The role of a fire warden or marshal is crucial in any business or organisation; given the speed at which a small fire can develop, having a nominated representative who can think quickly and react accordingly is essential.

Can you tell me about the course?

The fire warden training course is designed to provide you with the theoretical knowledge and applicable skills to react confidently in an emergency situation, such as a fire. We recognise that, whilst this is an essential course to undertake, the needs and priorities of a business mean that time is of the essence. With this in mind, we’ve created a course that lasts just four hours, ensuring that you get the best possible training in the shortest possible time.

This course complies with the requirements outlined under Regulatory Reform Order (Fire Safety) 2005.

Who should attend?

The fire warden training course is designed for nominated individuals within a business or organisation who are responsible for the evacuation of workplace premises in the event of a fire.

More specifically, it is aimed at:

  • Individuals responsible for workplace fire safety
  • Those who require the ability to use a fire extinguisher
  • Designated fire wardens/marshals

Where can I attend?

To ensure as little disturbance as possible to your working day, our course is delivered on-site at your place of work. This means that you don’t have to concern yourself with travel or accommodation arrangements and costs and can easily go back to your working day upon completion of the course.

What will I get from this course?

The course will provide you with substantial theoretical and practical knowledge of what to do, as a fire marshal, in the case of a fire emergency. This four hour course will cover each of the following topics:

  • Fire safety legislation
  • The triangle of fire and convection, conduction and radiation
  • How to tackle a fire
  • How fires start and how to minimise risk
  • Emergency lighting
  • Evacuation procedures within a business
  • Fire alarm systems
  • Identifying significant fire hazards
  • Responsibilities of a fire warden
  • Basic risk assessment awareness
  • Extinguisher recognition and use (theory and practical)

How will I be assessed?

The assessment for this course takes the form of on-going observation by your instructor. This gives your instructor the best possible opportunity to review your progress and ensure you reach the necessary standard for certification. There will be no final or written examination for the fire warden training course.

Will I become certified?

Yes. Upon completion of the course, you will become certified as a fire warden and be awarded a certificate as evidence of this qualification.

What is the cost for the course?

The cost for the fire warden training course is £450, plus VAT.