This qualification is intended to address the identified requirements for the development of behaviours, knowledge, and skills in relation to the inspection of fire doors.
The conducting of the inspection of fire doors aims to achieve compliance with statutory requirements, and to aid the safety measures that are required to ensure the safety of people within the premises, and to protect property.
This qualification addresses the behaviours, knowledge, and skills that have been identified by industry as important to develop individuals to be able to inspect fire doors in an effective manner.
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The following table provides an overview of the important information relating to the delivery of this qualification in Scotland.
|Qualification Title||FireQual Award in Fundamentals of Fire Door Inspection at SCQF Level 6|
|Qualification Reference Number||R797 04|
|Date for First Registrations||11 January 2023|
|Last Date for Registrations||31st December 2025|
|Notional Time (hours)||20|
|Guided Learning (hours)||7|
|Direct Learning (hours)||4|
|Assessment Time (hours)||9|
|Age Ranges||16-18, 19+|
|Assessment Type||e-Assessment and Portfolio of evidence|
|Registration Fee||£25.00 + VAT|
|Candidate Entry Requirements||
There are no pre-requisite entry requirements for registration and completion of this qualification.
However, candidates should be proficient in core skills literacy, numeracy, and communication.
Candidates must have access to the relevant environment, tools and materials to allow them to successfully complete the assessments as detailed later in this document.
|Delivery Staff Requirements||
Those wishing to deliver, assess or quality assure the qualification should hold sufficient knowledge of the subject matters covered within the qualification and demonstrate that they have undertaken continuous professional development to ensure their knowledge is kept up to date.
Sufficient knowledge should be demonstrated by individuals having been in a position to inspect fire doors for a minimum of two years.
Although not mandatory, it is good practice that those that wish to assess, or quality assure the qualification hold or are working towards the relevant qualifications.