This course is designed for individuals who have been designated as a Fire Marshal or Fire Warden and will have specific duties towards fire prevention and evacuation. This course will also cover the nature and risks of fire at work and provides advice in fire safety, fire evacuation, and the theory and safe practical use of portable fire extinguishers. The course can be tailored for every type of workplace, including offices, factories, retail outlets, hospitals, residential care homes and schools.
The Objectives/Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of the course candidates should be able to:
Execute their duties as a Fire Warden / Marshall
Understand the principles of combustion
Understand the nature of the fire and how it spreads
Understand Arson prevention
Distinguish between different types of extinguishers and their correct applications
Tackle small fires with confidence
Evacuation procedures and the control of personnel
There is a maximum of 12 places available.
Validation of Certification: 1 year.
Course Duration: 3 hours.
Course Timings:9.30 - 12.30pm
Pre – Course Preparation:
Wherever possible Live – Fire practical fire extinguisher demonstrations will be carried outside following a suitable risk assessment therefore delegates are advised to bring suitable outdoor clothing and footwear.
The Course will include sessions on;
Fire Safety Legislation
The Nature of Fire & Combustion Principles
Duties of Fire Warden / Marshall
Classes of Fire & Types of Extinguishers
The selection and use of fire extinguishers
Practical exercise using various extinguishers (Location Permitting)
With this training your fire wardens will have a greater awareness of the dangers of fire and have increased fire safety awareness.
Fire Safety practices will create a safer working environment.
Training can save life and property
Training will help in an emergency evacuation situation.