Principles of Fire Safety: Level 2 - Fire Marshal
Duration 1 day
The Principles of Fire Safety course provides information and hands on experience to qualify the delegates as Fire Marshals / Wardens, the training enables the delegates to assist the "Responsible Person" in undertaking fire risk assessment, prevention / inspection duties, planning of fire drills & to take control in the event of a fire at work according to the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
This Fire Safety training course can be taken as a non-accredited unit if necessary to eliminate the certification cost providing your needs assessment is suitable and sufficient. Delegate numbers are limited to 12 on this course due to the "hands on" aspect & the amount of delegate participation.
By the end of the course delegates will be: Aware of the importance of safe working practice Aware of their company's fire & evacuation policy / procedure Capable of giving assistance to the Fire Risk Assessment, there importance & the legal requirements Aware of the causes of fire, the way fire spreads & the methods used to control fires Capable of using various types of fire extinguishers Aware of the information to be passed to the Fire Service on their arrival Capable of hazard recognition & their responsibility for reporting
Methods of Delivery
Our specialist trainer uses different methods to deliver this course including: case studies, interactive presentations, group discussions and video examples.
- Course Content
- Training Considerations
- Related Courses
- Hazards, risks and means of escape
- Common causes of fire in the workplace
- Hazards during or after a fire
- How fire can spread
- The steps within a fire risk assessment
- The types and uses of fire-fighting equipment
- Using Fire Extinguishers
- The role of fire wardens in the workplace
This qualification is aimed at anyone involved in the management of fire safety who are based in any area where there is a potential risk of fire. Learners gaining this qualification will know that fire safety is the responsibility of everyone and will recognise the causes of fire as well as knowing common hazards, the steps in a fire risk assessment and how to reduce the likelihood of fires.
Delegates must inform of any injury, illness, physical impairment or pregnancy due to the mandatory practical elements of the course. Loose and comfortable clothing is advised for safety and comfort.
This qualification is assessed by a multiple-choice examination. Certificates last for 3 years.
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