Fire Wardens Course

Fire Wardens Course

Aim: To enable individuals from commerce & industry
to undertake the duties of fire warden and understand the risks associated
with fire in the workplace, how fires start, actions to be taken in the
event of a fire and the use of first aid fire fighting equipment employing
the correct techniques.

Duration: 1 Day (Approx 6 contact hrs)

Pre Requisites:
All Candidates must be in good health and free from injuries which may be aggravated by lifting etc.


  • Understand the role and responsibilities of the fire warden
  • Understand how fires start and spread
  • Understand current legislation regarding fire in the workplace
  • Understand what actions to carry out in the event of a fire at work
  • Correctly select and use first aid fire fighting equipment

Course Content

  • Relevant legislation
  • Role & duties of the fire warden
  • Fire wardens exercise
  • The chemistry of fire
  • BS EN 2 Classes of fire
  • Fire procedures and prevention
  • Use of fire extinguishers
  • Theory & Practical assessments

Training Methods
Participative with practical demonstrations and exercises

Confirmation of Learning
Is achieved by both a theory and practical assessment

Site Requirements
Classroom facility with power etc for theory aspects. Segregated & safe outside area to conduct practical training and assessment