habc-level-2-international-award-in-fire-safety

Course Outlines

The HABC Level 2 Award in Fire Safety Training Course has been developed to be suitable for anyone involved in the management of fire safety in a workplace.This includes managers, supervisors, team leaders, fire wardens (marshals) and staff working in any area where there is a potential risk of fire.
 
Who Should Attend?

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

Course Duration

To complete this qualification, learners should expect to undertake 6 hours of guided learning.

Course Content

These include hazards and risks, the control of fire risk, principles and practice of fire safety management at work and the role of the nominated fire warden.
  • Understanding the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace.
    • How fires are caused in the workplace.
    • The three components of the fire triangle.
    • Hazards during or after a fire.
    • Characteristics of fire and smoke spread.
  • Understanding how fire risk is controlled in the workplace.
    • Identifying and controlling fire hazards.
    • Using and maintaining effective means of escape.
    • Fire detection and raising the alarm.
    • How fires are extinguished.
    • How portablefire-fighting equipment should be used safely.
    • Common fixed fire-fighting systems.
  • Understanding the principles and practice of fire safety management.
    • Duties of employers and employees.
    • Undertake a simple fire safety inspection in the workplace.
    • Fire risk assessment.
  • Understand the role of the nominated fire warden.
    • Role and function of fire wardens in their workplace.
    • The contents of a fire safety briefing.


Assessment


This qualification is assessed by amultiple-choice examination.
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