​​Fire Marshal

Fire marshals (sometimes known as fire wardens) are civilians trained to assist in emergency fire evacuation procedures at businesses and other organizations.

It is a legal obligation that workplaces must have a sufficient number of fire marshals to deal with fire emergencies.

This course provides extensive knowledge of fire prevention, evacuation protocol and using fire extinguishers.

​​​Please note, this course also contains all of the content in the Basic Fire Awareness and Fire Extinguisher courses.

Duration: 4 hours

CPD Units: 5

Format: Video

Price:  £30 + VAT

Who Should Take This Course?

​This Fire Warden Training course is suitable for anyone who will be taking on the role of fire warden in their workplace. Anyone at any level can take it and no previous knowledge is required - it will cover both the basics and specifics of fire safety. It will educate you about what your duties are and how to fulfil them. Depending upon your workplace, your risk assessment may require you to supplement this course with practical training.


On successful completion of the course you will be sent a quality assured certificate through the post the next working day. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

This course is also approved by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, as providing quality and content-approved training.

This certificate does not have an expiry date. However, based on industry best practice guidelines, the recommended renewal period for this training is 1 year.  We will print this recommended renewal date on your certificate.

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Course Content


​1. ​Chemistry of Fire

​2. ​Common Causes of Fire

​3. ​Basic Safety Features in Buildings

​4. ​Introduction to Fire Extinguishers

​5. What to do in Cases of Fire?

​6. Fire Statistics

​7. Current Fire Safety Legislation

​8. Fire Risk Assessment

​9. Preventative Measures

​10. Safety Features within Buildings

​11. Role of the Fire Marshal

​12. Action on Fire Discovery

​13. Fire Drills and Evacuation

​14. Fire Extinguishers

​15. Pre-Engagement Action

​16. Using a Fire Extinguisher

Aims of the Course

By the end of this course, learners will understand:

  • Their role as a fire warden and their legal duties.
  • The different types of fires.
  • How fires may start and spread in a workplace.
  • The different types of fire extinguishers and their uses.
  • How to carry out a fire risk assessment.
  • Common causes of fires in the workplace.
  • Control measures to minimise the risk of fire.
  • Fire detection, fire warning, and fire equipment.
  • Requirements for fire plans.
  • What their specific role is during emergency evacuation procedures.
  • How to create Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans.
  • How to carry out fire drills.


The online assessment is taken on completion of the training material. You will be asked a set of​ multiple choice questions with a pass mark of 70%. ​You will have up to six attempts for passing the assessment. 

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