Course Overview

This accredited qualification is aimed at anyone involved in the management of fire safety in any workplace. This includes managers, supervisors, team leaders, fire wardens (marshals), and staff working in any area where there is a potential risk of fire.

 Course Details

Unit 1: Fire Safety Principles

  • Understand the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace

  • Understand how fire risk is controlled in the workplace

  • Understand the principles and practice of fire safety management at work

  • Understand the role of the nominated fire warden

 Career Impact

Learners gaining this qualification will know that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace and will recognize the consequences of a fire on any premises.

 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