The aim of this course is to raise awareness of the risks posed by fire and the arrangements required in all workplaces to eliminate or reduce the risks that fire presents. It also covers the key roles and responsibilities of the Fire Warden/ Fire Marshal.
Having a designated fire warden at work is an important part of fire safety. The fire warden works together with the employer to ensure that fire safety measures and evacuation procedures are in place and effective.
This course will provide you with the necessary theoretical training required to be a qualified fire warden. It will educate you about what your legal duties are, will provide you with an understanding of fire, familiarise you with fire hazards and fire safety arrangements, and detail what your emergency evacuation procedures should entail. The information in the course will enable you to take responsibility for fire safety in your workplace and protect everyone’s wellbeing.
By the end of this course, learners will be aware of:
- Why they need to know about fire
- Key fire Safety Legislation
- The nature of fire
- Fire safety legislation
- The basics components of fire
- The common causes of fire
- The stages of fire
- The spread of fire
- Fire classification
- Fire prevention and the prevention of fire spread
- Fire extinguishers
- Fire risk assessment
- Fire safety arrangements
- The key roles and responsibilities of the fire warden (fire marshal)