Fire Wardens / Marshall Training

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 requires employers to have a strategy to evacuate all occupants within a building. The legislation implements a risk-based approach to fire safety, to carry out a fire safety risk assessment and implement appropriate fire precautionary and protection measures, and to maintain a fire management plan


The Fire Warden/Marshall course is designed for those responsible for overseeing fire safety. The aim of the course is to increase knowledge and understanding of fire regulations, precautions and the use of fire extinguishers.

The aims of the course is to:

  • Provide a basic understanding of the criteria to be met under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 General fire safety in England and Wales
  • Provide a basic understanding on the requirements of fire safety covered in part 3 of the Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 supported by the Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006

The objectives of the course is to:

Provide the delegates with an understanding of:

  • Basic fire hazards and consequential risks in the workplace
  • The main measures that should be taken to minimise fire risks.

Who is the course intended for?

This training course is suitable for people with responsibility for fire safety – fire wardens and fire Marshalls, as well as line managers, supervisors and safety representatives.

Course summary:

  • Basic principles of fire
  • Classification of fires
  • Basic principles of heat transmission and fire spread
  • Common causes and consequences of fires in the workplace
  • Legislation and fire risk assessment requirements
  • Control measures to minimise the risk of fire
  • Structural measures to prevent spread of fire and smoke
  • Fire detection, fire warning and firefighting equipment
  • Requirements for fire plans
  • Emergency evacuation procedures.

Course Duration:  1 day

Certification:  STS Group Certification

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