Qualification Specification

Highfield Level 2 International Award in Fire Safety

An Overview

A brief about this Qualification

This qualification is for those who are responsible for fire safety in the workplace. This includes managers, supervisors, team leaders, fire wardens (marshals) and staff working in any area where there is a risk of fire.
The participants will familiarize with the fact that fire safety is everyone' responsibility and that what can be the consequences of fire.

As recommended by highfield international

Delivery and Assessment Ratios

For effective delivery and assessment of this Qualification, it is recommended that a ratio of 1 qualified tutor to a maximum of 20 learners in any one instance is not exceeded.

The time it takes to deliver it effectively


It is recommended to deliver this Qualification over 1 day (7 hours); however, this may be adjusted in accordance with learners’ needs.

The ways to evaluate the effectiveness of the training delivered

Assessment Method and Passing Criteria

End of course multiple-choice questions (MCQs) Examination

A total of 30 questions that must be completed within 1 hour .

18 correct answers (60%) needed to pass this qualification

21 correct answers (70%) or above will achieve a Merit and those who achieve a pass of 24 (80%) correct answers will be awarded a distinction

Frequently Asked Questions

The learners should have the necessary standards of the language in which the course is being delivered.

Suitable subject area qualifications include:
• Highfield level 3 or 4 Health and Safety qualification or equivalent.
• A recognized level 3 or 4 Fire Safety qualification together with relevant work experience in the subject area; and
• Any other qualification and/or experience deemed appropriate by Highfield.

Suitable teaching qualifications include:
• Highfield Level 3 International Award in Delivering Training (IADT);
• Highfield Level 3 or 4 Award in Education and Training or equivalent;
• Level 3 or 4 NVQ in Training and/or Development;
• Professional Trainer’ Certificate;
• Proof of at least 30 hours of training in any subject; and
• Any other qualification and/or experience deemed appropriate by Highfield.

Each learner’s identification is checked before they can sit the examination/assessment. Following are acceptable  as proof of a learner’ Identity:
• National identity card e.g. Emirates ID card
• Valid passport
• Driving licence
• Another photographic ID card, e.g. employee ID card (must be the current employer), student ID card, travel card etc.

Progression and further learning routes include:
• Highfield Level 3 Award in Risk Assessment (RQF), and
• Highfield Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace (RQF).

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