Fire Safety - Principles

Qualification Level?

Level 2 Award accredited by Highfield Qualifications (nee HABC)


Who is this course for?

This course will enable 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.


Who should attend?

Those who wish 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.)


What will they learn?

  •          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 briefing

How long is this course?

One day


How is this course assessed?

20 x Multiple choice question paper


How long does this qualification last?

3 years