Duration: 1 Hour 44 Minutes

This course is a complete, in-depth Fire Warden course aimed specifically at those working in the Construction industry.


Assigning Fire Warden duties to a responsible person on site is a key part of ensuring good health and safety and demonstrates a commitment to implementing sound emergency fire procedures.

This course provides everything you need to be able to demonstrate competence in the role of Fire Warden or Fire Marshal including your duties under fire legislation, as well as looking at fire prevention measures, the correct use of fire extinguishers, and how to organise a fire drill.

Fire Warden Training (Construction) Course Contents

1. Background


This section covers the basics – including fire spread, the dangers of smoke, the causes and costs of fires on construction sites, how to reduce the risks of fire and understanding the meaning of different types of signs and where they should be placed.

2. Fire Prevention


This section explains the role of the Fire Warden and the importance of a safe working environment, including the need for a fire emergency plan and fire evacuation plan. It explains what a fire risk assessment is and what it means to the Fire Warden. It looks at people who may be at particular risk, explaining what personal emergency evacuation plans are and who may need them. It includes a checklist for the Fire Warden.


3. Fire Evacuation


This section looks at how people react in fire-related situations – demonstrating how critical the role of a Fire Warden is. It explains the importance of fire drills and covers the emergency procedure, including raising the alarm and calling the fire service. It explains a Fire Warden’s duties during an evacuation.

4. Fire Extinguishers and Classes


This section looks at and explains the different classes of fire, the different types of fire extinguisher and how to operate them – including which extinguishers to use on each class of fire.

5. Legislation Overview


This presenter-led section of the Fire Warden course explains the legislation in a straightforward way. It’s simple to understand and concentrates on the relevant part of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.


Get in touch on 01206 363710 or info@helmsmanservices.co.uk to request a free trial.