The qualification is suitable for someone who has responsibility in the workplace to undertake fire safety requirements and will provide learners with the knowledge to carry out designated duties as a Fire Warden/Marshall. The qualification will also increase fire safety awareness for all employees.
The qualification covers fire hazards, risk assessment, control of fire in the workplace and duties of both employers and employees.
This qualification aims to assess your knowledge and understanding in the following areas:
1. Understand the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace
2. Understand how fire risk is controlled in the workplace
3. Understand the principles and practice of fire safety management at work
4. Understand the role of the nominated fire warden
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 20 open and multiple choice questions needing to achieve a minimum of 15 out of 20 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.