This Fire Warden Training Programme has been written for designated employees within schools, colleges and other educational institutes.


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

The in-depth Fire Warden course has been designed to equip you with the knowledge you need to become a fully trained Fire Warden or Fire Marshal in a school.

This course provides everything you need to demonstrate competence in this designated role.

Fire Warden Training (Education) Course Contents

1. Background


This section covers the basics – including how fire spreads through a building, the dangers of smoke, the causes and costs of fires in schools, 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 human behaviour and how people react in fire-related situations – demonstrating how critical the role of a Fire Warden is. It explains the procedures the Fire Warden needs to follow to conduct a safe evacuation in a school and the importance of planning and conducting fire evacuation drills.

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 – and which extinguishers to use on each class of fire.

5. Legislation


This presenter-led section of the Fire Warden course explains the legislation in a straightforward way. It is simple to understand and concentrates on the relevant part of the legislation


Duration: 1 Hour 40 Minutes


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