Fire and Safety

Fire Safety Fundamentals

Course Overview:

The Fire Safety Fundamentals course is designed to provide participants with a strong foundation in fire safety principles and practices. This program covers a wide range of topics, including fire prevention, emergency response, and safety protocols, equipping individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to prevent, recognize, and respond to fire-related incidents effectively.


Fire Safety

Fire Prevention

Fire Detection

This “Fire Safety Fundamentals” course program is adaptable and suitable for various audiences, including schools, workplaces, communities, and individuals looking to prioritize fire safety in their lives.

Benefits of the Program:

Enhanced fire safety awareness and preparedness
Reduced risk of fire-related incidents
Empowered individuals with life-saving skills
Compliance with national and international safety standards
A safer environment for all.


Module 1: Introduction to Fire Safety

  • Understanding the importance of fire safety
  • Historical overview of fire incidents
  • Fire safety regulations and compliance

Module 2: Fire Prevention

  • Identifying common fire hazards
  • Best practices for fire prevention
  • Role of individuals in maintaining fire-safe environments

Module 3: Fire Detection and Alarms

  • Types of fire detection systems
  • Proper use of smoke detectors and alarms
  • Conducting fire drills and evacuation procedures

Module 4: Fire Extinguishers and Their Use

  • Types of fire extinguishers and their classification
  • Hands-on training in using fire extinguishers
  • Recognizing when and how to use fire extinguishers

Module 5: Emergency Response Strategies

  • Maintaining composure during fire emergencies
  • Communication protocols and alert systems
  • Coordinating with emergency services

Module 6: Evacuation Procedures

  • Developing effective evacuation plans
  • Understanding escape routes and assembly points
  • Conducting evacuation drills

Module 7: Fire Safety in Different Environments

  • Tailoring fire safety to home, workplace, and public spaces
  • Fire safety for special populations (e.g., children, elderly)
  • Case studies and real-life scenarios

Module 8: Fire Safety Education and Outreach

  • The role of educators and trainers in promoting fire safety
  • Creating engaging fire safety programs
  • Community outreach and awareness campaigns

Module 9: First Aid for Fire Injuries

  • Basic first aid for fire-related injuries
  • Identifying and treating common fire injuries
  • Developing a first aid kit for fire emergencies

Module 10: Fire Safety Inspections and Maintenance

  • Conducting routine safety inspections
  • Addressing safety hazards promptly
  • Maintenance of fire safety equipment and systems

Module 11: Fire Safety Committees and Advocacy

  • Establishing and maintaining fire safety committees
  • Promoting fire safety through advocacy and awareness
  • Collaborative efforts in maintaining a fire-safe environment

Module 12: Final Assessments and Practical Drills

  • Comprehensive written examinations
  • Practical drills to test response and evacuation skills
  • Evaluation of participants’ ability to use fire extinguishers effectively

Module 13: Certification and Graduation

  • Awarding of “Fire Safety Fundamentals” certificates
  • Recognition of outstanding achievements
  • Graduation ceremony and celebration of commitment to fire safety
  • Ongoing access to course materials and resources
  • Consultation with fire safety experts for additional guidance
  • Alumni network for sharing experiences and best practices
  • Post-Course Support

Department Contact Info

School of Fire Safety Education

Box 353
Plot 50
Kampala, Uganda


Mon – Fri 9:00A.M. – 5:00P.M.

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