Fire Warden Training Course

Description

This course meets the training requirements of staff with an enhanced fire safety role as detailed in the current workplace fire safety legislation. When completed the trainee will be a certified Fire Marshall/Warden in compliance with this legislation.

The course trains participants to act in the capacity of a Fire Warden/Fire Marshal in a place of work. It reviews the actions to be taken by a Fire Warden in the event of a fire or emergency situation.

Learning objectives:

  • Know how to identify possible fire hazards.
  • Assist in the fire risk assessment process.
  • Understand how fires can occur and how fire and smoke can spread.
  • Identify the correct type of fire equipment for the class of fire.
  • Know what fire safety equipment are required in a business premise: fire alarms, fire detectors, emergency lighting and fire-fighting equipment.
  • Be familiar with fire equipment inspections.
  • Advise on measures to reduce the risk of fire occurring, and on action to take in the event of an emergency.

Course duration:     Half day (9 am – 1 pm)

COURSE CONTENT

  • Legislation relating to fire safety
  • Management responsibilities
  • Fire classifications
  • Flammable liquids and gases
  • Evacuation process and emergency action plans
  • Identification of hazards and controls
  • Fire protection installations
  • First aid in fire-fighting
  • Audit and maintenance procedures
  • Evacuation procedure
  • Human behaviour in the event of a fire.

Course certification:

A Certificate of Attendance is awarded to participants on the successful completion of the course.