About this Course
This Fire Marshalling course is for anyone looking to become a designated fire marshal or fire warden in their workplace. Learners will know in-depth about the causes and effects of fire and learn to prevent their spread and implement necessary emergency procedures. This course complies with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
How long will this course take?
The course is 4 hours and spread across 1 day.
Who needs this training?
This course is suitable for those looking to be in charge of overseeing fire safety. Become a designated fire marshal and understand what to do in the event of a fire at work.
What are the main points covered?
During this course, you will learn the following: the responsibilities of a fire marshal/warden, how to prevent fires, what to do in an emergency, how to keep a fire log and more.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Outline of Course
- The role of the fire marshal and responsibilities.
- Relevant legislation and guidelines.
- Preventing fires and the spread of them within buildings.
- Fighting fires with both fixed installations and portable extinguishers.
- Fire hazards and causes of fires.
- Emergency protocol, including evacuation, emergency lighting and assembly points.
- Fire alarms, fire drills and safety training.
- Fire risk assessment.
- Understanding categories of fire and how they differ.
- Meaning of the colour codes on fire extinguishers.
- Regular fire safety inspections and keeping a fire log.
- Fire extinguishers; types, when they should be used, and how.
Fire Marshalling (Not Including Fire Extinguisher Practical) FAQs
What is a fire marshal?
It is an official responsible for enforcing fire regulations or investigating fires and fire hazards; also, going a step further, knowing what to do and how to use a fire extinguisher in an emergency.
Who should attend a fire marshal training course?
This course suitable for those aged 16+ who are responsible for fire safety or ready to become a designated fire marshal in their workplace. This course is more than ideal for someone looking to have extra fire safety, fire extinguisher and fire prevention knowledge.
How often should fire extinguishers be checked and replaced?
Fire extinguishers should be checked at least once a year with an extended check conducted after 2 years. It is recommended that most fire extinguishers are replaced every 5 to 10 years. (The exception is dry chemical extinguishers, which may last as long as 12 years.)
How do I renew my Fire Marshalling certificate?
It is recommended that you refresh your Fire Marshalling annually by undertaking another training course, though your certificate will last for 3 years.