The qualification is an ideal introduction to fire safety awareness for employees and a strong basis for undertaking further fire safety training.
The qualification provides learners with an understanding of the key principles of fire safety from cause to prevention and response.
This qualification aims to assess your knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
1. Understand basic fire safety and what to do in the event of an emergency
2. Understand the principles of fire risk control
3. Understand the basics of practical fire safety
The qualification is assessed by a written assessment.
A learner must successfully pass the written assessment to achieve the qualification. There is no grading of the assessment; learners pass or are referred.
The learner will complete a written assessment paper containing 15 open and multiple choice questions needing to achieve a minimum of 11 out of 15 to pass. The duration of the assessment is 30 minutes
The qualification is available to learners aged 14 or over but a learner cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16.
It is recommended that learners should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or equivalent to undertake this qualification.
valid passport (any nationality);
signed UK photo card driving license;
valid warrant card issued by HM Forces, Police;
Other photographic ID card, e.g. valid warrant card issued by HM Forces, Police and employee ID card, student ID card, travel card. In the event that a learner is unable to produce any of the forms of photographic identification listed above, a Centre may accept another form of identity containing a signature, for example a credit card or a third-party representative, such as a Line Manager, Human Resources Manager or invigilator, will be accepted.