Key Features & Benefits of this Course
- Complete this course online in 100 minutes
- Show commitment to The Fire Safety Order 2005 and Construction Design & Management Regs 2015
- Course suitable for designated employees
- CPD approved training
- Free Trial and demo available
- Receive certificate once completed
- Refresher courses available
Fire Warden Training (Construction) Course Contents
This section covers the basics - including fire spread, the dangers of smoke, the causes and costs of fires on construction sites, how to reduce the risks of fire and understanding the meaning of different types of signs and where they should be placed.
2. Fire Prevention
This section explains the role of the Fire Warden and the importance of a safe working environment, including the need for a fire emergency plan and fire evacuation plan. It explains what a fire risk assessment is and what it means to the Fire Warden. It looks at people who may be at particular risk, explaining what personal emergency evacuation plans are and who may need them. It includes a checklist for the Fire Warden.
3. Fire Evacuation
This section looks at how people react in fire-related situations – demonstrating how critical the role of a Fire Warden is. It explains the importance of fire drills and covers the emergency procedure, including raising the alarm and calling the fire service. It explains a Fire Warden’s duties during an evacuation.
4. Fire Extinguishers and Classes
This section looks at and explains the different classes of fire, the different types of fire extinguisher and how to operate them – including which extinguishers to use on each class of fire.
5. Legislation Overview
This presenter-led section of the Fire Warden course explains the legislation in a straightforward way. It’s simple to understand and concentrates on the relevant part of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.
Test & Certificate
This Fire Warden Training (Construction) 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 to Fire Wardens in Construction
The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
It is a legal requirement that your establishment appoints a Fire Warden (or 'Fire Marshal'). The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 clearly states that a competent person with the appropriate skills, knowledge and training should be present and capable of following the correct emergency procedures should they become necessary.
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...