FSA Award in Fire Safety (Fire Marshal)

About The Course

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/ Marshal. 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.

Syllabus

• How fires are caused • Understanding fire • Components of the fire triangle • Fire hazards • Fire and smoke spread • Controlling the hazards • Means of escape • Fire detection and raising the alarm • Fire signage • Principles of extinguishing fire • Safe use of equipment • Firefighting systems • Duties of employers • Duties of employees • Fire safety inspection • Fire risk assessment • Role of the fire warden • Fire safety briefing • Fire safety training

Entry Requirements

The qualification is available to learners aged 14 or over but a learner cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16. It is recommended that learners should have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy or equivalent to undertake this qualification

Ratio

The class ratio for this qualification is a maximum of 16 learners to 1 Trainer/Assessor.

Location

on site or at our training centre
Training Centre Address
Unit 11 Old Forge Trading Estate
Dudley Road
Lye
DY9 8EL