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QNUK - Level 2 Award in Fire Safety for Fire Marshals (RQF) course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Level 2 Award in Fire Safety for Fire Marshals (RQF) course accredited by an official body?

Yes, this course is Accredited and certified by  :  Qualifications Network (QNUK). This means that all training providers advertising their courses on this site must be an approved centre.
In most cases the awarding body (QNUK) will audit the centre to ensure the correct standard of teaching. Visit QNUK web site

What is the QNUK - Level 2 Award in Fire Safety for Fire Marshals (RQF) course?

Category: Fire
Level: Beginner

The QNUK - Level 2 Award in Fire Safety for Fire Marshals (RQF) qualification is aimed at those looking to undertake the role of a fire marshal in the workplace.

This is a qualification that indicates an individual can undertake a specific role in the workplace and that may be relied upon by employers.

This qualification comprises a single unit.

Guided learning hours (GLH) = 6

Total Qualification Time (TQT) = 6

Who is the QNUK - Level 2 Award in Fire Safety for Fire Marshals (RQF) course designed for?

The QNUK - Level 2 Award in Fire Safety for Fire Marshals (RQF) qualification is intended for those that are undertaking the role of a fire marshal in a workplace. The qualification builds on the QNUK Level 1 Award in Fire Awareness at Work (RQF) and includes safe evacuation and personal emergency evacuation plans (PEEPS).

What subjects does the QNUK - Level 2 Award in Fire Safety for Fire Marshals (RQF) course cover?

Learning outcome Assessment Criterion

  • Understand the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace
  • List the elements of the fire triangle
  • Outline methods of smoke and fire spread
  • Give examples of how the risk of fire can be lowered in a workplace
  • Know how to use a range of fire controls
  • List common fire controls in a workplace
  • Explain how to use a range of fire controls including:
    • Fire Exits
    • Fire Doors
  • Explain the importance of clear routes or travel
  • Describe how to use a range of portable fire extinguishers
  • Understand the importance of a prompt and safe evacuation of the workplace
  • Outline the actions to be taken on hearing a fire alarm
  • Outline how a safe evacuation can be undertaken in a workplace
  • Outline how members of the public and visitors should be alerted to the presence of a potential fire
  • Know how to support individuals during an evacuation
  • Outline what is meant by the term personal emergency evacuation plan
  • Explain when a personal emergency evacuation plan would be implemented
  • List ways of supporting an individual during an evacuation
  • Understand the roles of the fire marshal in the workplace
  • Explain the actions to be taken by a fire marshal during an evacuation
  • Outline how to undertake a search of a workplace
  • Outline the information that should be passed to the emergency services
  • Outline the day - to - day duties of a fire marshal
How is the QNUK - Level 2 Award in Fire Safety for Fire Marshals (RQF) course assessed?

This qualification is assessed by multiple choice questions.

There is a single multiple choice question paper. Learners must achieve a minimum of 70% to pass.

This qualification is available to those over 14 years, however employers should ensure that fire marshals are suitable to undertake the role of a fire marshal. Candidates should be at least a level 1 numeracy and literacy or equivalent

QNUK - Level 2 Award in Fire Safety for Fire Marshals (RQF) course dates and locations