LEVEL 2 FIRE SAFETY
The Level 2 Award in Fire Safety is a qualification aimed at anyone involved in the management of fire safety in any workplace. This includes managers, supervisors, team leaders, fire wardens (marshals) and staff working in any area where there is a potential risk of fire. Learners gaining this qualification will know that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace and will recognise the consequences of a fire in any premises.
How will I be 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. Following the assessment, a list of results will be provided to the Centre Contacts stating whether learners have passed or failed. Certificates for successful learners will be dispatched for distribution by the Centre Contacts.
This qualification is made up of one mandatory unit. Learners must successfully complete the assessment for the unit to achieve the qualification. The qualification can be taken as a free standing qualification or as part of a wider programme of training.
Unit 1 - Fire Safety Principles
- Understand the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace
- Understand how fire risk is controlled in the workplace
- Understand the principles and practice of fire safety management at work
- Understand the role of the nominated fire warden
Progression and further learning routes include:
- Level 3/4 Fire Risk Assessment Qualifications
- Level 3 Award in Health and Safety
There are no prerequisites for this qualification. It is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivilent.