A leading cause of business failure

Fire is a leading cause of business failure and did you know that breaches of fire safety laws can result in unlimited fines and imprisonment? We offer regulated and nationally recognised qualifications where candidates will gain an understanding of fire safety management at work and the specific roles and responsibilities related to fire safety in the workplace.

QA Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness (RQF)

Ideal course to ensure that all employees have a good understanding of fire safety.
½ day course Ofqual regulated

What’s Covered?
– Causes of fires in the workplace
– Cost of fires in the workplace for employers,
employees and society
– Basic fire safety duties and responsibilities
– Actions to be taken in the event of a fire
– Principles of fire risk control:
+ Key elements for effective fire risk management
+ The fire triangle
+ Controlling fire risks
+ Fire control measures
+ Fire prevention measures
– Safe use of portable fire-fighting equipment
– Fire safety equipment checks

QA Level 2 Award in Fire Safety (RQF)

Designed for anyone who has a specific responsibility for fire safety in the workplace, such as designated fire wardens/fire marshals.
1 day course Ofqual regulated

What’s Covered?
– Causes of fires in the workplace
– The fire triangle
– Hazards during and after a fire
– Fire and smoke spread
– Identifying and controlling fire hazards:
+ Fire prevention measures
+ Fire detection, raising the alarm and means of escape
+ Principles of extinguishing fires
+ Fire-fighting equipment and systems
– Laws including duties/responsibilities of employers & employees
– Undertaking a fire safety inspection / Fire safety risk assessments
– Contents of a fire safety briefing
– Roles and responsibilities of the nominated fire warden

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