Fire marshal training course

This half-day Fire marshal training course covers the role of the designated fire marshal (fire warden). You will learn about preventing fires and learn about the different types of fire extinguisher and how to use them correctly.

Find out how many trained fire marshals your business needs by using our calculator, you can also download our fire safety checklist* to help you get fire safety provision right in your workplace.

Who should attend

This course is suitable for:

  • those who are responsible for overseeing fire safety
  • designated fire marshals
  • anyone who needs to know how to use a fire extinguisher.

What you will learn

The course will present an understanding of fire regulations and general fire precautions. It aims to provide you with the knowledge to be become a fire marshal.

Course content

  • Action on discovering a fire
  • Common causes of fire
  • Fire drills and evacuation 
  • Fire safety legislation 
  • Fire safety precautions
  • The chemistry of fire
  • The role of fire marshal
  • Using fire extinguishers

Course duration


Assessment and certification

Ongoing trainer observation.

All delegates will receive a St John Ambulance certificate valid for three years.

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*The calculator and checklist are for guidance only and do not replace the need for a full first aid needs assessment and fire risk assessment in your workplace

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