Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness (RQF)

 

Qualification overview

 

This Qualsafe Awards (QA) qualification educates Learners in basic fire safety awareness.

It includes what to do in the event of an emergency, the principles of fire risk control and the basics of practical fire safety.

 

Aim

The aim of the qualification is to enable Learners to develop their awareness of fire safety in the workplace to make sure they are keeping themselves and others they work with safe at all times. It instructs people what to do in the event of an emergency and outlines simple measures you can take to control the risk of fires in the workplace.

 

 

Structure

This qualification comprises 1 mandatory unit with a total value of 1 credit and has 4 guided learning hours (GLH)*.

 

*GLH are a guide to the estimated hours an average Learner would study to gain the unit. This does not have to be

face-to-face instructional time and can include self-directed study at home, such as reading course hand outs and

further self study.

 

The minimum contact learning hours for this qualification is 3 hours (½ day) excluding breaks.

 

 

Intended audience

The qualification is for all employees to increase their basic fire safety awareness. This training helps to fulfil an employer’s legal duty to train all their staff in fire safety.

 

 

Fire Safety Awareness Course Costs

£315.00 + £9.75 per learner

 

Course Duration

1/2 Day

 

 

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but to benefit from learning we advise that Learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or numeracy or equivalent.

 

 

Requalification requirements

It is recommended that training is refreshed every 3 years.

 

 

Relationship with other related qualifications

This unit may appear in health and safety qualifications that contain multiple units.

 

 

Progression

Some possible routes of progression are:

 

• Level 2 Award in Fire Safety

• Level 3 Fire Risk Assessment and Control

• Level 4 Fire Risk Assessment

• Level 2 Award in Health and Safety

• Level 3 Award in Health and Safety

 

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