Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness (QCF)

Overview: This is a half day course and is designed to help employees recognise fire safety issues in the workplace, and understand how to react when the fire alarm sounds.

Content:
  • Main causes and effects of fires in the workplace
  • Duties and responsibilities (of employers, employees and fire wardens)
  • Procedures in the event of a fire
  • Actions to be taken in the event of a fire
  • Fire prevention measures
  • Fire risk management, including risk assessment
  • The fire triangle
  • Fire risk control measures (active and passive)
  • Reporting fire safety issues
  • Portable fire-fighting equipment
  • Simple checks of portable fire-fighting equipment.
Assessment: The course is assessed through a multiple choice test.

Duration: A half-day programme arranged to suit.