Level 2

Fire Safety

The Level 2 Fire Safety Training allows candidates to develop their basic fire safety awareness. It is particularly useful for employees who are to have a designated responsibility for workplace fire safety – for example as fire wardens or fire marshals – and provides the knowledge that will allow them to carry out duties relating to fire safety and emergency procedures.

Course details

Duration: Half day

Course type: Classroom

Number of candidates: 1 - 12

Learning outcomes

  • Understand causes of fire in the workplace
  • Identify fire hazard
  • Define characteristics of fire and smoke spread
  • List fire control methods
  • Locate means of escape
  • Explain fire detection and raising the alarm
  • Describe how to extinguish fires
  • Describe fixed fire-fighting systems
  • Explain the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Define legal duties and penalties
  • Explain the process of fire risk assessment
  • Describe fire safety inspections
  • Explain the role of the fire warden/fire marshal
  • Define induction briefings

Who needs this qualification?

Employees who hope to develop their basic fire safety awareness in order to assist their employer by undertaking more specific fire safety roles in the workplace to manage fire risk – for example, as fire wardens or marshals.

Why is this training important?

This training is important as it provides employees who have a responsibility for workplace fire safety, with key learning outcomes.

Assessment type

Multiple Choice Examination