Qualify at Home Highfield Level 2 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety

Qualify at Home Highfield Level 2 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety

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Qualify at Home Highfield Level 2 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety

The 'Qualify at Home' course allows you to learn and qualify from home, wherever you are, whatever yourcircumstances and to sit a regulated exam under conditions set out by Ofqual, in your own home.

The Highfield Level 2 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety is aimed at anyone involved in the management of fire safety who are based in any area where there is a potential risk of fire. Learners gaining this qualification will know that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone and will recognise the causes of fire as well as knowing common hazards, the steps in a fire risk assessment and how to reduce the likelihood of fires.

Who is the Course For?

This qualification is aimed at anyone involved in the management of fire safety in any workplace.  This includes managers, supervisors, team leaders, fire marshals (wardens) and staff working in any area where there is a potential risk of fire.

Learners gaining this qualification will know that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace and will recognise the consequences of fire in any premises.

Syllabus

  • Hazards, risks and means of escape
  • Common causes of fire in the workplace
  • Hazards during or after a fire
  • How fire can spread
  • The steps within a fire risk assessment
  • The types and uses of fire-fighting equipment
  • The role of fire wardens in the workplace

Prerequisites

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

You will need the following for the eLearning part of the course:

  • a computer
  • access to the internet

For the eAssessment you will need:

  • a computer
  • access to the internet
  • an isolated area
  • smartphone
  • personal ID such as passport or driving licence.

Awarding Body

Highfield Qualifications

Qualification Code

603/1614/7

Course Duration

6 guided learning hours

The eLearning takes on average 2-3 hours

You should revise for the exam after the eLearning and once ready book your eAssessment

Delivery Type

eLearning and eAssessment meeting OFQUAL requirements

Assessment Method

Multiple Choice Questions Paper

Requalification Process

Requalification of the Highfield Level 2 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety is carried out by attending another Highfield Level 2 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety Course every 3-years