CIEH Level 2 Award in Fire Safety Principles

This qualification provides employees with the knowledge to help them to carry out designated duties relating to fire safety and emergency procedures in the workplace, for example as fire wardens or fire marshals.

Who needs this qualification?

Employees who hope to develop their basic fire safety awareness in order to assist their employer by undertaking specific fire safety roles in the workplace (e.g. as fire wardens/marshals/stewards etc.)

Why is this training important?

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (FSO) requires the responsible person to appoint and provide adequate training for one or more ‘competent persons’ to assist with fire safety in the workplace.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand fire hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace
  • Understand how fire risk is controlled in the workplace
  • Understand the principles and practice of fire safety management at work
  • Understand the role of the nominated fire warden

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