According to The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, there must be a fire warden for each floor for every workplace, so that in the case of an emergency there is someone who is trained to carry out the correct safety measures and evacuation procedures. A fire warden is expected to carry out at least two fire drills per year.
In this Fire Warden Training Course, you’ll familiarise with fire and safety legislation, fire warden duties and fire risk assessments. Through video demonstrations and expertly designed course modules, you’ll be trained on the safety measures, such as how to assess risks in the workplace, learning how to use a fire extinguisher correctly and how to safely evacuate your co-workers.
Once you’ve completed the course, you’ll have learned all about the responsibilities duties of a fire warden and how to comply with fire safety legislation in a workplace setting. This introductory course is divided into easy to follow sections that can be accessed from any device with an internet connection.
Who should take the course
This comprehensive course is ideal for any individual in a company that wishes to learn the duties of a Fire Warden. This can include;
- Office workers
- Factory workers
- Property owners
- Leisure facility workers
Once you’ve successfully completed your course, you will immediately be sent a digital certificate. Also, you can have your printed certificate delivered by post (shipping cost £3.99). All of our courses are fully accredited, providing you with up-to-date skills and knowledge and helping you to become more competent and effective in your chosen field. Our certifications have no expiry dates, although we do recommend that you renew them every 12 months.
By the end of the course learners will be able to demonstrate that they can:
At the end of the course, there will be an online assessment, which you will need to pass to complete the course. Answers are marked instantly and automatically, allowing you to know straight away whether you have passed. If you haven’t, there’s no limit on the number of times you can take the final exam. All this is included in the one-time fee you paid for the course itself.
In this beginning module, we’ll start with the goals and aims and the importance of fire safety. Later on, we’ll go deep into the fire safety law and learn about the DSEAR and the duties of the first and second responsible person. The module will come to an end with the number and responsibilities of fire wardens and their training specifics.
This module will roll on by introducing you with the potentially dangerous ignition, fuel, and oxygen sources. Before wrapping up with the various fire tools, this module will focus on the different types of fires and their potential sources.
In module 3, the learning will start with the main steps and key considerations of risk assessment. You’ll then walk through the details of the stages of risk assessment. The curtain of this third module will be drawn by talking about daily/ weekly risk assessments and the overview checklist.
As the name suggests, the fire plan and safety arrangements will take centre stage of this module 4. It will roll on by discussing the topics like fire prevention, the fire evacuation plan, fire safety arrangements and fire warden’s role in it, housekeeping, etc. Fire detection warning systems, emergency routes and exits, and fire safety signs will also get a detailed explanation in this module.
This short module will discuss the various strategies of fire evacuation procedures. After shedding light on the five main strategies of evacuating staff, module 5 will proceed to discuss the steps of a fire warden’s role in fire evacuation. Finally, you’ll come to know about the importance and measures of fire drills.
This final module is also a short one and based on the personal emergency evacuation plans (PEEP). An introduction to PEEP, who may need PEEP, and what should a PEEP contain will be discussed briefly in module 6 to give you a proper understanding of PEEP or, personal emergency evacuation plans.