Community Fire Safety

Target audience

Fire risk assessors, fire safety officers and auditors.


To enable delegates to develop their knowledge and skills to work in partnership to minimise risks to the community.

Core topic areas

  • Home risk visits
  • Community safety planning and partnership working
  • Community education
  • Information collection, analysis and use of toolkits
  • Implementing community safety initiatives and evaluation
  • Communication and working with the media
  • Arson reduction and working with offenders
  • Education programmes and working with young and older people
  • Access funding
  • Community safety project in the workplace

Core reference documents

  • Delivering safer communities – guidance for crime and disorder reduction partnerships and community safety partnerships
  • Working in partnership
  • Internet based Community safety toolkits


Assessment of course work is to NOS (National Occupational Standards).

Qualification and NOS

This course includes the assessment criteria for NOS:

This NOS is from qualification: Level 4 Diploma in Fire Safety (Fire Inspectors): details

community fire safety

Dates and prices

Duration2 days
Dates on request
Delegate cost£280 + VAT
LocationYarnfield, Stone, Staffordshire

Costs and details

Prior learning

Before the course, delegates are required to have the ability to recognise typical community fire safety issues.

Pre course module



Sessions will be delivered using PowerPoint, flipchart, interactive group discussion, individual tuition and practical exercises.

Post course

Post course community safety project.

Delegates must complete workbooks within 4 weeks of course completion.