This course is designed to enable delegates to understand how contraventions of the Fire Safety Order are managed.
They are provided with skills to manage the situation, take notes and collect evidence and write witness statements.
For those who undertake the full investigation, see Fire Safety Enforcement
To enable delegates to understand how evidence for purposes of fire safety regulation should be planned and gathered.
Core topic areas
- Identifying offences
- Taking contemporaneous notes
- Questioning to obtain information
- Writing and taking witness statements
- Managing information and evidence
- Informing relevant persons and organisations of offences
- Producing reports to show an offence has been committed
Core reference documents
- Human Rights Act 1998
- Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998 (Whistleblower)
- Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 and Codes of Practice (PACE)
- Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act (RIPA)
- Criminal Procedure and Investigations Act 1996 (CPIA)
- National guidance documents and MG forms
- BIS Regulators’ Code
Course work is assessed to National Occupational Standards.
NOS: National Occupational Standards
This course includes the assessment criteria for gathering evidence.
Dates and prices
|Duration||1 day with distance learning module|
|2018||Mon 21st May|
Wed 3rd Oct
Mon 10th Dec
|2019||Mon 13th May|
Mon 9th Sep
|Delegate cost||£170 + VAT|
|Location||Yarnfield, Stone, Staffordshire|
Understand the laws and contraventions to which they investigate, regulate and enforce.
Pre course module
Distance learning module.
Sessions will be delivered using PowerPoint, flipchart, interactive group discussion, individual tuition and practical exercises
Practical exercise include interviewing a witness and making witness statements.
Delegates must complete workbooks within four weeks of course completion.