Cieh training courses

CIEH Level 2 Award in Fire Safety Principles

The Level 2 Award in Fire Safety Principles allows candidates to develop their basic fire safety awareness. It is particularly useful for employees who have a designated responsibility for workplace fire safety, For example fire wardens or fire marshals. They will be provided with the knowledge that will allow them to carry out duties relating to fire safety and emergency procedures.

Designed for…

employees who hope to develop their basic fire safety awareness, in order to assist their employer by undertaking more specific fire safety roles in the workplace to manage fire risk (e.g. as fire wardens/marshals/stewards etc.)

Qualification information

Course duration:
One-day course
Assessment method:
Multiple-choice examination
Ofqual accredited:
Yes
Ofqual reference:
501/0340/4
Prerequisite:
None, although basic fire safety awareness to Level 1 standard is recommended
Suggested Progression:
CIEH Level 3 Award in Fire Safety Risk Assessment and Control

Course Content

This qualification covers the following topics:

  • Causes of fire in the workplace
  • Fire hazards
  • Characteristics of fire and smoke spread
  • Fire control methods
  • Means of escape
  • Fire detection and raising the alarm
  • Extinguishing fires
  • Fixed fire-fighting systems
  • The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Legal duties and penalties
  • Fire Risk Assessment
  • Fire Safety Inspections
  • Role of the Fire Warden
  • Induction briefings

CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Designed to ensure that all employees are aware of their own safety and the safety of customers, contractors and the public. This qualification can be tailored individual needs, to make the learning experience relevant and fit for purpose.

Who needs this qualification?

Anyone in a work environment.

Why is this training important?

Employers are responsible for providing safe and healthy workplace conditions as well as the right systems and methods for safe activities. Nevertheless employees also have a vital part to play. They need the right knowledge and the right attitude which demands proper training in the basics of Health and Safety, as well as specific training for individual tasks.

Qualification information

Course duration:
One-day course
Assessment method:
Multiple-choice examination
Ofqual accredited:
Yes
Ofqual reference:
100/5914/3
Prerequisite:
None
Suggested Progression:
CIEH Level 3 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Course Content

This qualification covers the following topics:

  • Understanding the principles of Health and Safety and accident prevention
  • Ability to contribute to any Health and Safety Management System
  • Understand the importance of Risk Assessment as a technique for accident and ill health prevention
  • Understand the responsibilities placed on employers and employees
  • Understand the hazard, risk and main causes of harm to workers (manual handling, hazardous substances, exposure to noise and vibration)
  • Understand the importance of following systems, procedures and rules
  • Understand how individual action can reduce risks to Health and Safety

CIEH Level 2 Award in Manual Handling – Principles and Practice

This qualification, aimed at those who carry out manual handling at work, provides essential information about manual handling hazards and their control.
To give you maximum flexibility, it can be delivered as a half-day programme for learners who only wish to gain the CIEH Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling. Those who need to learn about practical manual handling techniques should stay on for a further half-day training session and assessment to gain the full CIEH Level 2 Award in Manual Handling – Principles and Practice.

Who needs this qualification?

Under the Manual Handling Operations Regulations 1992, employers are required to take appropriate steps to reduce the risk of injury to employees, this includes suitable training. The CIEH Level 2 Award in Manual Handling – Principles and Practice combines both the theoretical and hands-on elements of the subject. This teaches techniques on lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling objects safely, within their individual capabilities.

Qualification information

Course duration:
Half-day programme (Principles) One-day programme including practical session (Principles & Practice)
Assessment method:
Multiple choice examination (Principles) Multiple choice examination and practical assessment (Principles & Practice)
Ofqual accredited:
Yes – Principles and Practice only
Ofqual reference:
500/5516/1
Prerequisite:
None

Course Content

This qualification covers the following topics:

  • Identify and understand the risks associated with manual handling
  • Learn the value of risk assessment and how to apply it
  • Make recommendations to manage risks
  • Apply the principles of safer handling to a range of everyday manual handling tasks

CIEH Level 2 Award in the Principles of COSHH

This qualification complements the CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace, by introducing candidates to the risks in substances and the controls available.

Who needs this qualification?

Designed for those responsible for the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) at work, as well as employees who use hazardous substances in manufacturing, cleaning, healthcare, transport, utilities and offices.

Why is this training important?

This qualification will prepare employees to contribute to the safer use of hazardous substances in co-operation with their managers and supervisors.

Qualification information

Course duration:
Half-day programme
Assessment method:
Multiple choice examination
Ofqual accredited:
No
Ofqual reference:
500/3518/6
Prerequisite:
CIEH Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

Course Content

This qualification covers the following topics:

  • Identify the hazards associated with those substances
  • Identify the risks and controls available to deal with the substances
  • Identify what to expect from a COSHH assessment

CIEH Level 2 Award in Fire Safety Principles

The Level 2 Award in Fire Safety Principles allows candidates to develop their basic fire safety awareness. It is particularly useful for employees who have a designated responsibility for workplace fire safety, For example fire wardens or fire marshals. They will be provided with the knowledge that will allow them to carry out duties relating to fire safety and emergency procedures.

Designed for…

employees who hope to develop their basic fire safety awareness, in order to assist their employer by undertaking more specific fire safety roles in the workplace to manage fire risk (e.g. as fire wardens/marshals/stewards etc.)

Qualification information

Course duration:
One-day course
Assessment method:
Multiple-choice examination
Ofqual accredited:
Yes
Ofqual reference:
501/0340/4
Prerequisite:
None, although basic fire safety awareness to Level 1 standard is recommended
Suggested Progression:
CIEH Level 3 Award in Fire Safety Risk Assessment and Control

Course Content

This qualification covers the following topics:

  • Causes of fire in the workplace
  • Fire hazards
  • Characteristics of fire and smoke spread
  • Fire control methods
  • Means of escape
  • Fire detection and raising the alarm
  • Extinguishing fires
  • Fixed fire-fighting systems
  • The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Legal duties and penalties
  • Fire Risk Assessment
  • Fire Safety Inspections
  • Role of the Fire Warden
  • Induction briefings