Fire Marshal (Warden)
Training Course

Course Overview

Our course provides a dynamic and engaging learning experience, specifically designed to enhance your fire safety knowledge and skills. Whether you’re a designated Fire Marshal, Fire Warden, or part of a dedicated team responsible for fire safety compliance, this training equips you with the fundamental understanding, confidence, and abilities required to effectively carry out your duties.

Target Personnel

Our Fire Marshal (Warden) Training Course specifically caters to nominated personnel entrusted with supporting management in meeting their fire safety obligations. Whether you’re a designated Fire Marshal, Fire Warden, or part of the dedicated team responsible for fire safety compliance, this course is designed with you in mind. By equipping you with the necessary skills and knowledge, we support you in confidently fulfilling your role in upholding fire safety regulations.

Aims & Objectives

Our primary goal is to equip delegates with a comprehensive understanding of the dangers posed by fire. Through our Fire Marshal (Warden) Training Course, we provide delegates with the essential knowledge and functional requirements necessary to create effective Fire Action Plans. In the event of a fire, our course empowers delegates to lead a safe evacuation from the premises, ensuring the well-being of themselves and others. By imparting practical skills and instilling a proactive mindset, we minimise the risk associated with fire incidents.


Our Fire Marshal (Warden) Training takes place in a classroom setting, utilising multimedia tools to deliver an interactive learning experience. Through engaging PowerPoint presentations, informative video clips, and, whenever feasible, practical demonstrations, we ensure that participants absorb the knowledge effectively.

To optimise convenience, minimise costs, and mitigate disruption, our training is conducted on the client’s premises. By bringing the training directly to your organisation, we maximise the efficient use of delegates’ time, allowing them to remain focused on their daily responsibilities. This approach ensures seamless integration of training into the work environment while minimising any inconvenience.


The instruction provided in our Fire Marshal (Warden) Training Course is delivered by experienced fire safety consultants who have undergone rigorous training at the renowned Fire Service College in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucester. These consultants possess a deep understanding of the academic disciplines associated with fire safety. They have successfully completed the requisite fire safety qualifications and bring with them a wealth of practical knowledge gained from at least 5 years of invaluable experience in fire safety enforcement. Having served within Local Authority Fire & Rescue Services in the Fire Safety Department, our consultants bring a unique blend of expertise and real-world insights to the training, ensuring a comprehensive learning experience.


The set-up time required is approximately 30 minutes. The duration of the presentation itself ranges from 3 to 3 hours and 30 minutes, providing ample time for thorough coverage of the essential topics.


To ensure an individualised and interactive approach, the number of participants attending our training courses is typically limited to 10 persons. This restriction allows us to provide personalised attention and foster meaningful interactions among participants, maximising their learning opportunities.

However, we understand that there may be circumstances where larger groups need to be accommodated. By prior arrangement and mutual agreement, we can make arrangements to cater to increased numbers, while still striving to maintain the quality and effectiveness of the training. Our priority remains the provision of exceptional learning experiences, regardless of group size.

To be undertaken on one agreed date


The course covers:

Fire Marshal Course

By enrolling in our Fire Marshal (Warden) Training Course, you are investing in your professional development and the safety of your workplace. This comprehensive training equips you with the essential skills and knowledge required to fulfil your duties effectively and ensure compliance with fire safety regulations. Through engaging classroom-based sessions and guidance from experienced fire safety consultants, you will gain the confidence and expertise necessary to make informed decisions during fire emergencies.


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Most Frequently Asked Questions

A Fire Marshal, also known as a Fire Warden, is an individual responsible for ensuring fire safety in a specific area. They are trained to prevent fires, conduct regular inspections, and take appropriate action during emergencies. Fire Marshals play a crucial role in promoting a safe environment for everyone.

Our Fire Marshal (Warden) Training Course, offered by Fire Risk Consultancy Services, is a comprehensive and tailored program designed to equip individuals with the necessary fire safety skills and knowledge required to effectively carry out their duties as designated Fire Marshals (Wardens) in various industries, including hotels, hospitality, educational institutions, and workplaces.

Our training course covers a wide range of topics, including a comprehensive understanding of fire, the role of a Fire Marshal (Warden), fire safety measures and prevention, evacuation procedures, the proper use of fire extinguishers, and compliance with the latest fire safety regulations and legislations, such as the Fire Safety Order.

We suggest refresher training every 1 – 3 years depending on: the level of risk; changes to the building – layout, procedures, processes; fire incidents; false alarms; and turnover of staff.

Low-risk building – Fire Marshals trained every two to three years and they should also assist in at least one fire drill per year.

Medium-risk building – Fire Marshals trained every year or two years and they should also take part in one or two fire drills per year.

High-risk building – Fire Marshals should be trained every year and take part in at least two fire drills per year.

During an emergency, a Fire Marshal’s responsibilities include taking immediate action to evacuate occupants, raising the alarm, guiding people to safe assembly points, and assisting emergency services. They also play a crucial role in accounting for all individuals and ensuring everyone is safe.

Assisting in creating fire emergency & evacuation plans.

Making sure that all of the buildings fire doors are in correct working order.

Having good fire safety practices at work

Taking appropriate action to fires and remaining calm in case of a fire i.e. fighting fire with the appropriate extinguisher or evacuating people from the building.

Carrying out fire risk assessments.

Undertaking company-wide fire drills and then deciding if any actions need to be taken as a result.

Make sure that the equipment has been correctly installed, is in working order and readily available.

Monitoring general fire safety at all times.

Yes. The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 made it a legal requirement. You are obliged to offer both general fire safety training for all members of staff, and specialist Fire Marshal or Fire Warden training for appointed staff members to help assist in an emergency situation.

There is no difference between the role of a Fire Warden and Fire Marshal in most workplaces. However, some organisations may wish to use the two titles to help differentiate between two separate roles.

Fire Marshal Training is crucial for ensuring the safety of employees and management within a business or institution. By providing comprehensive fire safety awareness training and equipping individuals with the necessary fire protection skills, the training course helps create a safe and prepared environment, reduces fire hazards, and enhances the understanding of fire prevention measures and responsibilities for fire safety.

Currently, our Fire Marshal (Warden) Training Course is conducted in a classroom setting to facilitate interactive learning, practical demonstrations, and meaningful interactions among participants. However, we are actively working on developing an online Fire Marshal training course to provide flexible learning options for individuals and organisations.

Fire evacuation procedures in the UK are governed by various regulations, including the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. The law requires employers to have an emergency plan in place, conduct regular Fire Risk Assessments, and provide adequate fire safety training to employees, including Fire Marshals/Wardens.

Absolutely. Our training course is regularly updated to incorporate the latest fire legislation, including the Fire Safety Order and relevant regulations. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of their responsibilities for fire safety, legal compliance, and the necessary fire safety arrangements required within their respective industries.

Yes, anyone can become a Fire Marshal, provided they receive the necessary training. Our course is designed to accommodate individuals with varying levels of experience and backgrounds. Whether you’re a business owner, employee, or simply interested in fire safety, our training will help you.

The Fire Marshal (Warden) Training Course is suitable for anyone who holds the responsibility for fire safety within their organisation, such as designated Fire Marshals, managers, supervisors, or individuals interested in enhancing their fire safety skills and knowledge. The course provides comprehensive training to fulfil the duties of a Fire Marshal and promote a culture of fire safety in the workplace.

Yes, our comprehensive Fire Marshal (Warden) Training Course includes specific modules dedicated to fire extinguisher training. Participants will learn about the different types of fire extinguishers, their appropriate use, and  training to effectively control and extinguish fires. The training ensures individuals understand the designated Fire Marshal’s role in using fire extinguishers and promoting fire safety in the workplace.

Our training course has been designed to enhance fire safety awareness for employees at all levels. It covers topics such as fire hazards identification, understanding the nature of fire, recognising potential risks, promoting responsible fire safety practices, and encouraging employees to play an active role in maintaining a safe working environment.

Yes, our Fire Marshal (Warden) Training Course is suitable for a wide range of industries, including educational institutions, hotels, and the hospitality industry. The course content is customised to address the specific fire safety needs and challenges faced by these sectors, ensuring participants receive relevant and tailored training.