Fire Warden

This Fire Warden Training Course has been designed to meet the requirements of the 1981 Fire services act and regulation 9 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work act 2005.

This course will help train participants on how to deal with fire in their workplace.

Trainers will highlight the dangers of fire and how important fire prevention is.

Who This Course is for

  • Employers are required to have at least one employee per company who is correctly trained in this course and would like to become a fire warden / marshal

Course Content:

  • Legislation
  • List their duties as fire wardens
  • Describe the chemistry of fire
  • Identify fire hazards in the workplace
  • Assist in the management of evacuation procedures and drills
  • Select and use the appropriate fire fighting equipment to deal with an undeveloped fire 
  • Practical use of extinguishers
  • Understand the mechanics of fire, smoke and dangerous gases
  • Be able to use Fire extinguishers, hose reel equipment and fire suppressants
  • Identify Incidents involving flammable liquids and gases
  • Understand how flammable liquids and gases are stored
  • Common fire safety features
  • Elements of compartmentation
  • Know where the Means of escape 
  • Understand the duties of a fire marshal in an emergency, pre-emergency and post-emergency situations
  • Hazard spotting and elimination of bad practices
  • Methods of Evacuation

Course Duration

  • This is a day course.
  • It can be conducted on-site in the Employers place of business, or at a nominated venue.
  • It is recommended that participants undergo a Refresher Course every three years.

Learning Outcomes

  • Help meet the requirement  of the 1981 Fire services act and regulation 9 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work act 2005
  • Understand how fire begins and how it spreads and how to tackle it
  • Learn how to implement an emergency procedure  in case of fire
  • Certificate will be provided to each participant upon completion of the course