Fire Safety Level 2 Training

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Fire Safety Level 2 Training

Course Description

Length of course: 1/2 day
Length of certificate: 1 year

Fire Safety Level 2 training is in accordance with the latest HSE guidelines and comprises of Fire Awareness training and Fire Marshal training together. Training should be taken by anyone required to act as a Fire Marshal without prior Fire Awareness training.

Fire Safety Level 2 training should be taken by anyone required to act as a Fire Marshal and who hasn’t already completed the Fire Awareness training.

We use an audio and visual presentation and training can count towards your CPD. You will be issued with a course certificate after the successful completion of your training.

Delegates attending this course should be 18+ years and be physically and mentally fit to withstand the rigours of training. The content of this course includes awareness of periodic examinations of equipment.

Fire Safety Level 2 training covers the following:

  • calling the fire service
  • conducting a fire drill
  • evacuation
  • fire doors
  • fire equipment
  • fire prevention advice and fire safety legislations
  • good housekeeping
  • investigating a fire alarm
  • regulations
  • risk assessing and precautions
  • smoke alarms
  • the fire triangle
  • the law
  • training requirements
  • using a fire extinguisher

What the HSE say

General fire safety hazards

Fires need three things to start – a source of ignition (heat), a source of fuel (something that burns) and oxygen:

  • sources of fuel include wood, paper, plastic, rubber or foam, loose packaging materials, waste rubbish and furniture
  • sources of ignition include heaters, lighting, naked flames, electrical equipment, smokers’ materials (cigarettes, matches etc), and anything else that can get very hot or cause sparks
  • sources of oxygen include the air around us

What do I have to do?

Employers (and/or building owners or occupiers) must carry out a fire safety risk assessment and keep it up to date. This shares the same approach as health and safety risk assessments and can be carried out either as part of an overall risk assessment or as a separate exercise.

Based on the findings of the assessment, employers need to ensure that adequate and appropriate fire safety measures are in place to minimise the risk of injury or loss of life in the event of a fire.

To help prevent fire in the workplace, your risk assessment should identify what could cause a fire to start, i.e. sources of ignition (heat or sparks) and substances that burn, and the people who may be at risk.

Once you have identified the risks, you can take appropriate action to control them. Consider whether you can avoid them altogether or, if this is not possible, how you can reduce the risks and manage them. Also consider how you will protect people if there is a fire.

  • Always ensure good housekeeping, e.g. avoid build-up of rubbish that could burn
  • Always keep fire exits and escape routes clearly marked
  • Avoid accidental fires, e.g. make sure heaters cannot be knocked over
  • Carry out a fire safety risk assessment
  • Consider how to detect fires and how to warn people quickly if they start, e.g. installing smoke alarms and fire alarms or bells
  • Ensure your workers receive appropriate training on procedures they need to follow, including fire drills
  • Have the correct fire-fighting equipment for putting a fire out quickly
  • Keep sources of ignition and flammable substances apart
  • Review and update your risk assessment regularly

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We only select trainers that have experience in the course subject that they are teaching.


Our training meets all the necessary HSE recommendations where required.


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Who we are

Sherwood Knowledge is an extension to the success of Soteria Asbestos Limited which is a multi-award-winning asbestos consultancy dealing with large clients such as the Police CSI departments, nationwide housing associations, a network of churches and major Blue-chip companies.

Under the demand for us to deliver other types of training, we created a new consultancy to run alongside Soteria Asbestos, called Sherwood Knowledge. Here we have joined with other trusted and highly competent trainers to offer our high standard of training covering subjects such as Asbestos Training, Fire Safety Training, First Aid Training, Health and Safety Training and Business Development Courses such as Lean Six Sigma and Digital Marketing.

Our trainers are available seven days a week and can come to your site or to a venue near you if you don’t have suitable training space.

The Health and Safety training we provide complies with the latest HSE guidelines and is delivered in an enjoyable and jargon-free way.

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