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FAA - Award in Fire Safety Awareness course description.

Course Description

Is the Award in Fire Safety Awareness course accredited by an official body?

This course is Accredited and certified by : First Aid Awards Ltd (FAA). Visit FAA web site

What is the FAA - Award in Fire Safety Awareness course?

Category: Fire

Level: Beginner

Level 1 in England, Wales & Northern Ireland and Level 4 in Scotland.

This qualification is regulated in the UK and awarded by First Aid Awards. FAA are an Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual and SQA Accreditation. The qualification sits on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF).

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Who is the FAA - Award in Fire Safety Awareness course designed for?

The qualification is an ideal introduction into fire safety awareness for employees and a strong basis for undertaking further fire safety training.

The qualification provides learners with an understanding of the key principles of fire safety from cause to prevention and response.

What subjects does the FAA - Award in Fire Safety Awareness course cover?

The qualification consists of one mandatory unit:

FAA LEVEL 2 AWARD IN FIRE SAFETY AWARENESS (RQF)

QAN Unit title  
URN
Credit value
Level
GLH
TQT
600/8133/8
Fire Safety Awareness
Y/601/9697
1145


AWARD IN FIRE SAFETY AWARENESS AT SCQF LEVEL 4

QAN Unit title  
URN
Credit value
Level
GLH
TQT
R325 04
Fire Safety Awareness
UD71 04
1445

QAN - Qualification accreditation number, URN - Unit reference number, GLH - Guided learning hours, TQT - Total Qualification Time

The qualification has 4 assigned guided learning hours (GLH) and 5 hours total qualification time (TQT). GLH indicates the number of classroom contact hours that the learner will undertake. TQT includes GLH but also takes into account any unsupervised learning and is an estimate of how long the average learner will take to complete the qualification.

The minimum classroom contact time of 4 hours must be delivered over a minimum of half a day. The course can be spread over a maximum of 2 weeks, ensuring that each session is a minimum of two hours.

How is the FAA - Award in Fire Safety Awareness course assessed?

The qualification is assessed by a written assessment.

A learner must successfully pass the written assessment to achieve the qualification. There is no grading of the assessment; learners pass or are referred.

The learner will complete a written assessment paper containing 15 open and multiple choice questions needing to achieve a minimum of 11 out of 15 to pass. The duration of the assessment is 30 minutes. An example question is - What are the colours of emergency exit signs?

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