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IQ Level 2 Certificate in Knowledge of Community Fire Safety

 

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Qualification Number 601/2248/1
Title IQ Level 2 Certificate in Knowledge of Community Fire Safety
Category National
Sector Fire Safety | Fire Safety
Operational Start Date 12/12/2013
Operational End Date 30/04/2015
Total Units 8 Min Credit 14
Min Guided Learning Hours Max Guided Learning Hours 14
Min Age From 16 Min Age To 100

Qualification Purpose

About this Qualification

The IQ Level 2 Certificate in Principles of Community Fire Safety is the knowledge component of the Intermediate Apprenticeship in Community Fire Safety and will be included in the framework for the Community (Fire) Safety Advisors.  This qualification is designed to offer an entry level qualification for those wishing to join Fire and Rescue Services or Local Authorities as a Community Safety (Fire) Advisor or other similar roles where a thorough working knowledge of the principles of fire prevention and protection are required.


It is only by completing this qualification and the NVQ certificate qualification (IQ Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Delivering Community Safety Activities) that learners will achieve the full NVQ qualification.

Take this Qualification

If you are interested in taking this qualification and would like to find your nearest IQ centre, please give us a call on 01952 457 452 and a member of our team will be happy to help.

Structure

IQ Level 2 Certificate in Knowledge of Community Fire Safety

Assessment

Assessment for this qualification is by portfolio, internally set and marked and externally quality assured by IQ. It must be in accordance with the Skills for Justice Assessment Strategy for Justice and Community Safety Sector October 2010.

All assessment criteria must be met and mapped and the location of the evidence must be indicated in the achievement record.

This qualification is not graded, successful learners achieve a pass.

All learning outcomes in this qualification must be assessed using methods appropriate to the assessment of knowledge, understanding and competence, these can be assessed by a variety of methods including:

  • Direct observation
  • Expert witness testimony
  • Work products
  • Records
  • Reflective accounts
  • Professional discussion

Learner Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements. However, learners should be able to work at level 2 or above and be proficient in the use of English Language.

Tutor Requirements

All trainers/assessors and internal verifiers delivering this qualification must meet the requirements as per the Skills for Justice Assessment Strategy for Justice and Community Safety Sector October 2010. See Appendix A at the end of this document.

Centre Requirements

Centres must be approved by IQ to deliver this qualification.

Given the nature of the qualification, involving learners visiting the public in their own homes, centres must be able to demonstrate that they have robust procedures in place to minimise risks to, and ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of learners whilst undertaking the Home Safety Checks.

 

 

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