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

Course Description

Is the Level 1 Award in Fire Awareness at Work (RQF) course accredited by an official body?

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What is the QNUK - Level 1 Award in Fire Awareness at Work (RQF) 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 (RQF) 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 (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

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

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.

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