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QNUK - Level 1 Award in Fire Awareness at Work course syllabus.

Course Description

Is the Level 1 Award in Fire Awareness at Work 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.
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What is the QNUK - Level 1 Award in Fire Awareness at Work course?

Category: Fire
Level: Beginner

The QNUK Level 1 Award in Fire Awareness at Work (RQF) qualification comprises a single unit.

This qualification provides knowledge related to fire safety in the workplace, including the need for safe evacuation. This qualification indicates that an individual can undertake a specific role in the workplace and that they may be relied upon by employers

The Guided Learning Hours (GLH) = 4

The Total Qualification Time (TQT) = 4

Who is the QNUK - Level 1 Award in Fire Awareness at Work course designed for?

The QNUK Level 1 Award in Fire Awareness at Work (RQF) qualification is intended for employees that are required to undertake training in fire awareness at work. the qualification has been developed to meet the training requirements outlined in best practice guidance.

What subjects does the QNUK - Level 1 Award in Fire Awareness at Work 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

How is the QNUK - Level 1 Award in Fire Awareness at Work 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.

It is recommended that learners have a minimum of Level 1 literacy and numeracy or equivalent.

The recommended minimum age to undertake this qualification is 14 years.

There are no other pre-requisites for this qualification.

What certificate do I get for passing the QNUK - Level 1 Award in Fire Awareness at Work course?
QNUK - Level 1 Award in Fire Awareness at Work (RQF)
QNUK - Level 1 Award in Fire Awareness at Work course dates and locations