Level 2 Fire Safety

Having up to date fire safety training is essential to minimising risks to safety in the event of a fire, and removing hazards to decrease the likelihood of a fire occurring in the first place.

Who is it for?

The Level 2 Award in Fire Safety would benefit anyone who is involved in responsibility for fire prevention in the workplace, including fire marshals.

Course content includes:

This course will help you to understand and identify fire hazards in the workplace, how these can be controlled, and how to take a proactive approach to managing fire safety at work.

Learning outcomes- you will be able to:

  • Understand the hazards and risks associated with a fire in the workplace.

This includes identifying the hazards present during and after a fire, how the products of combustion present risks to health, and how a fire can spread.

  • Understand how fire risk is controlled in the workplace.

This covers the most common causes of fires in the workplace, how to create a fire risk assessment, ways to reduce the likelihood of a fire and improve safety at work, and how to prevent or extinguish a fire using the principles of the fire triangle model.

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

This outlines the duties of employers and employees when it comes to fire safety, including having effective methods of detecting a fire at work and raising the alarm, knowing the types and uses of fire fighting equipment and creating a practical evacuation plan.

  • Understand the role of the nominated fire warden.

You will learn the roles of a fire warden on a day-to-day basis, during an emergency, and what to do when a fire warden is away from their designated area of responsibility when an alarm is raised.

This is a one-day course and our sessions normally run from 9:30am to 4:30pm.

 

Assessment.

 

This qualification is assessed through a 30 question multiple choice question exam. Candidates have 1 hour to complete the exam. 

 

Qualification.

 

HABC Level 2 Award in Fire Safety (1 Credit).