Fire Awareness

Minimum Classroom Time - 4 hours

Maximum No. of Students - 12

Price: £60 pp

Fire Awareness

Overview:

SCQF Level 4 Award (Scotland) Qualification title: Award in Fire Safety Awareness at SCQF Level 4
Unit 1 title: Fire Safety Awarness

RQF Level 1 Award (England, Northern Ireland and Wales) Qualification title: FAA Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness
Unit 1 title: Fire Safety Awareness

DESCRIPTION:

You will, no doubt, be well aware of the potentially devastating effects of fires in the workplace in terms of lives lost, injuries, damage to property and the environment, and to the business continuity. You may also be aware that it is believed that most fires are preventable. The importance of fire safety in the workplace is underpinned by health and safety legislation that places a duty on employers to establish policies and procedures and ensure their employees receive appropriate training.

This course is designed for all employees as an introduction to fire awareness and is an excellent ingredient in the induction programme of new employees. It deals with how fires can occur and what to do in the event of a fire. The qualification also provides a foundation for those 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).

DURATION:

A minimum of 4 contact hours in the classroom.

SYLLABUS:

A range of subjects is covered including:

  • The common causes of fire
  • The behaviour of fire
  • Legislation (brief) and responsibilities
  • Fire prevention
  • What to do if a fire breaks out
  • How to use fire extinguishers
  • Emergency evacuation procedures

CERTIFICATION:

This qualification lasts for 3 years. To renew their qualification after 3 years, delegates will need to retake the full course. Successful candidates will be awarded a national level 1 qualification (Level 4 in Scotland)

NUMBERS:

A maximum of 16 learners can be accommodated on this course. Learner’s as young as 14 can attend this course.

NOTES:

We can also should you want to deliver quality training with the realism of a controlled live fire and allow learners to use fire extinguishers.

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