Bitesize training: fire safety in residential dwellings

CIEH member: £55
Affiliate member: £110
Non-member: £110
CIEH student member: £110

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Available date:
18 November 
2 December 


This bitesize course will provide delegates who are responsible for the inspection of residential dwellings with an introduction to identifying and assessing the associated fire risks.


  • Learn the main sources of ignition and fire risks
  • Understand the legal framework and guidance
  • Review detection and alarm systems
  • Discuss the means of escape and protected routes
  • Explore and introduce the relevant factors for HHSRS assessments

Who should attend

  • Private sector enforcement officers
  • House in multiple occupation (HMO) staff
  • Property managers

What past delegates thought:

  • “The guidance documents related to this topic will prove very useful as well as the speakers interaction and willingness to answer questions during the presentation"

CPD: 2 hours

John Easey

John Easy, Environmental Health Practitioner 

John has worked in the field of housing standards for the last 20+ years, both in private practice providing consultancy, survey and training services, and more recently as an enforcement officer within local authority private sector housing teams. He has also been a member of the English Housing Survey team since 2001 and has used the HHSRS in survey work from 2002.

He has been involved in training local authority and housing association officers on the provisions of the Housing Act 2004, either through the various initial government funded training schemes or by direct commission from clients, since the mid-2000s.

He recently retired from his part time role in a local authority as a senior private sector housing officer with responsibilities including general complaints, HMO licensing and enforcement, caravan site licensing, DFGs, and the development of policy and procedures, to concentrate on his housing consultancy practice and on training provision.




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