  ii) Dangerous substances 4. Emergency Plans and Planning  i) Summoning Help  ii) Visitors/Contractors 5. Training 6. Fire Marshals 7. Maintenance 8. Employee’s responsibilities 9. Questions and Answers