The Level 1 National Award in the Principles of Fire Safety in the Workplace is a course designed to provide the underpinning knowledge for learners to operate safely in the workplace with regards to fire safety.
The course provides employers with a programme which assists them in proving due diligence and demonstrates their legal commitment to staff training as required by the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
The course is aimed at all staff in particular new starters, refresher training, learners seeking employment etc.
LO 1- Understand basic fire safety and what to do In the event of an emergency.
- 1.1 State the cost of fires in the workplace to businesses and individuals
- 1.2 State the common causes of workplace fires
- 1.3 List the duties and responsibilities of employees in relation to fire safety
- 1.4 List the duties and responsibilities of others in the event of a fire
- 1.5 State the actions to be taken in the event of a fire
- 1.6 List the methods available to raise the alarm in the event of a fire
- 1.7 State how to contact the emergency services
LO 2-Understand the principles of fire risk control.
- 2.1 State the key elements for effective fire risk management in the workplace
- 2.2 List the components of the fire triangle
- 2.3 List the active and passive fire control measures
LO 3- Understand the basics of practical fire safety.
- 3.1 State the safety precautions needed to be undertaken before using fire-fighting equipment
- 3.2 State the requirements needed to correctly service check fire-fighting equipment
Qualification Type: non QCF
Guided Learning Hours: 3 to 4 hrs
Class size maximum: 12 Learners (1 Trainer)
Validity: 3 years