• Delivering training & support services to reduce risk.
  • Ensuring business continuity and keeping people and property safe.

Fire Safety / Fire Marshal

IFE Qualsafe

Fire Safety / Fire Marshal

Course overview

This course  is based on the following learning outcomes  and the recommendations of:

  • National Occupational Standards (NOS) related to fire safety
  • Recommendation of good practice outlined by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
  • The experience of our own front line fire fighters who deliver the course

This course develops Learners’ fire safety awareness. It includes how fires are caused, the risks associated with fire and what we can do to control fire risks in the workplace. It also covers the principles of fire safety management at work, fire safety inspection, fire safety risk assessment and the legal requirements related to fire safety in the workplace. Understanding the role of a fire warden is a key component of this qualification.

Objective

The objective of the course is to benefit Learners through developing their fire safety awareness. It helps Learners build an understanding of fire safety management at work and the specific roles and responsibilities related to fire safety in the workplace.

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to develop Learners’ knowledge and skills in fire safety. 

Intended audience

This course is for anyone who has a specific responsibility for fire safety in the workplace. It is suitable to:

  • Qualify fire wardens/fire marshals
  • Provide a foundation of fire safety knowledge on which employers and ‘responsible persons’ can build 
  • Increase the fire safety knowledge of all employees

Learning outcomes

The Learner will:

1.    Understand the hazards and risks associated with fire in the workplace. The learner will be able to:
1.1 Recognise how fires are caused in the workplace
1.2 Identify the components of the fire triangle
1.3 Identify the hazards during or after a fire, including the products of combustion
1.4 Recognise the characteristics of fire and smoke spread

2. Recognise the different methods used to identify and control fire hazards. The learner will be able to:
2.2 Recognise the definition of ‘means of escape’ in relation to fire hazards
2.3 Identify typical components for means of escape from fire hazards
2.4 Recognise methods of fire detection and raising the alarm
2.5 Identify the principle of how fires are extinguished
2.6 Recognise how portable fire-fighting equipment should be used safely
2.7 Identify common fixed fire-fighting systems and where they might be used

3. Understand the principles and practice of fire safety management at work. The learner will be able to:
3.1 Recognise the duties of employers and employees with respect to fire safety in the workplace
3.2 Identify how to undertake a simple fire safety inspection in the workplace
3.3 Identify the stages involved in a fire risk assessment

4. Understand the role of the nominated fire warden. The learner will be able to:
4.1 Identify the role and function of fire wardens in their workplace:

  • on a day-to-day basis
  • during an emergency
  • if they are not in their designated areas of responsibility when the alarm is raised

4.2 Recognise the content of a fire safety briefing

Institution of Fire Engineers

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Starts from £518.40 +VAT

Online

£518.40 +VAT
Additional Student Price: £7.00
Class Size: 6
Duration: 6 hours (plus 1 hour prep)

In Person at Your Workplace

£680.00 +VAT
Additional Student Price: £12.00
Class Size: 6
Duration: 6 hours (plus 1 hour prep)

In Person at Hendeca's Training Facility in Surrey

£800.00 +VAT
Additional Student Price: £12.00
Class Size: 6
Duration: 6 hours (plus 1 hour prep)

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