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​Highfield Level 2 International Award in Fire Safety


About Course

This qualification is aimed at all staff, particularly new starters, in any workplace here a basic understanding of fire safety is required.

Learners gaining this qualification will know that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace and will recognise their contribution in the prevention of fires and fire spread.

Qualification Awarding Body

  • Highfield Qualifications - UK

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum Standard English

Course Duration

  • 7 Hours​

Course Fees

  • INR 6000 / GBP 60 / USD 75

​Modes of Study

  • Online

  • Classroom

  • In-House

  • Blended

Mode of Exam

  • Online

Guidance on Assessment

  • ​Assessment Method : Multiple Choice Question [MCQ]

  • No. of Questions : 30

  • Pass mark : 18/30 (60%)

  • Distinction : 24/30 (80%)

  • Exam Duration : 60 Minutes

​Course Content
Understand basic fire safety in the workplace

  • Identify the elements of the fire triangle

  • List the main causes of fires in the workplace 

  • Outline the main costs of fires in the workplace for employers and employees 

  • Outline the duties and responsibilities of employees in fire safety

  • Outline the duties and responsibilities of employers in fire safety

  • Outline the duties and responsibilities of fire wardens in fire safety

Understand the principles of prevention and control of fire in the workplace​

  • Identify fire prevention measures that can be taken to minimise fire risks

  • Outline fire risk control measures

  • Identify different types of portable fire fighting equipment and when they should be used

  • Outline simple checks for ensuring that fire safety equipment is safe to use

Understand actions to be taken in the event of a fire

  • State the actions to take in case of a fire in the workplace 

  • State ways to contact the emergency services in the event of a fire in the workplace


  • The exam is conducted via Highfield E-assessment and is remotely invigilated online at your home or your workplace.​​

Exam Requirements

  • Photographic ID [ Passport / Driving Licence / National ID ]

  • PC/Laptop - PC or Laptop running Windows 7 or higher, or a Mac running iOS X or higher

  • Webcam

  • Smartphone running Android 4.1 or IOS 8.0 with camera / video functionality.

  • Good internet connection

  • Personal email address


  • Successful candidates receive a certificate from the Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance.

Qualification Documents

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