FireQual Award in Fire Risk Assessments in Low-Risk Premises at SCQF Level 5

FireQual Award in Fire Risk Assessments in Low-Risk Premises at SCQF Level 5

What level is this qualification and who is the regulator?

The FireQual Award in Fire Risk Assessment in Low-Risk Premises has been accredited by SQA at SCQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework) Level 5.

This qualification is also available at RQF/Ofqual Level 2 (equivalent to SCQF/SQA Level 5)

Please note that the only major difference between the qualifications available is the regulator. Both qualifications available are recognised across the UK.

Who is this qualification suitable for?

  • Fire Risk Assessors conducting (or intending to conduct) low-risk assessment work looking to demonstrate their knowledge and gain a regulated qualification.
  • Fire safety professionals looking to specifically identify issues with low-risk Fire Risk Assessments undertaken.
  • New entrants to the market.

Qualification Details

This qualification looks at the knowledge and application to perform low-risk Fire Risk Assessments. Once qualified, you will have evidence that you:

  • Understand applicable fire safety legislation.
  • Have appropriate knowledge to prepare for a visit to conduct a low-risk Fire Risk Assessment work.
  • Have appropriate knowledge to conduct low-risk Fire Risk Assessment work.

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisite entry requirements for this qualification.

How do I achieve this qualification?

Please contact a FireQual Approved Training Centre that provides this qualification. They will be able to advise all details required to achieve this qualification (including the cost and length of training).

Some training providers may permit you to take the assessment without the associated training. Please contact the training provider directly to enquire about this.

If you require any assistance in finding appropriate information, please contact the FireQual office via or call 01608 656130 (Please note all phone calls are recorded for customer service purposes).

Progression Routes

Once achieved, this qualification may be used as evidence of suitable knowledge when undergoing audit for relevant Third-Party Certification (e.g. BAFE SP205 for low-risk work).

Candidates who complete this qualification could progress to other higher-level Fire Risk Assessment qualifications provided by FireQual to further develop their knowledge of the subject of Fire Risk Assessment.

  • FireQual Award in Fire Risk Assessments in Medium-Risk Premises at SCQF Level 6 

  • FireQual Award in Fire Risk Assessment in High-Risk Premises at SCQF Level 7 

  • FireQual Certificate in Fire Risk Assessment in High-Risk Premises and Supporting the Development of Others at SCQF Level 7 

Further information

A Qualification Specification is available for download. This document outlines the qualification details as required by the regulator and may be useful for prospective learners/training providers delivering this qualification.