CIEH Level 1 Fire Safety Awareness

Course Information

This qualification will benefit anyone in a work environment as it provides candidates with an understanding of the key principles of fire safety. It includes measures to prevent fires occurring and the actions to be taken in the event a fire breaks out.

Course Objectives, Aims and Learning outcomes

Learning outcomes:

  • The Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness is designed to help employees recognise fire safety issues in the workplace, and understand how to react when the fire alarm sounds.

Aims & Objectives: At the end of the course delegates will be able to;

  • Recognise Fire Safety Issues in the workplace Undersatnd the risks and consequences of Fire Understand about evacuation procedures

Course Outline

The qualification covers;

  • Main causes and effects of fires in the workplace
  • Duties and responsibilities (of employers, employees and fire wardens)
  • Procedures in the event of a fire
  • Actions to be taken in the event of a fire
  • Fire prevention measures
  • Fire risk management, including risk assessment
  • The fire triangle
  • Fire risk control measures (active and passive)
  • Reporting fire safety issues
  • Portable fire-fighting equipment
  • Simple checks of portable fire-fighting equipment

Mode of Delivery

  • Presentation
  • Group work
  • Multiple choice Exam

Benefits Perceived by Participants

  • Ofqual accredited

Intended for

  • All employees
  • Those with no specific fire-safety role
  • Those undertaking induction training
  • Those who intend to move on to further fire-safety training
  • Pre-course Requirements

    • None Course


    • Half day (3hours)

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