The Level 2 Award in 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.
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.
This qualification covers the following topics:
• Understand causes of fire in the workplace.
• Identify fire hazards.
• 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.
Half day course.
Multiple choice examination.
*Workshops and courses are priced per person and can be booked for up to 12 candidates to attend. Up to a maximum of 6 additional candidates can attend a course and the costs may vary depending on numbers. Prices include the appropriate examination fee only, course books or booklets are additional. A 5% discount is applied if five or more courses are booked in a bundle.