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FAA Level 1 (RQF) Fire Safety Awareness

This course will be delivered by Group Training
Amplio Training FAA Level 1 (RQF) Fire Safety Awareness course.You will, no doubt, be well aware of the potentially devastating effects of fires in the workplace in terms of lives lost, injuries, damage to property and the environment, and to the business continuity. You may also be aware that it is believed that most fires are preventable.
The importance of fire safety in the workplace is underpinned by health and safety legislation that places a duty on employers to establish policies and procedures and ensure their employees receive appropriate training.

This course is designed for all employees as an introduction to fire awareness and is an excellent ingredient in the induction programme of new employees.
It deals with how fires can occur and what to do in the event of a fire.
The qualification also provides a foundation for those employees who want to develop their basic fire safety awareness in order to assist their employer by undertaking more specific fire safety roles in the workplace to manage fire risk (e.g. as fire wardens/marshals/stewards etc). Successful candidates will be awarded a national level 1 qualification (Level 4 in Scotland).

Content

Subjects covered include:

  • The common causes of fires
  • The behaviour of fires
  • Legislation (brief) and responsibilities
  • Fire prevention
  • What to do if a fire breaks out
  • How to use fire extinguishers
  • Emergency evacuation procedures

Duration

A minimum of 4 contact hours in the classroom.

Numbers

A maximum of 16 students are allowed and must be a minimum of 14 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment. A student cannot assume a responsibility in the workplace until they reach the age of 16, and then it is the employer’s responsibility to ensure that the student is suitable for that role. The certificate will expire as dated on the certificate, irrespective of age.

Assessment & Certification

A Level 1 national qualification, (Level 4 in Scotland), will be issued to the learner, subject to successfully completing the test paper.

No dates have currently been scheduled for this course.
Please contact us with a view to tailoring a course to your needs either at our training centre or an in house course at your premises subject to us assessing the suitability of your premises.
Individual Learning

These courses can be set at your own pace with tutor support. The learner is required to undertake self-learning compromising of a series of modules and assessment within a time framework e.g. 3 weeks.
The trainer will have contact with the learners on a regular basis (email/phone/webchat) to allow monitoring of their learning and to offer guidance and ultimately when they are ready for the assessment.
The assessment is by professional discussion and where relevant practical demonstration; this will be recorded with video evidence
Learners will receive detailed information about the qualification and course including what is required of them plus PowerPoint slides, videos, websites and manuals/ebooks. Contact us.

Distance Learning
Set Timetable

These courses are scheduled as set in scheduled courses or arranged to meet the needs and timing for the organisation. Contact us.
The schedule will be set within the time required for the specific course e.g. 0900 - 1500 and delivered through webinar however learners must be prepared to arrange with the Trainer individual assessment time that can take up to an hour.
The assessment is by professional discussion and, where relevant, practical demonstration; this will be recorded with video evidence.
Prior to the course learners will receive detailed information about the qualification and course including what is required of them plus PowerPoint slides, videos, websites and manuals/ebooks.

FAA has an FAA Reasonable Adjustment Policy but due to the level of unsupervised learning, a learner will need the literacy skills to be able to read and self-learn the manual, PowerPoint presentation and any other resources.

Group Training - face to face

Social Distancing

In our Group Training COVID-19 safety guidance is strictly adhered to at all times whether training is at our own venue or delivered at your premises.
Learners are required to follow any safety precautions in place

Any courses not scheduled can be arranged on request by contacting us.
Our programs are professional and adaptable to meet the needs of the individual and training groups as a whole and maximise learner potential.
We endeavour to ensure our training sessions are innovative and interactive, using a variety of training tools and realistic scenarios to encourage discussion and learning.

Blended Learning

To minimise the time spent in classroom First Aid and Moving and Assisting People courses can be delivered through blended learning; Group Training and Distance Learning.
We can provide the venue or come to you in line with COVID-19 Safety Guidance.

Further Information

Training can be booked on evening or weekends if required. We can spread the course over a number of sessions to suit your needs.

For more information or for group discounts, multi-course bundles and non-scheduled dates and times simply complete the quick enquiry form or telephone on
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