Level 2 Award in Fire Safety
Topics covered include hazards and risks, the control of fire risk, principles and practice of fire safety management at work and the role of the nominated fire warden.
This course can be delivered at your place of business or a venue of your choosing for groups of up to 15 delegates
Who is this qualification for?
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.
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.
This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination.
How long will it take?
1 Day (6 hours) of tutor led learning.
Understand the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace
Explain how fires are caused in the workplace
Describe the components of the fire triangle.
Identify the hazards during or after a fire, including the products of combustion.
Describe the characteristics of fire and smoke spread.
Understand how fire risk is controlled in the workplace
State the different methods used to identify and control fire hazards.
Define the term ‘means of escape’ in relation to fire hazards.
Outline typical components for means of escape from fire hazards.
Describe methods of fire detection and raising the alarm.
Describe the principle of how fires are extinguished.
Describe how portable fire-fighting equipment should be used safely.
Identify common fixed fire-fighting systems and where they might be used.
Understand the principles and practice of fire safety management at work
Outline the duties of employers and employees with respect to fire safety in the workplace.
Outline how to undertake a simple fire safety inspection in the workplace.
Describe the stages involved in a fire risk assessment.
Understand the role of the nominated fire warden
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.
The cost of the course for 15 delegates is £600 when delivered at your own venue. If you have more or less than 12 delegates to train please contact us for a personalised quote.