Fire Warden Courses Explained:

 

There is a legal requirement on employers to prepare an emergency plan that outlines how the workplace will be evacuated in the event of a fire outbreak. Fire wardens are designated the responsibility of executing this plan in an emergency situation. Section 11(1)(c) of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 states that the employer is required to: “designate employees to implement the plans, procedures and measures concerning fire and emergency. These designated employees are commonly called fire wardens or fire officers” Fire Services Act 1981

 

Fire Warden:
The Fire Warden course covers: fire theory, the roles and responsibilities of the fire warden, and practical use of extinguishers. It will allow participants to implement the plans, procedures and measures concerning fire in the workplace and also learn to evacuate staff safely using fire warden training techniques.

 

Fire Warden Instruction:
The Fire Warden Instruction course is designed to give participants the skills and confidence to deliver Fire Warden Training to meet the requirements of both the “1981 Fire Services Act” and “Regulation 9 of the Safety, Health, and Welfare at Work Act 2005″.

 

Fire Warden Instruction Refresher:
The Fire Warden Instruction Refresher course is designed to refresh participants knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver Fire Warden Training.

 

 

 

Fire Safety Courses for Management Explained:

 

Fire Manager:
Under Irish legislation, employers and management have a legal obligation to manage fire safety. Our Fire Managers course is designed for non-health and safety specialists to understand these responsibilities.

 

Fire Risk Assessor:
This Fire Risk Assessor training course is designed to give participants the skills and confidence to conduct a fire risk assessment as outlined in The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005. This course is popular with companies who which to have an in-house fire risk assessor, which is often a better value for money option than outsourcing this role to a consultant.

 

Unit Certificate in Fire Safety & Risk Assessment:
The Fire Safety and Risk Management Unit (Module) covers the management of health and safety in relation to fire safety. This course equips participants to carry out fire risk assessments of most low-risk workplaces and identify the range of fire protective and preventative measures required.

 

 

 

Other Fire Safety Courses:

 

Fire Awareness:
The Fire Awareness course is theory only and it will provide participants with a basic understanding of fire safety in the workplace, actions to take in the event of discovering a fire or upon hearing the fire alarm. Fire Safety Awareness training is aimed at existing personnel who have never received formal training (e.g. they are not designated fire wardens) and is ideal for new staff.

 

Fire Safety Instruction:
The Fire Safety Instruction course is designed to give participants the skills and confidence to deliver Fire Awareness Training. Please note: This course does not enable participants to train the Fire Warden Course.

 

Fire Extinguisher Training:
The Fire Extinguisher course covers the practical discharge of fire extinguishers.

 

 

 

Which Fire Safety Courses Should I Choose for My Participant(s)?

 

 

 

Course Title Course Outline Certification Approximate Duration Number of Participants Per Session Instructors Course
Fire Warden View House Cert 3.5 to 4 hours 12 NO
Fire Warden Instruction View House Cert 2-days 10 YES
Fire Warden Instruction Refresher View House Cert 1-day 10 YES
Fire Manager View House Cert 1-day 12 NO
Fire Risk Assessor View House Cert 1-day 12 NO
Unit Certificate in Fire & Risk Assessment View Accredited 5-days 10 NO
Fire Awareness View House Cert 2 hours 12 NO
Fire Safety Instruction View House Cert 1-day 10 YES
Fire Extinguisher Training View House Cert 2 hours 12 NO