Fire Marshal

Fire Marshal

Learning aims and content to:

Provide learners with the knowledge required to ensure good fire safety measures in the workplace and to carry out their role as a Fire Marshal. Fire Marshals play an essential role in contributing to fire safety by following fire safety control measures, being alert to issues relating to fire safety, and knowing how to lead a safe evacuation in an emergency.

Duration: 120--180 minutes

Assessment: Continuous self-checks throughout the course (100% pass mark required to progress to next lesson) and an end of course multiple-choice test with an 80% pass mark


This online course can be completed on any PC or mobile device. Learners can study at their own pace and log in and out as often as they wish.

Module 1 – Fire Safety and The Law

  • Understanding the importance of fire safety
  • Fire safety and the Law
  • Responsibility for fire safety in the workplace
  • How the law is enforced
  • Enforcement powers

Module 2 – Managing Fire Safety In The Workplace – Principles and Practice

  • The role of the Fire Marshal
  • Proactive Fire Marshal duties
  • Reactive fire marshal duties
  • The number of fire marshals required in the workplace

Module 3 – Understanding How Fires Start

  • The main causes of fire
  • How fires start – the fire triangle
  • Sources of oxygen, heat and fuel
  • Dangerous substances – DSEAR
  • Classes of fire

Module 4 – Fire Risk Assessment

  • The 5 Steps of Risk assessment
  • Fire risk assessment requirements for dangerous substances

Module 5 – Fire Prevention and Controls

  • Fire Prevention
  • Fire detection and warning systems
  • Good housekeeping
  • Passive fire controls
  • Active fire controls
  • Evacuation routes
  • Means of escape for disabled people
  • Refuge points
  • Emergency lighting

Module 6 – Evacuation Routes and Fire Signs

  • Fire signage
  • Signs for fire exit routes
  • Signs for fire exit doors
  • Signs for fire assembly points
  • Signs for fire-fighting equipment and call points
  • Warning and prohibition signs

Module 7 – Emergency Plans, Evacuation Procedures and Fire Drills

  • Fire emergency plans
  • Evacuation procedures
  • Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP)
  • Fire Marshal duties during evacuations
  • Fire drills

This training does not replace face to face training

A Link to this course will be emailed to you within 12 hours of your payment being processed.

£20.00 per person

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