Studying for an Eastwood Park degree: Alison's experience
We have recently redeveloped our portfolio of specialist fire safety training for healthcare premises to the latest standards and guidance, including the HTM 05 series.
Our updated courses provide a structured hierarchy of fire training, including an introduction to the basic principles of fire safety in healthcare, fire safety management, firecode for healthcare premises and fire risk assessment for healthcare premises.
|Fire safety in healthcare - introduction to the basic principles (HTM 05-01)||FSHI||5 days|
|Fire safety managers (HTM 05-01)||FSM||2 days|
|Firecode for healthcare premises (HTM 05-02 & HTM 05-03)||FCHP||3 days|
|Fire risk assessment for healthcare premises (HTM 05-02)||FRAH||4 days|
Eastwood Park, Falfield, was formerly the NHS national training centre for healthcare engineering and now, as an independent company, we are the leading provider of technical healthcare engineering training in the UK.
Fire Safety trainers
Colin is an experienced Chartered Fire Engineer having worked in fire safety for more than 30 years both in the private and public sectors. He spent 10 years of his fire safety career at Gent before leading the fire safety team at NHS Estates where he had responsibility for Department of Health fire safety policy and the technical content of Firecode.
He is the author of many parts of the current Firecode suite of guidance documents including HTM 05-01 Managing healthcare fire safety (second edition) and currently advises NHSI on fire safety matters.
In 2005 Colin founded Healthfire a fire consultancy specialising in fire safety in healthcare premises and currently acts as the Authorising Engineer (Fire) for a number of NHS trusts.
Paul Beech has considerable experience in fire safety covering a long career in the fire service.
He shares his expertise by giving fire training at Eastwood Park. His fire safety consultancy supports a number of NHS Trusts in the capacity of Fire Safety Advisor.
With detailed knowledge of the codes of practice (HTMs), Paul is able to use his practical experience to support the provision of effective fire precautions in healthcare premises.
Steve joins Eastwood Park’s fire safety training team following a successful career spanning 30 years in the fire service.
He has extensive experience as a fire safety consultant, completing fire risk assessments and advising on fire strategies for existing and proposed buildings (including in healthcare) and has been involved in many complex fire engineered solutions for buildings including three new hospitals.
Steve has been actively engaged in teaching and coaching as a Leading Firefighter, Sub Officer and later Station Manager throughout his fire service career, later becoming a Fire Safety Instructor at the Fire Service College where he mentored students from around the world.