Level 1 Fire Safety Awareness Training

Level 1 Fire Safety Awareness Training

Course Content

Basic fire safety and what to do in the event of an emergency
  • The main causes of fires in the workplace
  • The main costs of fires in the workplace for employers, employees and society
  • Duties and responsibilities in relation to fire safety at work
  • 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
  • Action to be taken in the event of a fire in the workplace, including methods of raising the alarm and contacting the emergency services.
The principles of fire risk control
  • The key elements for effective fire risk management in the workplace
  • How the components of the fire triangle can be used to control fire risks
  • Active and passive fire risk control measures
  • Fire prevention measures that can be taken to minimise fire risks
The basics of practical fire safety
  • Safe operating parameters for the use of portable fire-fighting equipment
  • Simple checks for ensuring that fire safety equipment is serviceable and safe to use.

Level 1 Fire Safety Awareness

The Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness is a qualification aimed at all staff, particularly new starters in any workplace, where a basic understanding of fire safety is required.

Learners gaining this qualification will know that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace with recognition of the contribution they may have to prevent the starting and spread of fires.

Course Length

1/2 day.


1 multiple choice exam.


Successful candidates will receive a Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awarenes


Call 0800 999 4 112