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NVQ LEVEL 5 DIPLOMA IN FIRE SAFETY AND RISK MANAGEMENT

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NVQ Level 5 Diploma In Fire Safety and Risk Management

Objectives:

The ProQual NVQ Level 5 Diploma in Fire Safety and Risk Management is aimed at candidates who are responsible for carrying out fire risk assessments on various types of properties.  They may be a staff member, supervisor or manager looking to improve their knowledge and skills. The Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) is the single framework for regulated qualifications, the regulatory body for this qualification is the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). This qualification is accredited onto the RQF.

Entry Requirements:

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.  Centres should carry out an initial assessment of candidate skills and knowledge to identify any gaps and help plan the assessment.  This qualification is appropriate for candidates aged 19+.

Mandatory Units:

NVQ Qualification Duration:

Qualification title                           : ProQual Level 5 Diploma in Fire Safety and Risk Management

Ofqual qualification number        : 603/7753/7

Total Qualification Time               : 267 hours (300 GLH)

Assessment                                   : Pass or fail Internally assessed and verified by centre staff External     quality assurance by ProQual verifiers

Support for Candidates:

Materials produced by centres to support candidates should:  

  • Enable them to track their achievements as they progress through the learning outcomes and assessment criteria;
  • Provide information on where ProQual’s policies and procedures can be viewed;
  • Provide a means of enabling Internal and External Quality Assurance staff to authenticate evidence
Assessment:

Candidates must demonstrate the level of knowledge and competence described in the unit.  Assessment is the process of measuring a candidate’s knowledge and understanding against the standards set in the qualification. Each candidate is required to produce evidence which demonstrates their achievement of all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for each unit.

Evidence can include: 

–  observation report by assessor

– assignments/projects/reports

– professional discussion

– witness testimony

– candidate product

– worksheets

– portfolio of evidence

– record of oral and/or written questioning

– Recognition of Prior Learning

Results Enquiries and Appeals:

All enquiries relating to assessment or other decisions should be dealt with by centres, with reference to ProQual’s Enquiries and Appeals Procedures.