HIGHFIELD LEVEL 1 AWARD IN THE PRINCIPLES OF FIRE SAFETY AWARENESS (RQF)
3 years, although an annual refresh course is recommended by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE).
Because fire can destroy lives, close businesses and put a tremendous strain on the health and welfare of those affected. All members of staff have a role to play in fire safety.
This qualification course is aimed at all staff, particularly new starters in any workplace, where a basic understanding of fire safety is required. This will ensure that organisations meet their legal obligations and also help to provide a safe working environment for employees.
• Basic fire safety
• What to do in the event of an emergency
• The principles of fire risk control
• Practical fire safety
There are no prerequisites for this qualification, although it is recommended that learners have a
minimum of Level 1 in literacy/English or equivalent.
This qualification is approved for delivery to learners aged 14+.
This qualification is assessed by a 30 minute, multiple-choice examination.