Course Description

This short course provides you with an introduction to fire doors in the workplace. The course will start by establishing exactly what a fire door is, looking at the different types of fire door available and how they are constructed. It then explores exactly why fire doors are important and provides real-life examples of their failure – showing the potential catastrophic implications of improper use.

Following on from this, the course details how fire doors – and their surrounding areas – must be controlled, in order to ensure they deliver maximum safety to people and property.

Finally, the course explores the importance of fire door maintenance, and the practical steps that can be taken to ensure the fire doors in your place of work are up to standard.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand exactly what is a fire door?
  • Why are they important and what is the risk?
  • How to control the doors
  • The importance of Fire Door maintenance

Target Audience

This course is aimed at anyone in the workplace and especially people who are responsible for fire safety in a building.


Understanding the different types of fire doors and importance of fire door maintenance. Online training is flexible, efficient and cost effective meaning the candidate can progress through the modules at their own pace and in their own time, so they can fit the training around their work and personal life.

Further Progression

For those needing further training in Fire Safety, courses such as Fire Extinguisher, Basic Fire Safety, and Fire Marshall should be completed alongside this one.
For Supervisors that want to continue to enhance their skills, courses such as Introduction to Risk Assessment or Leadership Skills would make great next steps.

Module NumberModule NamePass % required
1What is a fire door?70%
2Why are they important and what is the risk?70%
3How to control the doors70%
4The importance of maintenance70%

Recommended System Requirements

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


40 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).



Prices exclude VAT – price reduction includes multiple users across multiple courses.