Principles of Fire Safety Awareness Level 1 (QCF)

The purpose of the course:

The level 1 award in Fire Safety Awareness qualification is aimed at all staff, particulary new starters in any workplace where a basic understanding of fire safety is required. To equip staff to know how to reduce fire risk, deal with fires if appropriate and escape safely in the event of fire.

The Fire Safety Order requires that fire safety training is provided to staff when they commence employment and that refresher training is provided on a regular basis.
Fire is often the biggest safety risk any business ever has and your insurance may not be valid if your staff is left vunerable.

Who is this course for?
This course provides an ideal introduction to fire safety awareness and is a good foundation for future training in this skills development.
Successful candidates will be awarded a national level 1 qualification.

Topics covered:
Sate the main causes of fires in the workplace

Outline the main costs of fires in the workplace for employers, employees and society

State their own duties and responsibilities in relation to fire safety at work

State the duties and responsibilities of fire wardens and other people who may be required to take action as part of the fire risk controls or during an emergency

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 servicesList the key elements for effective fire risk management in the workplace

Outline how the components of the fire triangle can be used to control fire risks

List active and passive fire risk control measures

Outline fire prevention measures that can be taken to minimise fire risks

State the safe operating parameters for the use of portable fire fighting equipment

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
Understand basic fire safety and what to do in the event of an emergencyUnderstand the principles of fire risk controlUnderstand the principles and practice of fire safety management at work

For more information, or to book a place on this course, call us on 01604 490470 or email Chamber members can book online.






22nd May 2019

Health & Safety for the Small Business

Northamptonshire Chamber

09:15 – 17:00

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19th Jun 2019

Level 2 HABC Health & Safety in the Workplace

Northamptonshire Chamber

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