This course will cover the whole topic of fire safety in blocks of flats. The course is approved by the IFSM and attracts 17 hours CPD. Following the incident at Lakanal House it is essential that all those in the industry have a full awareness of the various issues that blocks of flats pose. The course covers the following topics;

  • History of blocks of flats
  • Do blocks of flats pose a higher risk than normal houses
  • Security in blocks of flats
  • Premises information boxes
  • Lakanal house – lessons to be learned.
  • Preventing fires in blocks of flats
  • Zero tolerance or managed policy
  • Mobility scooters in blocks of flats
  • Access and facilities for the Fire Service
  • Wet and dry risers
  • Fire alarms in flats
  • Emergency lighting
  • Signage
  • Carrying out a Fire Risk Assessment in blocks of flats
  • Callow mount project



17 hours IFE Approved



£295 plus VAT (£354 inc VAT)


Advice for residents

We have also produced an online video for residents of blocks of flats covering the principles of fire prevention and what to do on discovering a fire and on hearing the fire alarm. This video can have sub titles and set to any language. If you would like to discuss how this video can be made accessible to your residents, please contact us




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