CIEH Level 2 Award in Fire Safety Principles

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1 Day Class & Exam
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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

Qualification information

Designed for : 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
Ofqual accredited : Yes
Pre-requisite : None, although basic fire safety awareness to Level 1 standard is recommended
Suggested progression : CIEH Level 3 Award in Fire Safety Risk Assessment and Control (coming soon)

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