Fire Marshall Training

Fire Marshall Training

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Course overview

Designed for individuals who have completed the basic fire awareness course. Who have been designated additional fire safety responsibilities, which include assisting in the safe evacuation of a building by coordinating a number of fire wardens in larger premises or where the organization has several buildings in close proximity to each other and there are a number of fire wardens allocated site specific duties. The course may be tailored to suit individual industries and ranges from 2-4 hour’s duration depending on numbers.  


  • To understand the role and responsibilities of the fire marshal and fire warden.
  • To be able to assist in the safe evacuation of a building in the event of an emergency.
  • To liaise with management and the Fire Service at an emergency incident.
  • To be able to identify all protected escape routes within a building and assist individuals to evacuate, using these routes in the event of an emergency.
  • To manage effectively within their building, the day to day fire precautions.

Learning Objectives

On completion of the course, the delegates will…

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of both fire warden and fire marshal.
  • Be able to identify all protected escape routes.
  • Understand the term ‘means of escape’.
  • Be able to complete and maintain accurate records.
  • Recognize the requirements for special procedures for the disabled.
  • Have an awareness of company policies and emergency plans relating to fire safety.
  • Be conversant with reporting procedures on all fire safety matters.
  • Understand how to assist in the safe evacuation of a building.
  • Be able to take a roll call and liaise with management, staff and the fire service
  • Be able to select and operate portable fire extinguishers, efficiently and safely.


Persons attending this course should have previously completed a “basic fire awareness course”.



Who should attend this course?

Personnel who have been designated or who wish to improve their knowledge in fire safety awareness and are willing to accept a higher level of responsibility, to assist in the day to day management of fire safety issues and ensure the safe evacuation of a building in the event of an emergency. Personnel who have an ability to manage a number of fire wardens and to coordinate their areas of responsibility.

Additional Information

The number of Fire Marshals required, is dependent on certain factors, including the size and layout of a building, the number of staff and types of processes carried out. This position is usual a single role working closely with all fire wardens who have been appointed by the organization.

As a general guide it is recommended that approximately 5% of the workforce is trained to fire marshal status.

The fire marshal course can be used in conjunction with a full fire evacuation drill if required, which is designated as a ‘combination drill’.


  • Pre-course knowledge
  • Legislation
  • Site specific emergency plan
  • Identifying and reporting fire hazards
  • The role and responsibility of the fire marshal
  • Fire drills and evacuation
  • Portable fire extinguishers (types and use)
  • Site related questions and answers

All prices exclude VAT and Mileage at a rate of 45p per mile.