QA Level 2 Award in Fire Safety

Fire Safety Training - Fire Marshal Training Our QA Level 2 Award in Fire Safety Course delivers a minimum of 6 hours of instruction and is designed to instruct up to a maximum of 12 delegates. This course is aimed at providing a greater awareness of the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace, how it is controlled and understand the role of the fire warden or fire marshal. It helps learners build an understanding of fire safety management at work and the specific roles and responsibilities related to fire safety in the workplace.

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. Appointing and training Fire Marshals will provide management with the opportunity to improve fire prevention practices, communications and share the workload in the implementation of good fire safety management in the workplace.


Course Summary and content

  • Open Course Price: £95.00 + vat per person (£114.00 inc vat)
  • On Site Course Price: Call 0333 666 0555 for a competitive quotation
  • Delivery Method: Classroom
  • Instructor/Delegate Ratio: 1:12
  • Assessment: Multiple Choice Examination
  • Awarding Body: Qualsafe
  • Duration: Usually 8:30am to 2:30pm
  • Prerequisite: None

Who Should Attend The Fire Safety Course

This course is suitable for anyone in an organisation who has a specific responsibility for fire safety in the workplace. The course is suitable for:

  • Quality fire wardens/fire marshals
  • Provide a foundation of fire safety knowledge on which employer and responsible persons can build
  • Increase fire safety knowledge of all employees

Please note that delegates must be at least 14 years old to attend this course and it is advised that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in Literacy or Numeracy, or equivalent due to the multiple choice examination at the end of the course.

What Will You Get From The Course

Learning Outcomes:

1. Understand the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace:

  • Explain how fires are caused in the workplace
  • Describe the components of the fire triangle
  • Identify the hazards during or after a fire, including the products of combustion
  • Describe the characteristics of fire and smoke spread

2. Understand how fire risk is controlled in the workplace:

  • State the different methods used to identify and control fire hazards
  • Define the term ‘means of escape’ in relation to fire hazards
  • Outline typical components for means of escape from fire hazards
  • Describe methods of fire detection and raising the alarm
  • Describe the principle of how fires are extinguished
  • Describe how portable fire-fighting equipment should be used safely
  • Identify common fixed fire-sighting systems and where they might be used

3. Understand the principles and practice of fire safety management at work

  • Outline the duties of employers and employees with respect to fire safety in the workplace
  • Outline how to undertake a simple fire safety inspection in the workplace
  • Describe the stages involved in a fire risk assessment

4. Understand the role of the nominated fire warden

  • State the role and function of fire wardens in their workplace:
    • on a day to day basis
    • during an emergency
    • if they are not in their designated areas of responsibility when the alarm is raised
  • Outline the content of a fire safety briefing

QA Level 2 Award in Fire Safety – Open Course

To reserve a place on our open course schedule for the QA Level 2 Award in Fire Safety Training course follow the links below for your preferred course date, or to speak to one of our training consultants please contact us on:

  • Telephone: 0333 666 0555
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