Covered in this course
This training course is broken down into 5 sections
- 1 Introduction
- 2 Prevention Measures
- 3 Performing an Evacuation
- 4 Types of Extinguishers
- 5 Relevant Legislation
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.
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.
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.
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..
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.
About this course
This course contains everything you need to know to become a fully qualified Fire Marshal. This programme is designed to suit the working environment of those within the care sector.
Fire Warden Training in Care is designed to help you understand your legal duties when it comes to performing risk assessments, coordinating fire evacuations and managing emergency procedures. It is suitable for anyone wishing to undertake Fire Marshal responsibilities within a hospital or care home environment and will help ensure your workplace is safe.
Evacuation in a fire emergency and preventing fires within the care industry is an incredibly important role. There will usually be a lot of people to evacuate within a care home and sometimes many of them are not mobile. Therefore, precautions have to be put in place for this.
This training will be broken down into 5 sections: an introduction into what a fire warden's responsibilities are, what preventative measures can be taken, what to do in an evacuation, the different fire extinguishers and a look into the relevant legislation.
This programme also takes a look at basic fire extinguisher use; effective fire prevention measures; and current legislation. Get started today with a free trial!
This course can be used in conjunction with our Fire Awareness in Care Training.
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Fire Warden Training certificate
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Each of our courses ends with a multiple-choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.
This Fire Warden Training (Care) course concludes with a 20 question multiple-choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questions 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 reprint certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.
What does my certificate include?
Your Fire Warden Training in Care Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.
Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.
233 real user reviews
I learned in this training all the fire extinguisher and all the things that are needed for doing in a fire for the safety of all staff and service users in the workplace.
Good content and interesting
I enjoyed the course. Lots of things to consider in the workplace. I liked the brief summary after each section.
I enjoyed this course it made me think alot more about how I would deal with a fire. I have since walked around my place of work to refresh myself with all the fire exits and the policys that are in place.
This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars
Course is well described
Course is easy to use and covers all important information to complete your role as a fire warden .
A very long training session
Could be split into two mini courses. Lots to digest in one go with over 100 sections.
A long course , very in-depth but good
I enjoyed the course, learnt a great deal , a lot of information on the fire warden duties etc but a little long.
Good and detailed
Not necessarily specific to residential social care homes, but many principles and info are the same and good food for thought to take away!
Why is this training important?
It's important that you comply with the law and know the ways in which it affects you and the way you work.
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...