Participants who have completed this course will be able to

  • Describe the chemistry of fire

  • List the actions taken in the event of fire
  • State the organisations evacuation procedures


Who should attend?

All Fire Warden Staff and those who wish to train as such.  


3 hours


Maximum Number of Candidates 

12 Per Trainer


Course Content 

  • Introduction

  • Course Objectives

  • Causes & cost of fire

  • Fire Safety Legislation (Overview)

  • Understanding fire

  • Fire classification

  • Types of fire extinguishers

  • Operation of fire extinguishers

  • Inspection and maintenance of fire extinguishers

  • Records

  • Fire Prevention and Hot Work Permit Systems

  • Course review and close 

  • Portable fire extinguisher 

  • Means of raising alarm

  • Means of summoning the fire brigade

  • Action on hearing fire alarm

  • Evacuation procedures

  • Tackling the fire

  • Role of the fire warden

  • Assisting the fire brigade

  • Action in the event of fire

  • Physics and chemistry of fire

  • Development and spread of fire



National Safety Centre Certificate of Attendance 


Certificate valid for three years



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