Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness 

Topics covered include basic fire safety and what to do in the event of an emergency, the principles of fire risk control and practical fire safety. 
This course can be delivered at your place of business or a venue of your choosing for groups of up to 20 delegates 
Who is this qualification for? 
The Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness is a qualification aimed at all staff, particularly new starters in any workplace, where a basic understanding of fire safety is required. Learners gaining this qualification will know that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace with recognition of the contribution they may have to prevent the starting and spread of fires. 
Where and When? 
The course can be delivered at your venue on a date suitable to your needs. We could source a suitable venue on your behalf and run several open courses at our own venues. 
Assessment method 
This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination. 
How long will it take? 
1/2 Day (3 hours) of tutor led learning. 
Topics covered 
Understand basic fire safety and what to do in the event of an emergency 
State the main causes of fires in the workplace. Outline the main costs of fires in the workplace for employers, employees and society. State their own duties and responsibilities in relation to fire safety at work. State the duties and responsibilities of fire wardens and other people who may be required to take action as part of fire risk controls or during an emergency. Describe the action to be taken in the event of a fire in the workplace, including methods of raising the alarm and contacting the emergency services. 
Understand the principles of fire risk control 
List the key elements for effective fire risk management in the workplace. 
Outline how the components of the fire triangle can be used to control fire risks. 
List active and passive fire risk control measures. 
Outline fire prevention measures that can be taken to minimise fire risks. 
Understand the basics of practical fire safety 
State the safe operating parameters for the use of portable fire-fighting equipment. 
Outline simple checks for ensuring that fire safety equipment is serviceable and safe to use. 
The cost of the course for up to 20 delegates is £350 when delivered at your own venue. If you have more or less than 20 delegates to train please contact us for a personalised quote. 

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