TQUK Level 1 Award in Principles of Fire Safety Awareness (RQF)
This Level 1 Regulated Course teaches you all about the Principles of Fire Safety and aids you in preventing fires.
This regulated qualification aimed at all staff, particularly new starters in any workplace, where a basic understanding of fire safety is required.
Those gaining this qualification will know that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace with recognition of the contribution they may have in preventing the start and spread of fires.
Take this course as a classroom course with one of our approved instructors, as a virtual class using our remote training platform with a real instructor or online with marking and ID checks by a real instructor. Gain the same regulated qualification whichever option you choose.
The cost of this course assumes that you are taking the full distance course and include your certificate cost which is emailed to you once you have completed the course, open response test and ID check.
This level 1 qualification is aimed at anyone who requires a course in fire safety. The qualification is designed to meet and comply with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. It covers regulations, the fire triangle, evacuation, fire equipment, good housekeeping, the law, training requirements, calling the fire service, fire doors, smoke alarms, risk assessing and precautions. We also offer a Level 2 qualification that training for Fire Wardens and Fire Marshals.
This qualification is ideal to give all members of staff basic fire training to increase awareness and cooperation in the event of a fire in the workplace. Awareness will reduce the risk of fires actually breaking out and therefore save lives.
Please be advised this course has a minimum age requirement of 16.
The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.
TQUK LEVEL 1 AWARD IN PRINCIPLES OF FIRE SAFETY AWARENESS (RQF) AT A GLANCE
- 3-year nationally recognised certificate
- 1 hour and 4 minutes of engaging video training
- Video access for 8 months
- Printable wall certificate
- CPD time credit conformation
- Includes manual & other downloads
- Free weekly video refresher
- Evidence Based Training certificate
- Videos include subtitles
- Induction training
- Refresher fire training
- Any staff member
This course comes with 4.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 4 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.
- The Importance of Fire Safety
- The Law
- The Problem and How you Get Harmed
- Causes, Prevention, Training and Alarms
- The Fire Triangle
- Sources of Ignition
- Active and Passive Fire Spread
- Fire Prevention
- Good House Keeping
- Training and Staff Awareness
- Dangers of Smoke
- Types of Fire Alarm
- Emergency Equipment and Response Actions
- Fire Equipment
- Calling the Fire Service
- Fire Extinguishers
- Breakdown of a fire extinguisher
- Fire Hoses
- Fire Alarm Systems
- Evacuating in an Emergency
- Fire Doors
- Fire Blankets
- Fire Warden Kits
- Appropriate CLothing
- Smoke Alarms in the Home
- Fire Proofing the Home
- Risk Assessment and Hazards
- Formal Risk Assessment
1 Understand basic fire safety and what to do in the event of an emergency
1.1 State the main causes of fires in the workplace.
1.2 Outline the main costs of fires in the workplace for employers, employees and society.
1.3 State their own duties and responsibilities in relation to fire safety at work.
1.4 State the duties and responsibilities of fire wardens and other people who may be required to take action as part of fire risk controls or during an emergency.
1.5 Describe the action to be taken in the event of a fire in the workplace, including methods of raising the alarm and contacting the emergency services.
2 Understand the principles of fire risk control
2.1 List the key elements for effective fire risk management in the workplace.
2.2 Outline how the components of the fire triangle can be used to control fire risks.
2.3 List active and passive fire risk control measures.
2.4 Outline fire prevention measures that can be taken to minimise fire risks.
3 Understand the basics of practical fire safety
3.1 State the safe operating parameters for the use of portable fire-fighting equipment.
3.2 Outline simple checks for ensuring that fire safety equipment is serviceable and safe to use.