LEVEL 2 INTERNATIONAL AWARD IN FIRE SAFETY

Overview


This level 2 qualification is aimed at anyone requiring a Fire Warden or a Fire Marshal in the workplace. The qualification covers the latest fire safety regulations and the roles and duties of employees and their responsibilities on Fire Safety. The qualification is designed to meet and comply with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. It covers how fires are started, methods of controlling fire spread, evacuating the building, fire briefings and risk assessing. Level 2 Award in Fire Safety course is delivered in one day and provides this ‘responsible person’ with knowledge and understanding of the fire risk assessment process and the skills required to undertake a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment. This qualification provides the opportunity for learners to develop competence in key skills and produce evidence towards attaining key skills. The qualification does not ensure key skills are met as this would depend upon learners producing a portfolio of evidence and the mode of study adopted.

  • There are no prerequisites for this qualification. It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent. This qualification is approved for delivery to the age ranges Pre-16, 16-18 and 19+.
  • There are no prerequisites for this qualification. It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent. This qualification is approved for delivery to the age ranges Pre-16, 16-18 and 19+.
  • This Fire Safety Training Course is designed for employees who want to develop their basic fire safety awareness in order to assist their employer by undertaking more specific fire safety roles in the workplace to manage fire risk (e.g. as fire wardens/marshals/stewards etc.

Unit 1: Fire Safety Principles

1. 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.

2. Understand the principles and practice of fire safety management at work

  • Understand the principles and practice of fire safety management at work
  • Outline how to undertake a simple fire safety inspection in the workplace.
  • Describe the stages involved in a fire risk assessment.

3. 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.

4. 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.

How the qualification is assessed? This qualification is assessed through a 30-question multiple-choice question examination. The duration of the examination is 1 hour. Successful learners must achieve a score of at least 20 out of 30.

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