The qualification is suitable for a learner who has responsibility in the workplace to undertake fire safety requirements and will provide learners with the knowledge to carry out designated duties as a Fire Warden/ Marshall. The qualification will also increase fire safety awareness for all employees.
The qualification covers fire hazards, risk assessment, control of fire in the workplace and duties of both employers and employees.
You will, no doubt, be well aware of the potentially devastating effects of fires in the workplace in terms of lives lost, injuries, damage to property and the environment, and to business continuity. You may also be aware that It is believed that most fires are preventable.
The importance of fire safety in the workplace is underpinned by health and safety legislation that places a duty on employers to establish policies and procedures and ensure their employees receive appropriate training.
This course is designed for employees who want to develop their basic fire safety awareness in order to assist their employer by undertaking more specific fire safety roles in the workplace to manage fire risk (e.g. as fire wardens/marshals/stewards etc.) Successful candidates will be awarded a national level 2 qualification (Level 5 in Scotland).
A range of subjects is covered including:
• The hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace
• How fire risk is controlled in the workplace
• The role of the nominated fire warden
• The principles and practice of fire safety management at work
The qualification does not have an expiry date but refresher training and keeping up to date with changes to policies, procedures and new legislation through ongoing CPD is vital.
Date: 17th July 2018
Time: 9am – 4pm
Location: Myrick House, Hendomen, Montgomery
Cost: £95 + vat per delegate to include lunch & refreshments
Limited spaces so please call 01686 628778 to reserve or book online here