Safety & Security

Fire Safety Management

This course is suitable for anyone who is tasked with devising, implementing and updating fire safety in a building. It also provides clear instructions on what type of fire safety management must be continually ensured in place to ensure that a high level of fire safety is maintained at all times.


Start Date

4 Hours


Short Course


St. Bernard’s Safety Training Institute

Course Provider






In-Person | Online

Course Fees


What you'll learn


  • This course is based on 4 hours but depends on how long you take to study all the modules
  • You are free to stop and start reading the online course as much as you want
  • The course access limit is 30 days. If the course expires an additional €5 applies to reopen the course and for every additional expired month
  • Digital Certificate included. Optional hard copy certificate €5.30
  • Validity: 3 years

Course Assessment

At the end of the course, participants are assessed by case study scenarios for the tutor to assess their understanding of the main topics and address any weaknesses in their understanding.


Upon completing the Fire Safety Management course, each participant will be issued a certificate of competence in the subject

Course Modules

  • Costs to businesses and individuals
  • Causes of workplace fires
  • Fire hazards and human health risks
  • The fire triangle
  • Direct contact
  • Radiation
  • Conduction
  • Convection
  • Flashover
  • Back draught
  • Fire prevention
  • Fire protection
  • Active control methods
  • Passive control methods
  • Housekeeping
  • Electrical equipment and wiring
  • Portable heaters
  • Smoking
  • Arson
  • Fire safety signs
  • Means of escape
  • Internal fire doors
  • Escape routes and fire exits
  • Emergency lighting
  • Signing in and out
  • Alarms and detectors
  • Fixed fire fighting equipment
  • Breaking the fire triangle
  • Fire blankets
  • Classes of fire
  • Fire extinguisher checks
  • Commonly used fire extinguishers
  • Using a Fire Extinguisher to Extinguish a Fire
  • Actions on Discovering a Fire
  • Actions when Hearing the Fire Alarm


  • Duties of the fire warden
  • Fire legislation
  • Reporting and recording
  • Investigating and analysing
  • Pre-planning in the eventuality of a Fire
  • Evacuation of people during a fire evacuation
  • Evacuation of special needs people during a
  • Roll call procedures
  • Reporting to the fire brigade chief
  • Managing people at the assembly point
  • Fire drills
  • Fire safety risk assessment
  • The emergency plan
  • Periodic fire safety checks
  • Fire safety duties

Course Provider

Our Mission

At St. Bernard’s Safety Training Centre, we believe in teaching the true essence of safety. We provide a variety of health and safety training, such as:

  • Fire safety risk and assessments
  • Lifting equipment training
  • First aid training
  • Health and safety training
  • Food handling courses - registered with the Food Safety Commission of Malta
  • Security guard training - registered with the Maltese Police Department.

We offer a variety of Safety Courses to suit your needs; both accredited and non-accredited courses. St. Bernard’s Safety Training Centre is licensed as a Further Education Institution with the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority. License No. 2014-FHI-002

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