Fire Warden Training in Construction

This course is specifically aimed at the Construction industry and provides comprehensive information needed to become a qualified Fire Warden or Fire Marshal. It includes full details on the duties of a Fire Warden or Marshal, use of fire extinguishers and how to complete effective fire drills and evacuation.

Every business legally requires Fire Warden(s)

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the kind of fire hazards you might encounter on a construction site
  • Learn about the actions you MUST take if you encounter a fire
  • Understand and meet the requirements of The Fire Safety Order 2005 and Construction Design and Management Regulations 2015

Course contents

This training course is broken down into 5 sections

  1. Background

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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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. A practical demonstration on how to use a fire extinguisher followed by delegates practicing the use of fire extinguishers.

  1. Legislative Overview

This 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 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 it 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.

Why Train with RDC Safety Limited?

RDC Safety Limited have a strong team of specialist trainers who develop and deliver bespoke courses tailored to suit your business’s individual requirements. From personal consulting, to providing training courses, and bespoke policies and procedures, RDC Safety Limited invests the time to understand your business.

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