The Level 2 Award in Fire Safety Principles allows candidates to develop their basic fire safety awareness.
What You Study
This course will cover the following topics:
- 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
- Legal duties and penalties
- Fire risk assessment
- Fire safety inspections
- Role of the fire warden
- Induction briefings.
Duration and Attendance
This one day course is delivered at Carnegie Conference Centre.
No formal entry requirements.
This course is suitable 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.
Designed for 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).