LV1 PRINCIPLES OF FIRE SAFETY AWARENESS COURSE OVERVIEW
The Highfield Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness (RQF) has been accredited by the regulators of England and Wales (Ofqual and Welsh Government) and is part of the Qualifications and Credit Framework (RQF).
It is supported by Proskills, the Sector Skills Council for the process and manufacturing sector.
COURSE DURATION: 4HRS
The course is designed to provide basic fire safety knowledge, in order that employees are aware of the actions to take in the event of a fire and how to maintain a fire safe environment. Employees will also learn about their individual responsibilities and how they can help the employer meet their legal responsibilities. A practical session on fire extinguishers is set within the course if required, this takes approximately 30 minutes, depending on the number of delegates.
To improve staff awareness of the dangers of fire and the hazards associated with it and demonstrate the necessary skills in dealing with fire emergencies, including the safe evacuation of a building in the event of an emergency. To be able to operate safely and efficiently any fire extinguisher within the workplace.
On completion of our course the delegates will know:
- The actions to take if a fire is discovered
- The actions to take on hearing the fire alarm
- The importance of fire doors and other basic fire prevention measures
- Where relevant, the appropriate use of fire-fighting equipment
- The importance of reporting to their assembly area
- Evacuation of the building
WHO SHOULD ATTEND THIS COURSE?
All employees (full or part time).
A Nationally recognised certificate will be issued upon successful completion of the assessment and examination.