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C.I.E.H.: Level 2 Award in Fire Safety Principles

The Level 2 Award in Fire Safety Principles allows candidates to develop their basic fire safety awareness. It is particularly useful for employees who are to have a designated responsibility for workplace fire safety, for example as fire wardens or fire marshals, and provides the knowledge that will allow them to carry out duties relating to fire safety and emergency procedures.

Successfully completing the Level 2 Award in Fire Safety Principles will enable you to become a fire warden/marshal in your organisation.

Outline programme

This qualification covers the following topics:

  • Causes of fire in the workplace
  • Fire hazards
  • Characteristics of fire and smoke spread
  • Fire control methods
  • Means of escape
  • Fire detection and raising the alarm
  • Extinguishing fires
  • Fixed fire-fighting systems
  • The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Legal duties and penalties
  • Fire risk assessment
  • Fire safety inspections
  • Role of the fire warden
  • Induction briefings
Who should attend?

Employees who hope 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.)

Course Duration:

One-day course

Assessment Method:

Multiple-choice examination

Entry Requirements:

None, although basic fire safety awareness to Level 1 standard is recommended

Delivery Method:

By use of exercises, handouts and group work etc in an informal setting, either on your premises or in our training room. Each student receives a copy of the textbook and handouts. Our courses are conducted in English, but a range of foreign language papers and work books are available for candidates who would find it easier.

Ofqual Accredited:

Yes - 501/0340/4

Qualification:

C.I.E.H. Level 2 Award in Fire Safety Principles

Course Evaluation:

At the end of the course, as part of our quality monitoring procedures and to contribute to the on-going development and improvement of the programme, all delegates will be asked to complete a course evaluation.

Suggested progression on completion:

C.I.E.H. Level 3 Award in Fire Safety Risk Assessment and Control (coming soon)

Fees:

Details are available on application. They include the fee payable to the awarding body to cover course registration and examination fee.

How do you book this course?

This course is usually run in-house. Contact us for further details

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