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Level 3 Introductory Certificate in Fire Safety

A nationional qualification suitable for operational personnel who conduct fire safety checks of low risk simple buildings.

This National Qualification is for operational firefighters, crew and watch managers and to assess and report to a fire safety officer on significant fire safety issues following operational incidents, community safety visits or premises visits under the Fire & Rescue Services Act etc.

Simple buildings

This qualification applies to those who conduct fire safety checks or audit simple premises, such as small shops, offices, hotels, residential care homes and industrial units with a simple layout and easy means of escape. Premises which can be easily be assessed using a DCLG Fire Risk Assessment Guide.

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Two courses form this qualification, these are:

  1. Fire Safety Checks: Theorycourse
  2. Fire Safety Checks: Practicalcourse

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National Occupational Standards (NOS)

Level 3 Introductory Certificate in Fire Safety has three NOS: FS1, FS2, FS3

For more details about this qualification see qualifications

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