Fire Warden Training Course
This online Fire Warden training course, also referred to as Fire Marshal training, provides guidance towards understanding the roles daily duties. If this is a role you have undertaken, then it is your responsibility to ensure your designated area can be evacuated safely and quickly.
Your place of work must have a designated Fire Warden or Fire Marshal. This person's role will work closely with the employer putting in place safety measures and procedures in the event of an evacuation should occur. Those in these roles have the responsibility for fire safety in the workplace. They need to understand how fires can start, the different types of fire classes, identify any fire risks, and what to do in the event a fire starts
They must understand the importance of being proactive, rather than reactive, in reducing the risk of fire.
- Work towards compliance with UK Health and Safety legislation
- Train online at your own pace with a full audio voiceover
- Accredited by CPD
- Certificate on successful completion
- Course duration: 35 minutes
- Unlimited resits at no cost
Who is this Online Fire Warden Training for?
If you have been appointed a Fire Warden or Fire Marshal at your place of work by your manager or you've decided to make this your role as an employee, this course will advise and inform you of the daily duties and advice.
Fire Warden Training Certification
Our entire library of training courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as adhering to the universally recognised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.
Upon passing the online assessment you will have the options to both print and download your Fire Warden Training Certificate in PDF format. In addition to this an automated email will also be sent to your chosen email address containing a link to your certificate ensuring you always have access to a copy.
Furthermore, a QR code is displayed on each certificate which when scanned by a smartphone links to our certification database. This allows employers, auditors and local authority inspectors, for example, to establish a certificates validity instantly and at any time.
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The aim of this course is to provide knowledge on the dangers of fire and why fire wardens play an important role in implementing safety measures within a place of work in case of a fire.
On completion of this Fire Warden course, you should be able to:
- List some fire safety regulations
- Identify some fire safety considerations a fire warden must make
- List some regional equivalent fire safety regulations
- Recognise the fire triangle
- Identify the elements that make up the fire triangle
- List the steps that must be taken to create a fire risk assessment
- Identify what is included in a fire action plan
- List the responsibilities of a fire warden
- List the different types of fire extinguishers
- Identify what fire evacuation plans are
- Identify how to safely evacuate from a fire
Training Course Content
This course is made up of the following modules:
An Introduction to Fire Warden Training
This section introduces the learner to the course and concentrates on the devastating consequences of fires and how they can be detrimental to property, health and even the lives of others.
Module 1 - The Role of a Fire Warden and Fire Marshal
This section of the course concentrates on the role of the fire warden and the responsibilities and duties they should uphold. There are some basic procedures that should be undertaken when being appointed as a fire warden.
This module continues to look at the role of a Fire Marshal and how this differs from a fire warden.
Module 2 - Fire Safety Considerations
This section of the course covers the different precautions a fire warden should consider in the event of a fire. It looks at what a fire triangle is and why it plays an essential role in extinguishing a fire. It also looks at how fire spreads through convection, conduction and radiation.
Module 3 - Risk Assessments and Fire Evacuations
This final section looks at how to write a fire risk assessment and why risk assessments are necessary. It also looks at what should be included in a fire action plan, as well as ways of fighting a fire through selecting the correct fire extinguisher for the type of fire.
This section also concentrates on conducting safe and proper evacuations in the event of a fire and how to overcome fire evacuation challenges.
On completion of the course lessons and training material an online assessment will automatically unlock. The assessment will contain 15 multiple-choice questions and a mark of 75% or above will be required to pass.
The assessment will be marked instantly and so you will know straight away if you have passed or not. If you don't pass first time there's no need to worry. Unlimited resits at absolutely no additional charge are available so you can retake the assessment again as many times as you need to.
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