Introduction

The Level 2 Award in Fire Safety is a qualification aimed at anyone involved in the management of fire safety in any workplace. This includes managers, supervisors, team leaders, fire wardens (marshals) and staff working in any area where there is a potential risk of fire.

Learners gaining this qualification will know that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace and will recognise the consequences of a fire in any premises.

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Description

Learning Outcomes – The learner will

  • Understand the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace.
  • Understand how fire risk is controlled in the workplace
  • Understand the principles and practice of fire safety management at work
  • Understand the role of the nominated fire warden

Assessment Criteria – The learner can 

  • Explain how fires are caused in the workplace
  • Describe the components of the fire
  • Identify the hazards during or after a fire, including the products of
  • Describe the characteristics of fire and smoke
  • State the different methods used to identify and control fire
  • Define the term ‘means of escape’ in relation to fire hazards.
  • Outline typical components for means of escape from fire
  • Describe methods of fire detection and raising the alarm.
  • Describe the principle of how fires are
  • Describe how portable fire-fighting equipment should be used
  • Identify common fixed fire-fighting systems and where they might be used
  • Outline the duties of employers and employees with respect to fire safety in the
  • Outline how to undertake a simple fire safety inspection in the
  • Describe the stages involved in a fire risk
  • State the role and function of fire wardens in their workplace:
  • On a day-to-day basis
  • During an emergency
  • If they are not in their designated areas of responsibility when the alarm is raised.
  • Outline the content of a fire safety briefing

Course Duration: One Day (Followed by assessment-Multiple Choice)

No Live Extinguisher Use

Fee includes: Course Books, Registration and Certification

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