Level 2 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety (RQF)
This qualification is aimed at anyone involved in the management of fire safety who are based in any area
where there is a potential risk of fire.
Learners gaining this qualification will know that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone and will recognise
the causes of fire as well as knowing common hazards, the steps in a fire risk assessment and how to reduce
the likelihood of fires.
The objective of the qualification is predominantly to support a role in the workplace, however may also be
suitable for younger learners preparing for employment or wishing to progress onto further learning in a
How long will it take me to achieve this qualification?
The total qualification time (TQT) for this qualification is 7 hours and of this 6 hours are recommended as
guided learning hours.
TQT is an estimate of the total number of hours it would take an average learner to achieve and demonstrate
the necessary level of attainment to be awarded with a qualification, both under direct supervision (forming
guided learning hours) and without supervision (all other time). TQT and GLH values are advisory and assigned
to a qualification as guidance.
How is the qualification assessed?
This qualification is assessed by a 45-minute multiple-choice examination, where the learners must answer 12
out of 20 questions correctly to pass.
Learners successfully completing this qualification may wish to progress onto further qualifications, such as:
A Level 2 Award in Health and Safety within the Workplace (RQF)
Where can this course be taken?
At our certified tuition centre in Bolton.