Fire Safety Level 1 

½ day course

Is your workplace safe?

Did you know that the Fire & Rescue Service attended 576,040 incidents in 2018/19?

From April 2017 to March 2018 there were 15,577 non dwelling premises fires in England alone. A significant portion of these were related to electrical distribution and appliances, smoking materials and the highest proportion related to arson. Are you staff prepared? It takes basics steps, knowledge and precautions to reduce the chances of an incident in your premise.

Did you know that breaches of fire safety laws can result in unlimited fines and imprisonment?

Level 1 Award in Fire Safety (RQF)


The Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness(RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who want to increase their awareness of fire safety in theworkplace. Candidates will learn basic fire safety principles in order to ensure they are keeping themselves and others in the workplace safe at all times.They will also learn what to do in the event of an emergency and the simple measures that can be taken to control the risk of fires.

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Our ½ day Fire Safety Awareness can be purchased for a single delegate at one of our open courses or a group booking at your venue.

½ Day Course

Ofqual Regulated (RQF)

Refresher recommended every 3 years

Cost per delegate

£ 50

Manual: Included

Venue: Open Course Location

Certificate: Paper or Electronic

Cost for a group session

£ 390

Delegates: 12 Maximum

Venue: In-House*

Manuals: Included

Key Benefits

Choice Of Certificate

You can wait for your paper certificate or receive an instant electronic certificate (PDF)

Expiry Date Monitoring

Before your certificate expires, we will email you to remind yo to book your re-qualification course

Advance Materials

We can send you the relevant learning materials in advance to help you get a head start

Our Manuals

fire book cover

Designed to complement a range of Fire Safety and awareness courses

A logical and easy to use layout

Simple, accurate information with lots of full colour pictures and diagrams

Includes a ‘test your knowledge’ section

fire book

Further Course Info

This qualification is for

This qualification forms part of our Fire Safety suite of qualifications. The qualification and learning outcomes are based on the recommendations of:

• National Occupational Standards (NOS) related to fire safety

• Recommendation of good practice outlined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

This qualification is for all employees to increase their basic fire safety awareness. This training helps to fulfil an employer’s legal duty to train all their staff in fire safety.

With subjects covered in just half a day, this course is an ideal way to ensure that all employees have a good understanding of fire safety, whilst minimising disruption to your organisation’s day to day activity.

The objective of the qualification is to benefit Learners through developing their fire safety awareness in the workplace to make sure that they are keeping themselves and others they work with safe at all times.


Theory and formative assessments

We have assessment tools to make sure Learners are assessed against the required knowledge, skills and understanding.

There are no practical assessments

Theory assessment/multiple choice question papers – there is 1 paper per unit for each Learner.

Formative assessments – a range of informal assessment procedures employed by the Trainer/Assessor during the learning process to measure each Learner’s knowledge, skills and understanding

Course Contents

Topics covered

Causes of fires in the workplace

The costs of fires in the workplace for employers, employees and society Basic fire safety duties and responsibilities

Actions to be taken in the event of a fire

Principles of fire risk control

• Key elements for effective fire risk management

• The fire triangle and controlling fire risks

• Fire risk control measures

• Fire prevention measures

Safe use of portable fire-fighting equipment

Fire safety equipment checks

fire extinguisher

Related Courses

Level 2 Fire Awareness

This qualification is for anyone who has a specific responsibility for fire safety in the workplace

Annual Update

3 hour annual update first aid course recommended by the HSE

Epi-pen Course

For staff or family who are willing to administer an Epi-Pen in the event that another person has a life-threatening allergic reaction

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We are proud to use Qualsafe Awards as our awarding organisation for our regulated courses