Principles of means of escape

Distance learning module

The unit is a prior learning module for: Auditing complex premises course


Aim

To enable delegates to understand the principles of means of escape in buildings.


Main topic areas

  • Compartmentation
  • Exits: widths, direction, discounting, alternative, inner rooms, corridors
  • Travel distance
  • Floor space factors
  • Horizontal means of escape
  • Vertical means of escape

Core course documents

  • CLG: Fire Safety Risk Assessment Guides
  • Approved Document B

Qualification and NOS

This course includes assessment criteria for:

NOS FS3: Ensure protection measures are in place

For more details see: qualifications

Principles of means of escape

Distance learning module

The distance learning module will be email one month prior to course start for completion prior to the course.


Course assessment

Assessment of distance learning module is to NOS assessment criteria.


Prior learning

Delegates must have completed: Principles of fire safety course


Completion

This distance learning module must be completed:

  • After: Principles of fire safety course
  • Before: Auditing Complex Premises course