Fire Marshal Training (face to face)

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Our fire marshal training course is ideal for anyone who looking to undertake the role of fire marshal/fire warden. The course follows the training requirements of the level 2 Award in Fire Safety & includes planning and undertaking the safe evacuation of the workplace and personal emergency evacuation plans (PEEPS).

The courses give delegates a practical understanding of Fire Awareness. This will enable them to identify and use the correct fire extinguishers and put fire prevention procedures into place. During the course, delegates will also get to use two different types of fire extinguisher.

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Fire Marshal Training (face to face)

Our fire marshal training (aka fire warden) course is ideal for anyone looking to undertake the role of fire marshal. The training follows the requirements of the level 2 Award in Fire Safety, so we’re able to offer this certification as an alternative should you require it.

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 came into effect in October 2006 & made fire safety training a legal requirement for every member of staff. Having fire marshals is one way to help comply with this legislation.

The course includes planning the safe evacuation of the workplace and personal emergency evacuation plans (PEEPS). The course give delegates a practical understanding of Fire Awareness, enabling them to identify and use the correct fire extinguishers and put fire prevention procedures into place. During the course, delegates will also get to use two different types of fire extinguisher.

 

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Course syllabus includes:

  • The role of the fire marshal
  • The fire triangle
  • Understanding the hazards & risks associated with fire in the workplace.
  • Understanding the spread of smoke & fire.
  • Legislation: Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, Fire Safety Act 2021.
  • Causes of fire & Safety precautions
  • Different types of fire extinguishers
  • NEW – Firexo type fire extinguishers (If you’ve not heard about these yet, you soon will do! Wave goodbye to separate fire extinguishers!)
  • How to use fire extinguishers (including practical) & other fire controls.
  • General Emergency Evacuation Plans (GEEP’s) & Personal Emergency Evacuation Plans (PEEP’s)
  • Planning for an evacuation
  • Zoning
  • Actions in the event of a fire
  • Liaising with the fire services during an emergency
  • Understand the importance of a prompt & safe evacuation of the workplace.

Certificate:

There are two options available for this course. Ultimately there is no difference in the validity of either, but some people prefer to choose one other the other. You will see the same presentation, be assessed on the same practical skills & to the same degree, but sit different multiple choice exam papers at the end of the course.

  • Certified by Chris Garland Training:
    • This is the default option.
    • PDF format certificates are issued as standard, but paper certificates can be requested as well.
    • Your certificate will be valid for 3 years.
  • Certified by the Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organisation:
    • Level 2 Award in Fire Safety for Fire Marshals
    • If you’d prefer this option, please select this option when making your booking.
    • PDF format certificates are issued as standard, but paper certificates can be requested as well.
    • Your certificate will be valid for 3 years.
  • Please note that it’s strongly recommended that fire marshals undertake refresher training at least annually & should renew their qualification every 3 years.

Course duration:

  • 6 guided learning hours.
  • Generally we run these courses from 9.30am until 5pm.

Test:

  • Whether certified by Chris Garland Training or the Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organisation that we use, the assessments are the basically the same. Each candidate undertakes a multiple-choice question paper & practical assessment.
  • Multiple-Choice Question paper:
    • You need to score a minimum of 70% correct to achieve a pass.
  • Practical observation:
    • You’ll be required to demonstrate your capabilities as a fire marshal as you would in an emergency situation. You need to score 100% to achieve a pass.

Pre-requisites:

  • We recommend that you have a minimum of GCSE grade C/Level 2 literacy and numeracy (or equivalent) before undertaking this course. This is not mandatory – please contact us to discuss any reasonable adjustments to accommodate your needs.
  • The recommended minimum age to undertake this qualification is 14 years.

Candidates:

  • All classroom courses have a minimum and maximum number of candidates that we can take on a course.
    • Minimum: We need a minimum of 4 candidates on an open/scheduled course for the course to run. Click here for more details.
    • Maximum: We are limited by the Health & Safety Executive, and (where applicable) by the Awarding Organisation, to a maximum of 12 candidates per instructor.
  • Should you have more than 12 candidates to be trained, please contact us to discuss your training needs.

Geographical coverage:

  • These fire marshal courses are available to candidates across the UK & both courses can be delivered in other countries.
  • Please note that the content was developed in accordance with current UK practice, protocols & guidance.

Venue:

  • Scheduled courses run at our training centre in Knutsford, Cheshire. Visit our Joining Instructions page to read about what you will need to bring/wear, etc.
  • Why not arrange to have a private face to face course run at your workplace? Simply fill in our quote builder tool to request a quotation.

Joining instructions:

Private courses:

  • To arrange a private Fire Marshal Training course for yourself or your colleagues, please fill in our Quote Builder tool.

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  1. ChrisGarland

    “A really good and enjoyable course.”
    “An excellent and informative course.”
    “A great overview of fire safety & everyone’s roles & responsibilities.”
    “Excellent & informative.”

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  2. Zoe Tomlinson

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    The team were really engaged and enjoyed the course

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We offer both bespoke & Ofqual Accredited courses; the main difference being cost, with Ofqual Accredited courses costing slightly more than Bespoke courses.
*Please note that some courses are bespoke to Chris Garland Training, and as such cannot be certified by the Ofqual Regulated Awarding Organisation. Where this is the case, you will be informed of this in your quotation.

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Venue Choice:

Rooms should be suitably lit, with adequate heating & ventilation. There should be a sufficient number of chairs for each candidate and the instructor.
If not available, please provide more information in the ADDITIONAL INFORMATION field below.
Welfare facilities include accessible toilets, tea & coffee making facilities, smoking areas, etc.
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Candidates:

Please note that all courses have a maximum of 12 candidate places per instructor, except the Evacuation Chair User & Operator Course which has a maximum of 8 candidate places per instructor. If you have additional candidates to attend the course, we can either run an additional course at the same time, or arrange for a separate course to be held on a second date.

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Longevity

• Established 2012
• Trusted and recommended by training providers, nationwide.
• Consistently receiving 5 star reviews from our clients.
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• For every course place booked, we pay for a tree to be planted in some of the worlds most deforested areas and an area of kelp to be planted and managed.
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• You can read more about this and our other environmental strategies on our Environmental Responsibility page.

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