Evacuation Ski/Sledge Training

The Evacuation Ski/Sledge Awareness training course aims to assist individuals and businesses in complying with the safe evacuation of an individual who would not be able to do so in a safe and timely manner in the event of an evacuation.

By the end of our course, attendees will be able to operate an evacuation sledge safely and successfully in an evacuation. 

Course Outline

  • Introduction and Explanation,
  • Regulations Affecting The Mobility Impaired,
  • How to Prepare and Secure a Person to an Evacuation Sledge Safely,
  • Knowledge of When an Evacuation Sledge May be Required,
  • Manoeuvring The Evacuation Sledge Downstairs,
  • Restrictions and Disadvantages of Equipment,
  • Ability to Operate Confidently,
  • Manual Handling Involved With The Equipment and Operation,
  • Understand The Terms Fire Refuge Point and PEEPs,
  • Experience The Feeling of Travelling in an Evacuation Sledge


Dark background with red Exit sign shows which direction to follow when using you Evacuation Ski / Sledge.


Evacuation Ski/Sledge Training Learning Outcomes

On completion, delegates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the course content. We will ensure that delegates understand the importance of maintaining all required standards throughout their tasks and that privacy, dignity, and respect are promoted.

Course Assessment & Certification

The Evacuation Sledge awareness training course takes around 3 hours, and delegates are expected to engage in several group activities. Our experienced trainers will be on hand to help guide participants through these sessions. The assessment is completed with practical simulated evaluations, and upon completing the training, learners will be issued with a certificate of achievement.


We price our courses to compete with any equivalent training quote. Please note geographic restrictions may apply.

Important Information
  • The training venue should be quiet and undisturbed.
  • Staff should not be expected to be on duty.
  • Staff attending should remain for the entire length of the session.


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