Course Overview Course Elements

The Fire Warden course has been designed to give participants the knowledge and understanding to become an Appointed Fire Warden and be able to identify and correctly operate First Aid Fire Fighting Equipment.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of the course the candidate will be able to:

  • Act safely, promptly and effectively with emergencies at work
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of a Fire Warden
  • Understand the duties of employers and employees
  • Understand the basic principles of fire and how they are classified
  • Recognise circumstances in which fires can occur and how to prevent occurrences
  • Establish immediate priorities in an emergency situation
  • Recognise the need for early referral to the emergency services
  • How to identify and correctly operate First Aid Fire Fighting Equipment
  • Introduction
  • Health and Welfare Information
  • The Role of the Fire Warden
  • Fire Safety Legislation
  • Chemistry of Fire
  • Classification of Fire
  • Fire Spread and Development
  • Common Causes of Fire
  • Fire Protection Measures
  • First Aid Firefighting Appliances
  • Actions to be taken on discovering a fire
  • Evacuation Procedures
  • Liaison with Fire Service
  • Fire Prevention Measures
  • Further Guidance
  • Practical Exercises and Demonstrations
½ Day
Course Duration
12
Max Participants

The Candidate must:

  • attend the entire course
  • adhere to course content and demonstrate the required practical skills as outlined in the course notes

Certificates awarded after successful completion of the course will be valid for a three year period after which recertification must take place.