Evacuation Chair

Under the Disabled Discrimination Act 2005 and Equality Act 2010, it is unlawful to discriminate against any person with regard to any disability they may have, this includes the evacuation of your premises in the event of a fire.

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About this Evacuation Chair Training Course

In an emergency, elevators cannot be used for evacuation, so stairs are the main escape route from a facility for all persons. It is imperative that staff know how to use an evacuation chair safely and successfully, as well as when they are meant to use them and the legal guidelines associated.

Duration Duration
Dependent on delivery method, this course takes between 1-2 hours to complete and gain your certificate.
Entry & Level Entry & Level
There are no barriers to entry on this course. This is an awareness course, suitable for all. 
Certification Certification
On completion of this course, either download your certificate or access at a later date online. 
Accreditations Accreditations
This course is CPD accredited. It meets accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. 


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Evacuation Chair Training Course Outline

The aim of this course is to greater increase your knowledge of the evacuation chair, as well as relevant legislation.

The key points covered in this course are:

  • How to use an evacuation chair safely under supervision

  • Assembling an evacuation chair

  • When an evacuation chair may be needed

  • The term 'Fire Refuge Point'

  • The balance point

  • Travelling in an evacuation chair





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Evacuation Chair Training Course Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course, learners should know and understand the following:
  • 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
  • Understand the relevant legislation
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Login Once everything has been booked, you will receive login details for you and your staff.
Complete Course Complete the course you purchased in the delivery method you chose.
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