The QA Level 2 Award in Fire Safety (RQF) qualification has been designed for anyone who has a specific responsibility for fire safety in the workplace, such as designated fire wardens/fire marshals.


This regulated and nationally recognised qualification allows Learners to build an understanding of fire safety management and the specific roles and responsibilities related to fire safety in the workplace.


Learners should be able to demonstrate the practical administration of safe, prompt, effective fire safety in emergency situations with an understanding of the role of the first warden/fire marshal.

  • The role and responsibilities of the first warden

  • Assess situations in order to act safely and effectively

  • Recognise how fires are caused in the workplace

  • Identify the components of the fire triangle and hazards during or after a fire

  • Recognise the characteristics of fire and smoke spread

  • Recognise the different methods used to identify and control fire hazards

  • Recognise the definition of ‘means of escape’ in relation to fire hazards

  • Identify typical components for means of escape from fire hazards

  • Recognise methods of fire detection and raising the alarm

  • Identify the principle of how fires are extinguished

  • Recognise how portable fire-fighting equipment should be used safely

  • Identify common fixed fire-fighting systems and where they might be used

  •  Recognise the duties of employers and employees with respect to fire safety in the workplace

  • Identify how to undertake a simple fire safety inspection in the workplace and the stages involved in a fire risk assessment

Duration:  1 Day

Assessment: Practical & Multiple Choice

Delegate Limit: 12

* Please inform us of how many people you would need to be trained and any dates would be looking for. 

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