Deputy fire marshals – Do you have enough to cover the holiday periods?

Deputy fire marshals

Deputy fire marshals

Deputy fire marshals? Do you have enough cover?

Do you have enough deputy fire marshals to cover annual leave, sickness and also the holiday periods? Most workplaces have good fire plans and persons who can help get people out if there is a fire. However, not all workplaces have deputy fire marshals, so may have a problem if some fire marshals are not in the work place.

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Fire marshal training South London

fire marshal training South London

Fire marshal training South London

Fire marshal training South London

Our fire marshal training South London courses are held every month at Southwark College campus. This is part of the Lewis Southwark College. Our venue is so easy to find. It is just across the road from Southwark tube station.

This three hour course is ideal for new and also existing fire marshals. They will learn vital new skills and information so they can help evacuate persons in your workplace.

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Fire marshal training courses

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Fire marshal training courses – availability

Our open fire marshal training courses do book up early, so you must book early to reserve places! The next open courses are scheduled for Oct 18th, Nov 15th and also December 13th:

Oct 18th has just three spaces left. Afternoon session fully booked.

Nov 15th  has ten places left. Afternoon session fully booked.

Dec 13th has good availability. We also have an afternoon space available for companies who want off-site training on Dec 13th 2017.

All of our fire marshal training courses are IFSM accredited, so all persons get a training certificate after the course. They will also get online training notes if requested.

What’s included in the course?

The course is in four parts: Part one looks at fire law, causes of fire and also some case histories. Part two includes classes of fire, fire extinguishers and also a practical extinguisher session (open courses). We then take a short refreshment break. Part three looks at proactive fire marshal issues such as fire emergency plans, hazard spotting, safety checks and also fire drills. Part four looks at reactive measures such as accounting for persons, evacuating buildings, disabled procedures and also general evacuation advice.

How to book fire marshal training courses

Booking a course with us is so easy! Follow these easy steps and book your training now:

Open fire marshal training courses

Either call us or email us for availability. We will reserve a place for you and also send our booking email. We hold your place for five working days and will confirm your place once we have heard from you.

Note: We do not hold spaces on open courses if there is less than five days before the course date. So if you need a late booking, remember it will be first come, first serve!

In-house fire marshal training courses

Either call us or send an email with your preferred training dates. City Fire Training have a number of trainers, so picking your favourite date should be easy. We will reserve your course date and send a booking email. We will also ask you to agree our terms and conditions. Once we have heard from you, your course is booked! Remember in house courses can be for any number of persons, so this really is excellent value (limited to 20 persons with a live fire training session).


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Live fire extinguisher training

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How do we get live fire extinguisher training?

How do we get live fire extinguisher training? This is a regular question answered by our training team.

We provide live fire extinguisher training on open fire marshal training London courses and as in house fire marshal courses. Your staff can tackle real fires using our extinguishers and also our training rig.

Live fire extinguisher training – this what we need

If you want live fire extinguisher training we will need a safe place to carry out the training. Therefore we need; a space about five car parking spaces in size. It will also need to be on flat hard standing and on a space that is owned or controlled by your company. In addition, the space should not be near a main road or public highway. Lastly, it must be away from combustible sources and also air intakes.

If you are still unsure, either call or email us for more advice.

Live fire extinguisher training – more info

All staff attending our fire training sessions will receive an IFSM certificate. Many managers ask how long our certificates last. Since fire safety is risk assessed, this will depend on the level of risk in your building. For example high risk premises such as care homes will need more training than single storey buildings used as small offices!

Your staff will get the opportunity of tackling a range of small fires. They will use water, foam and also CO2 fire extinguishers. Your team will be closely monitored by our staff so that we can insure everyone stays safe.

How to book fire training

Whether you want an in house course or a space on an open course either email or phone us.

We will send a booking email and ask for information; where the training will be carried out, an invoice address, the names of attendees and also agree our terms and conditions. Once we have the info we need, your course is booked!




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Staff fire marshal training – So who needs it?

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Staff fire marshal training

Staff Fire marshal training will be needed for all persons who help put the fire emergency plan into place. The Fire Safety Order requires a workplace to have a fire evacuation plan and also enough trained persons to put the plan into action when needed!

On every course we are asked “So how often do we need to do this training?”. The frequency of fire marshal training will depend on the level of risk in a place of work, so is not a question that has a generic answer.

Fire marshals in workplaces that are high risk will need more frequent staff  fire marshal training, perhaps every year or so or even more often. This will include places such as residential care homes, schools and buildings with a high life risk. Smaller premises with fewer staff may not be high risk so less frequent training will be ok.

What do fire marshals need to be taught?

There a number of different government workplace fire guides. They offer different advice since different types of workplace have different types of risk!

All fire marshals should know the content of their fire emergency plan. They will need to be aware of all fire evacuation plans. There may be a number plans for various times of the day. For example; there will need to be a plan for regular work times and also one for out of regular hours. A building may even need plans for lone workers and also persons who enter the building late at night such as cleaners.

They will need to be taught how to open doors safely and also how to identify which detector may have operated. This could help persons discover the exact location of a fire. Remember most fires will be small in the early stages so the location may not be obvious.

In summary fire marshal need to know:

  • Details of the fire emergency plan
  • Also the different evacuation plans in the building including arrangements for disabled persons
  • Learn how to open doors safely
  • How to identify which detector has operated so the location of the fire can be established

How to book staff fire marshal training

Booking staff fire marshal training with us is so easy! Either call us or email with your preferred dates. We will send a booking email and ask you to agree our terms. Once we have your details, your course is booked!

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Fire warden courses London

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Fire warden courses London – open courses

Our fire warden courses London programme is popular with many clients. Today we trained 18 fire warden from a number of companies and they also took part in a live session.

Our  clients were a mix of office staff, restaurant and café staff, colleges and also from an engineering place of work.

Regular readers of this blog will know that a place of work must have fire plans and also persons to put the plan into place. These persons are called fire wardens or fire marshals. Regular training is needed to ensure wardens know what to do, so why not send your wardens to our course!


Fire warden courses London programme

This accredited course is split into four parts. Firstly, we look at fire law, common causes of fire at work and also some case histories. Persons on the course then learn about types of fire and also fire extinguishers. Next we look at non emergency roles and this includes hazard spotting, fire plans and also drills. Lastly we look at how fire wardens keep safe, how to get persons out of a building on fire and disabled fire plans.

Since this course includes a live fire training session, persons on the course are invited to fight some small fires. This will provide confidence, so if a fire starts in your building your staff will be ready!


How to book fire warden courses London programmes

Booking one of courses is so easy! First decide whether you want places on an open course or have an in house training session. Email us for course and also date availability. Once we have agreed a date we will send our course booking form and also ask you to agree our terms and conditions. Once you have replied with your details your course is booked!

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Welcome to our new City Fire Training blog page

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Welcome to the new City Fire Training blog page. You will find out about fire safety issues, recent fires and also our latest courses!

At City Fire Training we try to give you all the information you need to stay safe in your workplace and also your home. As an approved fire training centre we have a range of workplace fire safety courses that will help managers comply with the fire law. Since our programmes are workplace specific, you can be sure your staff will learn about risks and hazards that could be in their place of work.

City Fire Training – approved fire training centre

So what is an approved fire training centre? There are four recognised fire industry bodies that ensure that their members meet high standards. Our company is accredited with the Institute of Fire Safety Managers, a fire industry trade body that monitors suppliers of fire safety goods and services throughout the UK.

Our course programme has been viewed by our peers and judged excellent. Therefore, we know that your staff will great fire training that will help them reduce risk and increase safety where they work.

How to book City Fire Training for your workplace training

Booking a course with us is so easy! Either call us or email us with your preferred date. We have a large number of trainers so we should be able to provide training when you want it. We will ask for some details and also ask you to agree our terms. Once you have given us your details and also agreed our terms, Your course is booked! It really is that easy.

If you send us names before the training we will produce attendance certificates and give them out after completion. We will also forward online fire training notes to you too.


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