HABC Level 2 Award in Principles of Fire Safety

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This HABC Level 2 Award in Principles of Fire Safety is designed to help organisations meet their duties under current fire safety legislation, and to protect both people and premises from the dangers of fire. It provides essential knowledge about fire safety and helps candidates to understand how to prevent fires from starting, as well as what actions to take if a fire does break out.

Each year, people die or are seriously injured as a result of fire in the workplace. Fire can cost businesses vast amounts of money, sometimes causing them to close permanently. It is vital for businesses to ensure that their premises meet fire safety regulations, while ensuring all employees and visitors know what action to take in the event of fire.


  • 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.


Qualification number: 603/1614/7
Credit value: 1
Assessment method: Multiple-choice examination
Guided learning hours (GLH): 6
Total qualification time (TQT): 7

Assessment Method: Multiple Choice Examination

  • One Day

  • Cosaint Training / On-Site

  • Each trainee will receive a certificate of attendance on completion. This course is CITB approved for grant aid to levy payers.

  • Tea, coffee & refreshments provided.

  • Contact us for upcoming course dates.


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