This Level 1 Regulated Course teaches you all about the Principles of Fire Safety and aids you in preventing fires.
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TQUK Level 1 Award in Principles of Fire Safety Awareness (RQF) at a glance

  • 3-year nationally recognised certificate
  • 1 hour and 18 minutes of engaging video training
  • Video access for 8 months
  • Printable wall certificate
  • CPD time credit conformation
  • Includes manual & other downloads
  • Free weekly video refresher
  • Evidence Based Training certificate
£49.95 + VAT
Group Rates also available

This regulated qualification aimed at all staff, particularly new starters in any workplace, where a basic understanding of fire safety is required.

Those gaining this qualification will know that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace with recognition of the contribution they may have in preventing the start and spread of fires.

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.

This level 1 qualification is aimed at anyone who requires a course in fire safety. The qualification is designed to meet and comply with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. It covers regulations, the fire triangle, evacuation, fire equipment, good housekeeping, the law, training requirements, calling the fire service, fire doors, smoke alarms, risk assessing and precautions. We also offer a Level 2 qualification that training for Fire Wardens and Fire Marshals.

This qualification is ideal to give all members of staff basic fire training to increase awareness and cooperation in the event of a fire in the workplace. Awareness will reduce the risk of fires actually breaking out and therefore save lives.

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

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

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 1 Award in Principles of Fire Safety Awareness (RQF)
QAN: 601/3022/2
Level: 1
Credit Value: 1
TQT: 4
The Register of Regulated Qualifications
Funding Information
TQUK Qualification Specification
  • Induction training
  • Refresher fire training
  • Any staff member
  • Self-employed

This course comes with 4.0 hours of CPD, although the time to complete the course online may be less than this. Total course time includes 1 hour and 18 minutes of video training as well as knowledge reviews, final test, remedial help and reviewing downloaded material.

The content of this and all our courses has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and come with a Certified CPD Statement as well as a ProTrainings Certificate and for online courses an Evidence Based Learning statement.

  • The Importance of Fire Safety
    • The Law
    • The Problem and How you Get Harmed
  • Causes, Prevention, Training and Alarms
    • The Fire Triangle
    • Sources of Ignition
    • Active and Passive Fire Spread
    • Arson
    • Aerosols
    • Fire Prevention
    • Good House Keeping
    • Training and Staff Awareness
    • Dangers of Smoke
    • Types of Fire Alarm
  • Emergency Equipment and Response Actions
    • Fire Equipment
    • Calling the Fire Service
    • Fire Extinguishers
    • Breakdown of a fire extinguisher
    • Fire Hoses
    • Fire Alarm Systems
    • Evacuating in an Emergency
    • Fire Doors
    • Fire Blankets
    • Fire Warden Kits
    • Appropriate CLothing
    • Smoke Alarms in the Home
    • Fire Proofing the Home
    • Fireworks
    • Risk Assessment and Hazards
    • Formal Risk Assessment

Learning Outcomes 

1     Understand basic fire safety and what to do in the event of an emergency
1.1  State the main causes of fires in the workplace.
1.2  Outline the main costs of fires in the workplace for employers, employees and society.
1.3  State their own duties and responsibilities in relation to fire safety at work.
1.4  State the duties and responsibilities of fire wardens and other people who may be required to take action as part of fire risk controls or during an emergency.
1.5  Describe the action to be taken in the event of a fire in the workplace, including methods of raising the alarm and contacting the emergency services.
2     Understand the principles of fire risk control
2.1  List the key elements for effective fire risk management in the workplace.
2.2  Outline how the components of the fire triangle can be used to control fire risks.
2.3  List active and passive fire risk control measures.
2.4  Outline fire prevention measures that can be taken to minimise fire risks.
3     Understand the basics of practical fire safety
3.1  State the safe operating parameters for the use of portable fire-fighting equipment.
3.2  Outline simple checks for ensuring that fire safety equipment is serviceable and safe to use.

  • Fire Safety Student Manual V8.0
  • Coronavirus COVID 19 Pre-Screen Student Evaluation Form
  • Coronavirus (COVID-19) link to the NHS website
  • Find a classroom course locally
  • Find out what other courses are available as video online, blended and classroom courses nationally on our course finder
  • Fire Safety Risk Assessment leaflet
  • First Aid at Work Regulations 1981 HSE document
  • Free student first aid program leaflet
  • HSE 5 steps to Risk Assessing link to HSE website
  • HSE guide to PPE
  • HSE guide to safety signs in the workplace
  • Home Emergency Contact Sheet
  • Link to the HSE website
  • ProForm 80 ProTrainings Level 1 Fire Safety Awareness Theoretical Assessment (You need to complete one of these for each course and upload it to the class)
  • RIDDOR link to the HSE guide
  • Sign up for free Student First Aid - use code SCH-376-61-571
  • Step by Step Guide to COSHH HSE Guide - Link to HSE website
  • TQUK RegForm 80 Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness (RQF) Theoretical Assessment (open response, not a final test (Each learner to complete this assessment by the end of the course and paperwork uploaded and kept in centre)
  • The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Visit the First Aid Show free for first aid and medical videos
  • Workplace Accident Book
  • Workplace Emergency Contact Sheet
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Do I receive a certificate after completing your online training?

Yes, when you complete the online course you will be able to download and print a compliant completion certificate, evidenced-based learning statement to confirm course content and a certified CPD statement. There is no extra charge for the certificate.  You can also buy a printed certificate to be posted to you for a small extra fee.

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