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The Level 2 qualification to improve awareness of fire investigation

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The main objective of this SFJ Awards Level 2 Award in Introduction to Fire Investigation course is to improve awareness of fire investigation amongst Watch Managers, Crew Managers and Junior Scenes of Crime Officers (SOCOs).  It does not qualify individuals as competent Fire Investigators which is a much more advanced and specialised role. 

Achievement of the qualification will enable Watch Managers, Crew Managers and SOCOs to make more accurate and effective judgements, considering their professional and legal responsibility whilst understanding fire investigation procedures.

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This qualification is accredited by Skills for Justice. The main objective of this qualification is to improve awareness of fire investigation amongst Watch Managers, Crew Managers and Junior Scenes of Crime Officers (SOCOs).  It does not qualify individuals as competent Fire Investigators which is a much more advanced and specialised role.

Qualification Structure

Pre-entry Requirements

There are no pre-entry requirements for enrolling to complete this qualification.

Units and Rules of Combination Level 2 Award in Introduction to Fire Investigation

This qualification is made up of one mandatory unit. To be awarded this qualification the learner must achieve the unit as shown in the table below.

Total Qualification Time (TQT)

The Total Qualification Time for this qualification is 20 hours, of which 8 hours are Guided Learning.

Assessment Criteria

This unit may be assessed using a variety of assessment methods. For the knowledge and understanding content (Learning Outcomes 1, 2 and 3) assessment methods may include: multiple choice questions, a written assignment, extended questions, professional discussion, assessor questioning of the learner. For the performance content (Learning Outcome 4) assessment methods may include: simulations, observation of performance by assessor, professional discussion, a written report and post course assessment (e.g. e-assessment). Photographs, film and simulated environments may be used as the basis of the fire investigation.

    Duration:

    The Total Qualification Time for this qualification is 20 hours – of which 8 hours are Guided Learning.

    Contact

    Phone

    0191 375 5690

    Email

    vfsenquiries@ddfire.gov.uk

    Address

    Vital Fire Solutions Ltd
    Belmont Business Park, Durham, DH1 1TW