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Fire Marshals and Fire Wardens Courses

This 6-hour classroom based Fire Safety / Fire Marshal Training Course is designed for employees who want to develop their basic fire safety awareness in order to assist their employer by undertaking more specific fire safety roles in the workplace to manage fire risk (e.g. as fire wardens/marshals/stewards etc).

Successful candidates will be awarded a national level 2 qualification (Level 5 in Scotland). It covers the role of the designated Fire Marshal (Fire Warden) and you will learn about preventing fires, about the different types of fire extinguisher and how to use them correctly.

This course is suitable for:

  •  Those who are responsible for overseeing fire safety
  • Designated Fire Marshals/Wardens
  • Anyone who needs to know how to use a fire extinguisher

What You Will Learn

Role play including the use of a dummy fire extinguisher is included to allow learners to practise in the classroom environment.

  • Combustion principles
  • Common causes and the chemistry of fire
  • How fire and toxic fumes spread
  • The risks associated with fire in the workplace
  • How fire risk is controlled in the workplace
  • Fire safety legislation
  • The role of the Fire Marshal/Warden
  • Fire risk assessment
  • Emergency plan
  • Fire safety precautions
  • Action on discovering a fire
  • Fire drills and evacuation
  • Fire exit and fire safety signage
  • Moving through smoke-filled areas
  • Assembly points and roll calls
  • Use of fire-fighting equipment
  • Fire extinguishers – Water, Foam, CO2 + Powder
  • Fire blankets + Hose reels

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