Level 2 Fire Safety – Course Summary
This qualification will benefit anyone in the workplace who has been appointed to carry out fire safety tasks on behalf of the employer. It is particularly suitable for employees hoping to develop their basic fire safety awareness and undertake specific fire safety roles (for example as fire wardens/marshals or similar) in order to assist their employer to manage fire risk.
It takes a detailed look at fire hazards and corresponding control measures, outlines the procedures for fire risk assessments and fire safety inspections, and offers guidance on the use of fire safety equipment and the implementation of emergency procedures, including the safe evacuation of people in a defined area of responsibility. As well as stating the legal duties of an employer and an employee with respect to fire safety in the workplace.
Validity of Course
This qualification does not expire.
Length of Course
1 day (6 hours).
Successful completion of the training programme and assessment will enable candidates to develop knowledge and understanding of:
• Fire risk and control
• The principles and practice of fire safety
• The role of the nominated fire warden.
The candidates are assessed by an examination paper consisting of 30 multiple choice questions to be completed in one hour under examination conditions.