Online TQUK Level 2 Award in Fire Safety Principles (RQF) Certification

This Level 2 Regulated Course schools you in the proper ways of managing fire safety in your workplace.

Online Training Approved by Skills for Care

TQUK Level 2 Award in Fire Safety Principles (RQF) at a Glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 2 hours and 22 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • SCORM Ready! Integrates with your LMS
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
£59.95 + VAT

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

Take this course as a classroom course with one of our approved instructors, as a virtual class using our remote training platform with a real instructor or online with marking and ID checks by a real instructor.  Gain the same regulated qualification whichever option you choose.

The cost of this course assumes that you are taking the full distance course and include your certificate cost which is emailed to you once you have completed the course, open response test and ID check.

Take this course as a classroom course with one of our approved instructors, as a virtual class using our remote training platform with a real instructor or online with marking and ID checks by a real instructor.  Gain the same regulated qualification whichever option you choose.

The cost of this course assumes that you are taking the full distance course and include your certificate cost which is emailed to you once you have completed the course, open response test and ID check.

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

This level 2 qualification is aimed at anyone requiring a Fire Warden or a Fire Marshal in the workplace. The qualification covers the latest fire safety regulations and the roles and duties of employees and their responsibilities on Fire Safety. The qualification is designed to meet and comply with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. It covers how fires are started, methods of controlling fire spread, evacuating the building, fire briefings and risk assessing.

Please be advised this course has a minimum age requirement of 16.

This course gives learners the opportunity to gain a formally recognised regulated qualification. If you require funding, a regulated qualification is often required. Phone us and we can advise if needed. If you choose our course leading to a regulated qualification, there are additional assessment criteria to be undertaken with an instructor and a small extra certification charge.

Regulated Qualification Details
Course Title: TQUK Level 2 Award in Fire Safety Principles (RQF)
QAN: 601/2555/X
Level: 2
Credit Value: 1
TQT: 9
  • Fire Wardens
  • Fire Marshals
  • Responsible Persons in workplaces
  • Responsible Persons in Buildings
  • Managers
  • People wanting a higher level of Fire Training

This course comes with 6.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 2 hours and 22 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

  • Explain how fires are caused in the workplace
  • Describe the components of the fire triangle
  • Identify the hazards during or after a fire, including the products of combustion
  • Describe the characteristics of fire and smoke spread
  • State the different methods used to identify and control fire hazards
  • Define the term 'means of escape' in relation to fire hazards
  • Outline typical components for means of escape from fire hazards
  • Describe methods of fire detection and raising the alarm
  • Describe the principle of how fires are extinguished
  • Describe how portable fire-fighting equipment should be used safely
  • Identify common fixed fire-fighting systems and where they might be used
  • Outline the duties of employers and employees with respect to fire safety in the workplace
  • Outline how to undertake a simple fire safety inspection in the workplace
  • Describe the stages involved in a fire risk assessment
  • State the role and function of fire wardens in their workplace: on a day-to-day basis, during an emergency and if they are not in their designated areas of responsibility when the alarm is raised
  • Outline the content of a fire safety briefing

Learning Outcomes:

1      Understand the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace
1.1   Explain how fires are caused in the workplace
1.2   Describe the components of the fire triangle.
1.3   Identify the hazards during or after a fire, including the products of combustion.
1.4   Describe the characteristics of fire and smoke spread.
2      Understand how fire risk is controlled in the workplace
2.1   State the different methods used to identify and control fire hazards.
2.2   Define the term ‘means of escape’ in relation to fire hazards.
2.3   Outline typical components for means of escape from fire hazards.
2.4   Describe methods of fire detection and raising the alarm.
2.5   Describe the principle of how fires are extinguished.
2.6   Describe how portable fire-fighting equipment should be used safely.
2.7   Identify common fixed fire-fighting systems and where they might be used.
3      Understand the principles and practice of fire safety management at work
3.1   Outline the duties of employers and employees with respect to fire safety in the workplace.
3.2   Outline how to undertake a simple fire safety inspection in the workplace.
3.3   Describe the stages involved in a fire risk assessment.
4      Understand the role of the nominated fire warden
4.1   State the role and function of fire wardens in their workplace:
On a day-to-day basis
During an emergency
If they are not in their designated areas of responsibility when the alarm is raised.
4.2   Outline the content of a fire safety briefing.

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  • Fire Safety Risk Assessment leaflet
  • First Aid at Work Regulations 1981 HSE document
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  • HSE 5 steps to Risk Assessing link to HSE website
  • HSE guide to PPE
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  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • Link to the HSE website
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