How long will this course take?
This course is 3 hours and it is spread across 1 day.
Who needs this training?
This training is for all every workplace, to have safe practices and be inclusive of people with mobility difficulty, but is mainly aimed at care staff.
What are the main points covered?
The course covers many aspects, such as how to use an evacuation chair safely under supervision, understanding when the chair might be needed, and many more aspects.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Evacuation Chair Awareness Course Outline
- Introduction and explanation.
- How to use an evacuation chair safely under supervision.
- Assembling an evacuation chair with confidence.
- Understand when an evacuation chair may be required to be used.
- Understand the term Fire Refuge Point.
- demonstrate the balance point of an evacuation chair.
- Experience the feeling of travelling in an evacuation chair.
Evacuation Chair Awareness FAQs
What is meant by Evacuation Chair?
An evacuation chair or escape chair is a device manufactured for the smooth descent of stairways in the event of an emergency.
Who is this course for?
The course is designed for anyone working in the care sector. However, it is also appropriate for those working in buildings with a number of floors or large companies with many employees.
How does an evacuation chair course benefit the company?
This course is designed to allow members of staff to safely help others, who may not be able to walk, off-site in an emergency who may not be able to walk.
Is there a certificate for this course?
Yes, the successful candidate will be able to download a certificate upon completion of the course.