SFJ Awards Level 2 Certificate in Fire and Rescue Services in the Community



These qualifications are aimed at learners interested in the work of the fire and rescue services. They provide an opportunity for young people to gain an insight into the work of the fire and rescue services, and progress to further vocational qualifications for the public services. 

SFJ Awards Level 3 Introductory Certificate in Fire Safety (Fire Auditors) 

The main objective of this qualification is to provide support for a range of individuals who work or intend to work in fire safety. It is aimed at those who are new to fire safety and also existing staff in fire and rescue services. This can include operational crew managers and firefighters who are required to identify and report on significant fire safety issues they see as a result of community safety visits or when attending incidents. 

Note, the SFJ Awards Level 3 Introductory Certificate in Fire Safety (Fire Auditors) is a foundation course based on existing units taken from the SFJ Awards Level 3 Certificate in Fire Safety (Fire Auditors) to meet the changing requirements of Local Authority Fire Services throughout England and Wales.  The qualification is intended to provide more staff with a knowledge to carry out fire audits for simple premises. 

Learning Objectives

  • Know the functions and responsibilities of the Fire and Rescue Service  
  • Be able to demonstrate basic skills needed to work in Fire and Rescue Service situations  


Total Qualification Time

130 hours 

Guided Learning

80 hours 

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