Key Features & Benefits of this Course
- Complete this only course in just 80 minutes
- Fully approved content: RoSPA and CPD
- Demonstrate a commitment to the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and The Fire Safety Order 2005
- Bulk discounts and free trial available
- Printable certificates upon completion of the course
- Condensed versions available
Fire Warden Training (Care) Course Contents
In the first section of this course, we take a look at the basics of what a Fire Warden is and what their responsibilities broadly cover. We also introduce some general information about the dangers posed by fire, common fire signage and the potential costs associated with fire damage. And we look at fire detection systems in care settings.
2. Prevention Measures
This chapter covers the importance of performing fire risk assessments, as well as exploring the importance of performing regular and organised fire evacuation drills. We look at the need for a fire emergency plan and a fire evacuation plan. In this section we also look at people who may be at particular risk, explaining what personal emergency evacuation plans are and who may need them.
3. Performing an Evacuation
Understanding what is involved in a safe evacuation is crucial for any fire marshal. This section of the training covers human behaviour in the event of an evacuation, and allows the delegate to appreciate the key role of the fire warden in maintaining safety and order in an emergency situation. We look at evacuation equipment and refuges and explain the evacuation strategies appropriate to care settings.
4. Types of Extinguishers
Different types of fires require different extingushers. Here we help you understand which ones are appropriate, as well as lookng at how to operate them..
5. Relevant Legislation
The final section of this course is presenter-led, and explains the relevant UK legislation associated with fire safety. This chapter is followed by and end of course test, which must be completed in order to access the certificate.
Test & Certificate
This Fire Warden Training (Care) course concludes with a 20 question multiple choice test with printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questionnaires guide the user through the sections of the training, and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout. As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to re-print certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.
Legislation relating Fire Wardens in the Care Industry
The responsible person (property owner, company director etc) must, where necessary, nominate competent persons to implement those measures and ensure that the number of such persons, their training and the equipment available to them are adequate, taking into account the size of, and the specific hazards involved in, the premises concerned...