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Covered in this course
This training course is broken down into 5 sections
- 1 Background
- 2 Fire Prevention
- 3 Fire Evacuation
- 4 Fire Extinguishers and Classes
- 5 Legislation Overview
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
About this course
A complete in-depth Fire Warden eLearning course aimed specifically at those working in the Construction industry. This course provides everything you need to be able to demonstrate competence in the role of Fire Warden or Fire Marshal.
Assigning Fire Warden duties to a responsible person on site is a key part of ensuring good health and safety, and demonstrates a commitment to implementing sound emergency fire procedures.
This Fire Warden Training in Construction Course covers your duties under fire legislation, as well as looking at fire prevention measures, the correct use of fire extinguishers, and how to organise a fire drill. We also have a Fire Awareness for Construction course.
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Fire Warden in Construction 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 (Construction) course concludes with a 20 question multiple-choice test with a 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 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 Construction 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.
69 real user reviews
Verry easy to learn,and to do any course
Happy to chose IHASCO
The course went on and on, sure it could be condensed somewhat!
Easy to follow very informative.
This user gave this course a rating of 3/5 stars
What a great way to learn...Thank u all
This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars
Was good easy to learn
This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars
It is a long course, I would advise doing the course in one hit, I did it in short sections over a month, lot of information to remember
This was quite long course but information was very good and easy to understand
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 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...