Fire Marshal

Duration of Course (days):


Course Overview:

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 operation of the fire alarm
Confidence in identifying and operating the correct firefighting 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
Identifying fire hazards
Arson prevention
Liason with the emergency services
Triangle of fire
Classes of fire
Operation of fire extinguishers
Methods of extinguishing a fire
Identification of fire extinguishers


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.

Requirements for Closed Course Booking:

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.



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 and 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 this will be valid for 3 years.

Booking Details:

Course Cost (ex VAT): £80.00
Closed Course Cost (ex VAT): £400.00
Max Number of Delegates: 12

Call to Book: 01376 538 501

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

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