Evacuation Mat Operator Training

Course Introduction

We can run this ½ day evacuation mat operator training course at your premises. The training covers the safe deployment and handling of an evacuation mat. Importantly, we also look at safe transfer of passengers onto evacuation mats and from bed to floor (where relevant). A practical approach is taken to ensure that plenty of hands-on practice – all under expert supervision.

Key benefits of this course:

  • Will equip your people with the competency to safely use evacuation mats
  • Practical and interactive to maximise the effectiveness of the training session
  • Delivered by a highly experienced instructor
  • We can conduct the training on a wide range of chairs

Aimed At

The course is aimed at any staff who may need to use evacuation mats. We limit group size to 6 participants at a time, to ensure each individual has plenty of opportunity to gain confidence on the practical aspects. Participants will gain the following competences:

  • Ability to understand how to safely use evacuation mats
  • Be able to demonstrate the practical skills required for safe evacuation mat usage

It should be noted that mat operators must have good mobility and at least average upper body strength


£795 + VAT covers 1 day on-site which allows 2 groups of 6 to be trained on your premises

In certain parts of the country (i.e. where we have a trainer in the vicinity at the time), we can offer £500 + VAT to train one group in half a day.

Travel expenses will need to be added in certain areas – please let us know where you are based and we can advise.

Instructor Pack

Each delegate will be provided with hand-outs and certification (upon successful completion of the course)

Further Information

To request a full course outline for the evacuation mat operator training, or to check on availability, please e-mail us or call 07932 674707

Please note, we also offer a 1 day Evacuation Mat Train the Trainer course as well as a 1 day IOSH accredited Evacuation Chair Train the Trainer Certificate certified by IOSH as well as half day evacuation chair operator training courses. We can also offer combined courses covering both evacuation mats and chairs.

Full Course Outline

Register here to obtain full course outline and/or check availability

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