1/2 day training course – 4 hours course, fully approved and HSE accredited. Suitable for anyone that can be in charge of the Fire safety of an office, building, restaurant, hotel, etc. The training will have a multiple choice exam, and the certification is valid for 3 years. As a Fire Marshal you can be in charge of the Fire evacuation procedures and fire drills at your workplace.There is a multiple choice test at the end of the course day – If successful, your certificate can take up to 2 weeks to arrive.
Group bookings also available, for 6 or more candidates – prices starting from £40*
This course covers the role of the designated fire marshal. Learners gaining this qualification will know that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone in the workplace and will recognise the consequences of a fire in any premises. It also gives you the opportunity to learn about the different types of fire extinguishers and how to use them correctly (due to environmental issues there will be no live demonstrations).
Who should attend?
This course is suitable for those who are responsible for overseeing fire safety, designated fire marshals and anyone who needs to know how to use a fire extinguisher.
What you will learn?
The course will present an insight into fire regulations and general fire precautions. It aims to provide you with the knowledge to be become a fire marshal.
Explain how fires are caused in the workplace
Describe the components of the fire triangle
Identify the hazards during or after a fire, including the products of combustion
Describe the characteristics of fire and smoke spread
State the different methods used to identify and control fire hazards
Define the term ‘means of escape’ in relation to fire hazards
Outline typical components for means of escape from fire hazards
Describe methods of fire detection and raising the alarm
Describe the principle of how fires are extinguished
Describe how portable fire-fighting equipment should be used safely
Identify common fixed fire-fighting systems and where they might be used
Outline the duties of employers and employees with respect to fire safety in the workplace
Outline how to undertake a simple fire safety inspection in the workplace
Describe the stages involved in a fire risk assessment
State the role and function of fire wardens/marshal in their workplace:
on a day-to-day basis
during an emergency
if they are not in their designated areas of responsibility when the alarm is raised
Outline the content of a fire safety briefing
Course starts typically between 9.30am-1.30pm, 1/2 day course, 4 hours, including breaks.
This qualification is assessed through a 20-question multiple-choice question examination. The duration of the examination is 45 minutes. Successful learners must achieve a score of at least 12 out of 20.
The certificates will be dispatched to the successful candidate within approx. 7 working days by signed post.