The Highfield Level 1 International Award in Fire Safety is a qualification developed by Highfield, the Middle East’s leading supplier of compliance-based qualifications.
Learners gaining this qualification will know that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace and will recognise their contribution in the prevention of fires and fire spread.
On completion of this qualification, learners may progress onto Highfield Level 2 International Award in Fire Safety or, Highfield Level 2 Award in Principles of Fire Safety (RQF).
Learners will sit a 30-minute multiple-choice examination containing 15 questions and must achieve at least 9 (60%) correct answers to be awarded a Pass. Learners achieving 12 (80%) or more correct answers will be awarded a Distinction.
What Will You Learn?
- 1. Understand basic fire safety in the workplace
- 2. Understand the principles of prevention and control of fire in the workplace
- 3. Understand actions to be taken in the event of a fire
1. Understand basic fire safety in the workplace
1.1 Identify the elements of the fire triangle00:00
1.2 List the main causes of fires in the workplace00:00
1.3 Outline the main costs of fires in the workplace for employers and employees00:00
1.4 Outline the duties and responsibilities of employees in fire safety00:00
1.5 Outline the duties and responsibilities of employers in fire safety00:00
1.6 Outline the duties and responsibilities of fire wardens in fire safety00:00
2. Understand the principles of prevention and control of fire in the workplace
2.1 Identify fire prevention measures that can be taken to minimise fire risks00:00
2.2 Outline fire risk control measures00:00
2.3 Identify different types of portable fire- fighting equipment and when they should be used00:00
2.4 Outline simple checks for ensuring that fire safety equipment is safe to use00:00
3. Understand actions to be taken in the event of a fire
3.1 State the actions to take in case of a fire in the workplace00:00
3.2 State was to contact the emergency services in the event of a fire in the workplace00:00