CIEH Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness SOU02

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Target Group

The course is designed for all employees, those with no specific fire safety role, those undertaking induction training and as an introduction for those who intend to move on to further fire safety training.

Activities

This qualification covers the following topics:

  • Main causes and effects of fires in the workplace
  • Duties and responsibilities (of employers, employees and fire wardens)
  • Procedures in the event of a fire
  • Actions to be taken in the event of a fire
  • Fire prevention measures
  • Fire risk management, including risk assessment
  • The fire triangle
  • Fire risk control measures (active and passive)
  • Reporting fire safety issues
  • Portable fire-fighting equipment
  • Simple checks of portable fire-fighting equipment

Outcomes

Fire safety is assessed by a multiple choice exam.

Duration

The course lasts ½ day. Light refreshments and all course materials are included.