Course Overview

This accredited qualification aimed at all staff, particularly new starters in any workplace, where a basic understanding of fire safety is required.

 Course Details

Unit 1: Fire Safety Awareness

  • Understand basic fire safety and what to do in the event of an emergency

  • Understand the principles of fire risk control

  • Understand the basics of practical fire safety

 Career Impact

Learners gaining this qualification will know that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace with recognition of t he contribution they may have to prevent the starting and spread of fires

 Entrance Requirement

You must provide:

  • Two identity documents from group A. At least one document must show your current address and at least one document must show your date of birth.

Or

  • One identity document from group A and two documents from group B. At least one document must show your current address and at least one document must show your date of birth.

Group A

  • If you are a UK passport holder, your passport number entered on the application form. You do not need to submit the actual passport.

  • Signed valid passport of any other nationality.

  • Signed valid UK photo driving license (both parts of the full or provisional license are required)

  • UK original birth certificate issued within 12 months of birth

  • UK biometric residence permit

Group B

  • Valid EU photo ID card.

  • Valid UK firearms license with photo

  • Signed valid UK paper driving license.

  • Marriage certificate or Civil Partnership certificate, with translation if not in English.

  • UK birth certificate issued more than 12 months after the date of birth, but not a photocopy.

  • Non-UK birth certificate, with translation if not in English.

  • UK adoption certificate

  • P45 statement of income for tax purposes on leaving a job issued in the last 12 months.

  • P60 annual statement of income for tax purposes issued in the last 12 months.

  • Bank or building society statement issued to your current address, less than three months old. You can use more than one statement as long as each is issued by a different bank or building society.

  • Mortgage statement issued in the last 12 months.

  • Utility bill (gas, electric, telephone, water, satellite, cable) issued to your current address within the last three months. You can only submit one utility bill in support of your application.

  • Pension, endowment or ISA statement issued in last 12 months.

  • British work permit or visa issued in last 12 months.

  • Letter from H.M. Revenue & Customs, Department of Work and Pensions, employment service, or local authority issued within the last three months. You can submit more than one letter as long as each is issued by a different Government department or a different local authority.

  • A credit card statement sent to your current address within the last three months. You can submit more than one statement as long as each is issued by a different issuer.

  • Council Tax statement issued in the last 12 months.

  • Child benefit book issued in last 12 months.

 Mock Test

What will the removal of 1 element of the fire triangle do?

A ) Extinguish a fire

B ) Cause a fire

C ) Increase the effect of fire

D ) Decrease the effect of a fire

Which of the following is the role of the fire warden?

A ) Designing an emergency plan

B ) Checking the emergency plan

C ) Testing electrical equipment

D ) Servicing fire extinguisher

If it is suspected that equipment is faulty, you should:

A ) Return it to the store

B ) only use it if a supervisor is there

C ) Turn it off and restart it later

D ) Report the fault to a supervisor/manager

Which of the following is the most likely to cause a fire in the workplace?

A ) Poorly maintained stock of goods

B ) Poorly maintained electrical equipment

C ) Inappropriate control of vehicle parking

D ) Inappropriate use of computer systems

What should be your first action on discovering a fire?

A ) Raise an alarm

B ) Call your manager

C ) Open all doors

D ) Locate a suitable fire extinguisher