Course Overview

Who is this qualification for?

Welcome to the Level 2 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety, a comprehensive course designed to equip individuals involved in fire safety management with the essential knowledge and skills needed to mitigate the risks associated with fires. Whether you are a seasoned professional or just starting out in your career, this qualification is invaluable for anyone operating in an environment where fire hazards are a potential concern.

At the core of this qualification lies the understanding that fire safety is a collective responsibility, and every individual has a role to play in safeguarding against fire-related incidents. Throughout the course, learners will gain a deep understanding of the causes of fire and become familiar with common hazards that can lead to potentially devastating consequences. Furthermore, participants will learn the necessary steps involved in conducting a thorough fire risk assessment and gain insights into effective strategies for reducing the likelihood of fires occurring.

Primarily designed to support individuals in their workplace roles, this qualification is also suitable for younger learners who are preparing for employment or wish to pursue further education in a related field. By completing this course, learners will acquire the fundamental principles of fire safety, empowering them to contribute to safer environments and potentially save lives.

Join us on this educational journey as we delve into the critical principles and practices of fire safety, and equip ourselves with the knowledge necessary to protect against one of the most significant threats faced by individuals and organizations alike.


Hazards and risksThe control of fire riskPrinciples and practice of fire safety management at workThe role of the nominated fire warden

Mandatory Units

Principles of Fire Safety

  • Course level: Level 2
  • Credit Value: 1
  • Guided Learning Hours: 6
  • Total Qualifying Hours: 7