Having a nominated Fire Warden at work is an important part of fire safety.
The Fire Warden works together with the employer to ensure that fire safety measures and evacuation procedures are in place and that they are effective in the event of an emergency.
This training course will provide the necessary training requirements to be a qualified Fire Warden. It will teach you about the legal duties, provide an understanding of fire, familiarise you with fire hazards and fire safety requirements, and details what your emergency evacuation procedures should involve.
The information in the course will assist you in taking responsibility for fire safety in your workplace and protect everyone’s well-being.
This Fire Safety training course is suitable for anyone who will be taking on the role of Fire Warden in the workplace. Anyone at any level can take the training with no previous knowledge required – it will cover both the basics and specifics of fire safety.
The qualification is available to candidates aged 14 or over but a candidates cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16.
It is recommended that candidate should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or equivalent to undertake this qualification.
It may be possible to allocate a reasonable adjustment to candidates who has a disability, medical condition or learning need; learners should contact us to discuss.
The qualification is assessed by a written assessment.
Candidate must successfully pass the written assessment to achieve the qualification. There is no grading of the assessment; candidate pass or are referred.
Candidate will complete a written assessment paper containing 20 open and multiple choice questions needing to achieve a minimum of 15 out of 20 to pass. The duration of the assessment is 30 minutes.
On completion candidates will be awarded a Fire Safety Level 2 RQF/LEVEL 6 SCQF certificate by First Aid Awards (FAA) who are regulated by Ofqual and SQA Accreditation. Our qualifications sit on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) and Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF).