Fire Risk Assessment Fundamental Principles


PRICE: £1,675.00


This 5-day course provides learners with the knowledge required of a competent fire risk assessor as defined by UK Government’s Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, the Fire Safety Act 2021, the Fire Safety (England) Regulations 2022, the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005, the Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006, the Fire and Rescue Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006, and the Fire Safety Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010. It is suitable for those who carry out or work with fire risk assessments in their own workplace, and for low-risk premises.

Learning outcomes

The course will provide learners with an understanding of the fundamental principles and concepts that underpin the practice of fire risk assessment in respect of:

  • the legal framework in the UK and the responsibilities and obligations imposed
  • the mitigating or contributing factors of building construction on the risks posed from fire
  • the nature of fire, fire growth, and identification of fire hazards
  • approaches to ensuring fire safety in respect of protecting those particularly at risk.


  • Fire Protection Association (FPA) Certificate
  • ABBE Unit Certification D/617/7202 Fundamental Principles and Concepts for Fire Risk Assessment
  • IFE Approved Course
  • 29 Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) CPD hours


How to apply

Download our application form here and return this to training@thefpa.co.uk

Onsite price: £10080 + VAT for up to 12 delegates (includes registration and certification)

FPA members receive a 15% discount

Booking with a purchase order? Complete our interactive booking form and return it to training@thefpa.co.uk.

This course is undertaken as a 5-day tutor-led course involving individual and group exercises to evidence your learning. 

Post course assessment will require a written response to a series of essay-style questions within four weeks of undertaking the course.

This course is suitable for those who carry out or work with fire risk assessments in their own workplace and buildings determined by their employer for which there is suitable quality assurance and management supervision in place. This may include:

  • Fire risk assessors
  • Property or facility managers
  • Building safety managers
  • Health and safety managers.


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