Fire Safety Level 2
1 day course
Is your workplace safe?
Did you know that the Fire & Rescue Service attended 576,040 incidents in 2018/19?
Of these incidents there were 182,825 fires. This was a 9% increase compared with the previous year. The saddest part is there were 253 fire-related fatalities in 2018/19. There was also an increase by 2% in fire false alarms, 231,067 attended.
Did you know that breaches of fire safety laws can result in unlimited fines and imprisonment?
Level 2 Award in Fire Safety (RQF)
The Level 2 Award in Fire Safety (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification that has been specifically designed for anyone who has a specific responsibility for fire safety in the workplace, such as designated fire wardens/fire marshals. Successful candidates will gain an understanding of fire safety management at work and the specific roles and responsibilities related to fire safety in the workplace.
Designed as an easy to understand reference book and learning guide
A logical and easy to use layout
Simple, accurate information with lots of full colour pictures and diagrams
Includes a ‘test your knowledge’ section
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 anyone who has a specific responsibility for fire safety in the workplace. It is suitable to:
• Qualify fire wardens/fire marshals
• Provide a foundation of fire safety knowledge on which employers and ‘responsible persons’ can build
• Increase the fire safety knowledge of all employees
This qualification develops Learners’ fire safety awareness. It includes how fires are caused, the risks associated with fire and what we can do to control fire risks in the workplace. It also covers the principles of fire safety management at work, fire safety inspection, fire safety risk assessment and the legal requirements related to fire safety in the workplace. Understanding the role of a fire warden is a key component of this qualification.
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
Causes of fires in the workplace
The fire triangle
Hazards during and after a fire
Fire and smoke spread
Identifying and controlling fire hazards:
• Fire prevention
• Fire detection and raising the alarm
• Means of escape
• Principles of extinguishing fires
• Fire-fighting equipment and systems
Fire safety laws
Duties and responsibilities of employers and employees
Undertaking a fire safety inspection
Fire safety risk assessments
Contents of a fire safety briefing
Roles and responsibilities of the nominated fire warden:
• On a day-to-day basis
• During an emergency
Level 1 Fire Awareness
This course is for all employees to increase their basic fire safety awareness
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