Angle Training

Evacuation Chair

During an emergency each second is vital. Are stairs part of your emergency escape plan? If so, those who find negotiating them difficult, may require an evacuation chair.

Our evacuation chair training course overlaps elements of manual handling and fire safety points.  *The venue must have a suitable evacuation chair available for use during the practical element.

To tailor this course to your individual needs, the course has a strong practical element. Candidates will be shown how to set up the chair, and secure it safely. Candidates will then be be instructed on how to manoeuvre it on the flat. Prior to taking turns moving each other downstairs in the chair. Film footage of techniques and discussions of case studies will also be utilised.

This course is taught by emergency service personal so if there is particular content you would like included then please Contact us to discuss your specific requirements.

Course Title:
Evacuation Chair
Fire Safety | Health & Social Care

3 hours

Max. class size:



Digital certificate of attendance from the instructor valid for 3 years.

  • Legislation
  • Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP)
  • Uses of evacuation chairs
  • Manual handling considerations
  • How to set up the chair
  • Manoeuvring chair
  • Team working in stair wells
  • Fire prevention
  • Banana boards * If the setting also has these available we will include this in the course.

Ideal for anyone who may need to place someone on an evacuation chair during an emergency. This is not limited to, but may include healthcare settings, buildings over 3 floors, colleges, leisure centres or council run settings.

No previous knowledge required although the venue will need to have their own evacuation chair. Staff attending will need to wear flat footwear and be physically able to walk up and down stairs unaided.

£300 for 12 learners.

Course Availability:

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