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Fire Marshal 1/2 Day out of 289 Delegates

This Fire Marshal Course covers the role of the designated Fire Marshal (duties & responsibilities). It also gives you the opportunity to learn about the build-up of Fire and the different types of fire extinguisher and how to use them correctly. Under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, employers have a legal obligation to appoint a suitable number of Fire Marshals and make sure certain procedures are in place.

Who should attend?

Fire Marshal training 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.

Aims and objectives of the course:

This fire marshal course will provide the delegates with a comprehensive review of theoretical and practical understanding of the typical functions of a fire marshal within a workplace. This course will additionally give delegates an understanding of how fires start and propagate within buildings together with the tools to assist with the development and implementation of emergency evacuation arrangements.

At the end of the course delegates will be trained to:

  • Understand the role of the Fire Marshal / Warden.
  • Understand the importance of regular fire drills.
  • Explain how fire and smoke spread within buildings.
  • Awareness of all fire safety measures in the workplace.
  • Understanding of their actions in the event of fire and the operation of the fire alarm.
  • Confidence in identifying and operating the correct fire fighting equipment.
  • Explain common causes of fire in the workplace.
  • Assist the company in simulated and live emergency evacuation situations.
  • An understanding of human behaviour in fire.
  • Understanding the threat of arson.

Course Content

Fire Statistics
Fire Legislation
Action in the event of fire
Operation and types of fire Alarms
Action upon hearing the fire alarm
Means of Escape
General fire precautions
Smoke Travel
Human behaviour in fire situations
Human behaviour in fire situations
Identifying fire hazards.
Arson prevention
Liaison with the emergency services
Triangle of fire
Classes of fire
Methods of extinguishing a fire
Identification of fire extinguishers
Operation of Fire Extinguishers

Equipment Required

This course requires a training area/room with the facilities to comfortably accommodate the maximum number of delegates. The delegates will require a table and equipment to make notes and the instructor needs power and a place to show a presentation.

Our Venue

Our training centre is based in Braintree, Essex. Tea and coffee facilities are provided and other refreshments can be made available by request.

We can also provide on site training, please call 01376 538 501 to enquire.


Throughout the course there is a constant assessment by the instructor who will ask questions about what he has covered in the course, some may be theoretical or some may be practical. At the end of the course there is a 30 question multiple choice paper to be completed by all delegates. A pass mark of 72% is set for all delegates. Once these papers are marked and delegates passed then they will proceed to a 10 minute practical assessment.


All delegates that succeed with the course will receive an A4 certificate of attendance that will be valid for 3 years.

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Open Course Price£60.00 (+ VAT)
Closed Course Price *£400.00 (+ VAT)

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