Fire Marshal Course

A Fire Marshal has a reactive fire safety role. In the event of a fire, the Marshal takes charge of the alarms; evacuation; fire fighting procedures and roll call.

The Fire Marshal Course aim to provide the knowledge and training required for a person to be able to carry out Fire Marshal duties which include:

  • Raising awareness concerning the management and behaviour of people in a range of emergency evacuation situations
  • The necessary actions to be taken before, during and after an incident

Course Programme

The course will detail personal evacuation plans (PEP’s), record keeping and fire drills. The onus will be on prevention always being better than the cure. Particular subjects covered:

  • Legislation
  • Causes of fire
  • Fire prevention
  • Role of the Marshal
  • Record Keeping
  • Action in the Event of Fire
  • Evacuation procedures
  • Fire extinguishers

Maximum number of participants: 10

Duration: Half a day

Certificate: 2 years


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Objectives of the course

On completion of this course the participants will be able to:

  • Understand the precautions that are built into the work place
  • Be able to recognise the hazard and threat posed by fire to the workplace and employees
  • Understand how the essential emergency procedures are implemented and monitored on a daily basis
  • Be equipped to carry out fire safety effectively
  • Awareness of people with limited mobility and their evacuation arrangements
  • Liaison with emergency services
  • Record keeping
  • Be able to recognise the differences between fire extinguishers and which fires they are developed for.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the nature and behaviour of fire.

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