HABC Level 2 Award in Fire Safety

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About the HABC Level 2 Award in Fire Safety

The HABC Level 2 Award in Fire Safety allows candidates to develop their basic fire safety awareness. It is particularly useful for employees who are to have a designated responsibility for workplace fire safety, for example as fire wardens or fire marshals, and provides the knowledge that will allow them to carry out duties to fire safety and emergency procedures.

Those gaining this qualification will know that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace and will recognise the causes of fire as well as knowing common hazards, the steps in a fire risk assessment and how to reduce the likelihood of fires.

Who is this Course For?

The Level 2 Award in Fire Safety 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 any area where there is a potential risk of fire.

Learners gaining this qualification will understand that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace and will recognise the consequences of fire.

What Does This Course Cover?

The course will cover

  • Background to fire safety legislation
  • The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • An introduction to fire risk assessments
  • Action to be taken on discovering a fire
  • Action to be taken on hearing a fire alarm
  • The means for giving warning of fire
  • The means for fighting fire
  • Fire prevention
  • Fire protection
  • Arson control
  • General first safety awareness

Learning Outcomes

  • Define the following key terms:
    • hazard
    • risk
    • means of escape
  • Identify the common causes of fires in the workplace
  • Describe how the components of the fire triangle affect a fire
  • Identify hazards during or after a fire, including the products of combustion
  • Describe how fire can spread
  • Outline the steps within a fire risk assessment
  • Describe ways to reduce the likelihood of a fire and improve safety within the workplace
  • Identify the elements of a means of escape
  • Identify methods of detection and raising the alarm
  • Identify types and uses of fire-fighting equipment
  • Outline the duties of employers and employees in fire safety in the workplace
  • Identify the role of fire wardens in their workplace:
    • On a day-to-day basis
    • During an emergency
    • If they are away from their designated area of responsibility when the alarm is raised

How is this Course Assessed?

This qualification is externally set and assessed by a 20-question multiple-choice examination that must be completed within 45 minutes. Successful learners will have to demonstrate knowledge across the unit content and correctly answer 12 questions or more to achieve a pass.

Course length

The HABC Level 2 Award in Fire Safety is a one day course.

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This course can be delivered exclusively for your organisation, in any location or virtually through Microsoft Teams or Zoom. Read more on our in-house training services.

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