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HABC Level 1 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety Awareness (RQF)

Key Qualification Facts

As a Training Organisation, The Training and Recruitment House is accredited by TQUK/HABC/FAA/IOSH.  This course leads to certification in the Highfield Qualifications Level 1 Award in the Principles of Fire Safety Awareness.

Qualification number: 603/1564/7
Learning aim reference: 60315647
Credit value: 1
Assessment method: Multiple-choice examination - 15 Questions.  Minimum score required 9/15.
Guided learning hours (GLH): 4
Total qualification time (TQT): 5

Entry Requirements

In order to complete this qualification, learners are required to:
• Be a minimum of 14 years of age.

There are no prerequisites for this qualification, although it is recommended that learners have a minimum of Level 1 in literacy/English or equivalent.

Delivery Options

This Qualification is available as a Classroom or a Blended version.  In the Blended Version you will complete the learning online then attend a classroom assessment.  

How do I book onto the Course?

You can book your place Online or contact us on 02838 39 45 80.

You can also email us at

In a hurry to start today?  Complete the course online.

Course Cost

This course costs £40 inclusive of VAT, assessments, books and materials.  Discounts are available for multiple and group bookings.

Learning Outcomes

1. Understand the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace
1.1 Identify the components of the fire triangle
1.2 Identify the main causes of fires in the workplace
1.3 Identify ways to reduce the likelihood of a fire
1.4 Outline the main costs of fires in the workplace
1.5 Outline the duties for the following in relation to fire safety:
• Employer
• Employee
• Fire warden
1.6 Identify structural features of means of escape and how to ensure that they are maintained and available
2. Understand how fire risk is controlled in the workplace
2.1 Identify actions to take in the event of a fire and upon hearing a fire alarm
2.2 Identify the types of fire-fighting equipment and their uses
2.3 Outline ways to ensure fire safety equipment is available for use