Overview

The QA Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness (QCF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for those who want to increase their awareness of fire safety in the workplace.

Candidates will learn basic fire safety principles in order to ensure they are keeping themselves and others in the workplace safe at all times. They will also learn what to do in the event of an emergency and the simple measures that can be taken to control the risk of fires.

With subjects covered in just half a day, this course is an ideal way to ensure that all employees/volunteers have a good understanding of fire safety.

Learning Outcomes:

  • What causes fires in the workplace
  • The costs of fires in the workplace for employers, employees, volunteers and society
  • Basic fire safety duties and responsibilities
  • Actions to be taken in the event of a fire
  • Safe use of a portable fire-fighting equipment
  • Fire safety equipment checks
  • The principles of fire risk control:
    – Key elements for effective fire risk management
    – Active and passive risk control measures
    – Fire prevention measures

Assessment:

Candidates are assessed by a 30 question multiple choice exam with a maximum time allowance of one hour.

Certification:

On successful completion of the course, candidates will achieve a Level 1 Award in Fire Safety Awareness. Certificates are usually posted within 20 days from completion of the exam.

Cost:

£40 per person for OCVA Members
£50 per person from a charitable organisation who are not OCVA members
£65 per person from a non-charitable organisation

Pre-requisites:

There are no entry requirements for this course, but you will need to be able to read and understand as well as write English.

Date:

Monday 25th September 2017

Time:

Arrival from 9.55am for tea, coffee and networking for a 10am start. The course will aim to finish by 1pm.

Venue:

OCVA
Oxford Office Furniture Training Suite
The Old Court House
Floyds Row
St Aldates
Oxford
OX1 1SS

There is no parking available, although we maybe able to assist those with disabilities. Please contact us to enquire if you have a disability. Our venue is serviced with good transport links, if you are driving you may wish to take advantage of the Park and Ride services located at Redbridge, Pear Tree or Oxford Thornhill. Alternatively you can park in one of the City Centre car parks such as Gloucester Green, Oxpens, Oxford Train Station or Worcester Street.

Enquiries contact:

Charlotte
Telephone:  01865 251946
Email: training@ocva.org.uk

When contacting us please state the name of the course your correspondence is in relation to.

Registration:

Please note there are two steps to this process and both steps of the process will need to be completed to secure your place.

Step 1: Please register your details with us on the form:

Please note that registration without payment does not constitute a booking. Both are required, and we do check. (Thanks!)

Step 2: Make payment within 2 working days of registering.

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