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CIEH Level 2 Award in Fire Safety Principles

Who Should Attend?

Employees who hope to develop their basic fire safety awareness in order to assist their employer by undertaking more specific fire safety roles in the workplace to manage fire risk (e.g. as fire wardens/marshals/stewards etc.)

Duration

1 Day

Aim

The Level 2 Award in Fire Safety Principles allows candidates to develop their basic fire safety awareness. It is particularly useful for employees who are to have a designated responsibility for workplace fire safety, for example as fire wardens or fire marshals, and provides the knowledge that will allow them to carry out duties relating to fire safety and emergency procedures.

Content

  • Causes of fire in the workplace
  • Fire hazards
  • Characteristics of fire and smoke spread
  • Fire control methods
  • Means of escape
  • Fire detection and raising the alarm
  • Extinguishing fires
  • Fixed fire-fighting systems
  • The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Legal duties and penalties
  • Fire risk assessment
  • Fire safety inspections
  • Role of the fire warden
  • Induction briefings

Additional Information

Assessment method: Multiple-choice examination