Fire Warden Course

Fire wardens play a crucial part in ensuring that businesses are prepared for fire emergencies. Along with the emergency plan, fire wardens are an important risk control measure.

Key duties include:

  • To assist in implementing and improving effective emergency procedures in the workplace.
  • To monitor the adequacy of fire risk control measurements
  • Raise staff awareness of workplace fire hazards
  • Instruct other employees in emergency response
  • To lead fire drills and real evacuation procedures
  • To ensure all workers are accounted for after an evacuation
  • To assist all people in the workplace during evacuations

Course Programme

  • Legislation
  • Cause of fire
  • Fire prevention
  • Role of the fire warden
  • Action in the event of fire
  • Evacuation procedures
  • Portable fire extinguishers

Maximum number of participants:10

Duration: Half  day

Certificate: 2 years


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Objectives of the course

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

  • Understand the precautions that are built into the workplace
  • Be able to recognise the hazards and threat posed by fire to the workplace and the workers
  • Understand how essential fire emergency procedures are implemented and monitored on a daily basis
  • Communicate with other fire wardens
  • Complete checklists
  • Recognise the difference between different fire extinguishers and their individual uses

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