Fire Marshal/Warden Course

Course Overview:

Fire Marshall/Warden CourseThe Fire Marshal/Warden course is the most detailed and comprehensive training for staff and is designed to enable persons that have a specific fire safety designated responsibility to meet the requirements of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

All companies or organisations must have in place arrangements for dealing with imminent danger and train persons to implement the arrangements.

This course will prepare your designated staff to primarily understand the hazards and associated risk that fire may present in their workplace, they will learn how to mitigate the risk of fire and how to cope in an effective and more importantly safe way with an outbreak of fire at work.

Fire Safety Management systems and effective evacuation procedures are essential elements of this course.

A practical first aid firefighting equipment training session is provided as standard using eco-friendly gas fired fire simulators. A suitable outdoor area should be available for this part of the training.

Learning Outcomes:

You will develop:

  • Your understanding of the role of the Fire Marshal/Warden in relation to workplace fire safety and emergency procedures.
  • An understanding of the main causes of fire and the means of reducing the risk.
  • Knowledge of the principles of combustion and fire spread in a building.
  • The ability to decide on what actions to take on being faced with a fire emergency.
  • An understanding of human behaviour in relation to a fire situation.
  • A good understanding of the effective use and practical limitations of workplace firefighting equipment.
  • The ability to undertake routine fire safety management checks to assist your company to comply with legislation.

Course Syllabus:

  • Why we need to train.
  • Causes of fire and fire development.
  • Fire spread within a building and the inherent hazards created.
  • Fire Safety Management System.
  • Emergency Actions.
  • Fire Fighting Equipment, theory and practical.
  • The Role of the Fire Marshal/ Warden.
  • The Role of the Fire Incident Manager.
  • Human Behaviour in fire.

Course Duration:

3 hours
Course duration and content may be varied as required.

Who will benefit?

Managers and/or staff with a fire safety responsibility in industry, commerce or the public sector.


A Fire Warden Certificate will be awarded on completion of the course.

Training Method:

Structured multimedia presentation.
Practical fire extinguisher training session.
Comprehensive course notes are provided.


Course for up to 10 delegates from £475+VAT

It assures me as a Premises Manager that the sites that are under my responsibility have been assessed so thoroughly.…
Debbie Middleton, Area Office Manager
Norfolk County Council
We all agreed that the presentation/fire training was professional and informative.…
Kathi Hill
PFB Construction Management Services Ltd
All of our training sessions are evaluated and Phil’s always come out with a 100% satisfaction, with very positive feedback.…
Andrew Goodall, Health and Safety Manager
West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds
You tailored your presentation to our specific requirements, it was all very relevant to the workplace we have here…
Peter Young, NYA Service Centre (Aftersales)
Brundall Bay Marina, Norfolk
I received comments to the effect that his presentation was the best fire safety presentation they had experienced in years!…
Lincolnshire NHS Teaching Primary Care Trust
Anglia Fire Assessments... extensive experience, knowledge and dynamic training skills.…
Steve Marshall, Health and Safety Adviser
British Antarctic Survey (Cambridge)
The practical exercises with the fire extinguishers are always enjoyable, but more importantly, provide real experience.…
Amanda Smy, Training Support Officer
Independance Matters
A very competitive, fast and efficient service; one which was friendly, but thorough.…
Geoff Parkinson, Site Coordinator
Taverham High School Norwich
Concise and easy to follow Risk Assessments, giving clear guidance on the actions to be taken.…
Colin Shearer, Deputy Administrator
Holkham Hall Estate
You spoke so clearly about everything, and took so much trouble with us when we practiced with the various types of fire extinguisher.…
Mrs Rosie Fottit, Secretary
Reepham PCC
We just wanted to say that this was the best fire training that we have attended…
Sarah Goodwin, Project Support Administrator
Break Charity
Extensive knowledge of these areas in which he is able use very good examples to bring into and enhance his training material.…
Bryan Hurst, Training Manager
Bernard Matthews PLC
The comprehensive knowledge and advice has been extremely helpful to our firm.…
Andrew Barnes, Managing Partner
Howes Percival LLP (Solicitors)
Thank you for providing the excellent presentation to our team of stewards. It was so well put together.…
Caroline Williams, Front of House Manager
Norwich Theatre Royal
All fire marshals and deputy fire marshals have received comprehensive, hands on training, which is invaluable.…
Hannah Brown, Corporate Responsibility Manager
Brandbank Limited (a Nielsen company)
A very comprehensive report covering all aspects of fire safety as it related to our circumstances.…
Guildhall Feoffment Trust (Bury St. Edmunds)
This type of training is invaluable to all sizes of organisation. It has definitely achieved value for money.…
Norfolk County Council Passenger Transport Group
It was clear that Phillip possessed both the experience and passion to provide a first class service.…
Mark Durrant, Regional Park Manager
Blue Sky Leisure (Kelling Heath Holiday Park & Zaks restaurants)