We have new fire marshal training London dates. Our next courses will be held on 13th Dec, 17th Jan and also 14th Feb.
New fire marshal training in London dates
Fire marshal training in London
We have new fire marshal training in London dates which also include live fire training exercises.
Our new dates are: Nov 15th, Dec 13th and also 17th Jan. These courses are all morning courses from 10.00 to 13.00 hours.
So what will your staff learn? Our courses are approved and have therefore been passed as courses suitable for fire marshal and fire wardens. Staff will learn about why fire marshals are so important, a little bit of fire law and case histories. Next we look at the different types of fire and also all types of fire extinguishers. After our theory session we are off outside to tackle some small fires. We then take a short break for coffee, tea or water. Next we look at the role of fire marshals looking at non emergency and also emergency issues. Topics discussed include fire emergency plans, fire drills, hazard spotting, safety checks and maintenance, getting people out of buildings and also disabled fire plans.
More about our fire marshal training London services
Our fire marshal training London services include open courses and also in house fire training. If your team require live fire extinguisher training, you can also hire our venue to carry out training for your staff.
This course has been approved by the IFSM. It is also based on government guidance, British Standard notes and also fire service advice. We can help you develop fire plans and procedures that will keep your staff and visitors safe.
How to book fire marshal training London sessions
Booking courses with us is so easy! Either email us or call us with your preferred date. If we have space available and book the course provisionally for five days. We will ask for some details and also ask you to agree our terms. Once we have your details, your course is booked!!
Online fire marshal training courses
We also have online fire training courses for fire marshals. These can be bought as individual courses. Managers can also buy a secure on line fire training website for their workplace. The online fire training will be for your fire marshals and all other staff. Only your staff can see the content of this site. It can also include your fire emergency plans and evacuation plans.
Fire marshal training courses London – new dates
Fire marshal training courses London
We have new fire marshal training courses London dates, so now is great time to book your places!
Our new dates are 10th May (limited availability), 14th June and also 18th July 2017. These courses are IFSM approved courses and also include a live fire extinguisher session. Each person will get a training certificate and also online fire training notes.
Our fire marshal training courses London are an ideal platform for fire marshals and fire wardens. As well as learning about fire law, how to get people out of a building on fire and types of fire. They also get the opportunity of tackling small fires with fire extinguishers on our training rig. This gives attendees great confidence, so if a fire occurs in your building they will know what to do!
How to book places on our fire marshal training courses London programme
Booking a course with us is so easy! Either email or phone us with your preferred dates. We will send a booking email and ask for some details and also ask you to agree our terms. Once we have received your details your course is booked. It really is so easy!!
More about City Fire Training and their trainers
All of our trainers have worked as tutors for the Fire Service Safety Partnership. They have carried out thousands of fire training courses and overseen thousands of practical fire sessions, so your staff are in safe hands. Our team regularly carry out refresher making sure that they stay up to date with the latest developments in fire safety. All have worked as workplace fire safety officers or emergency planning officers with the fire service as well as having an operational role.
Do you need to know more about our open or in house fire marshal courses? Either call us or email us for more details!
Fire procedures – out of hours plans
Most buildings have fire procedures, but many do not have out of hours policies. Managers must have fire plans and also ensure persons safety at all times.
Out of hours is usually before 0830 / 0900 and after 1700 / 1800 hours. The simple methods below will help ensure all persons are accounted for during these hours.
Fire procedures before regular hours ie 0700 to 0900
A register should be placed at the reception or entrance to the place of work. The list will have two columns. One for regular staff and also another for fire marshals. All staff must sign in if they get to their place of work before usual operating hours. In the event of a fire alarm all persons should leave the building and report to the assembly point. The first person to the fire register will operate as a roll call officer. They will call out all names and report any persons missing and their possible location to the fire service in the event of a fire.
However, as fire marshals enter the building, the organisation can revert to a sweep system. An additional column with fire marshals should also be listed on the fire register. If the building requires four fire marshals to operate a sweep system, the fourth fire marshal entering the building will sign in and then write SWEEP over the fire register. Any further persons entering the building will not require to sign in. In the event of fire alarm operating any person seeing the fire register will know that a roll call is not required. Fire marshals will report to the assembly point and call the fire service if a fire has been detected. (note: London Fire Brigade do operate an unwanted fire signal policy – check their website for details).
Fire procedures before regular hours ie 1730 to 2100
A roll call will be required. This entails a list of names of all persons in the building at the reception or entrance / exit of the building. Persons must sign out.
Fire marshals remaining in the building can still perform a sweep of their area as this may speed up an out of hours evacuation.
The first person to the reception or entrance / exit will act as a roll call officer.
Fire marshal training
Our fire marshal training includes accounting and evacuation plans of regular hours and out of hours plans. We also include information such as fire extinguishers, classes of fires and also fire drills. The programme includes hazard spotting, fire emergency plans, safety checks and in addition, disabled fire procedures.
For more details either phone or email us now!
So who does need fire marshal training?
Fire marshal training
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 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 fire marshal training
Booking 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!
Fire marshal duties and responsibilities
What are your Fire marshal duties and responsibilities?
What are our fire marshal duties and responsibilities? This is a common question we are asked on our courses and also in calls to our offices. This guide will tell what you need to know about fire marshal duties and responsibilities.
Fire safety law
Fire law requires responsible persons of places of work to plan for fires in their building and also to have enough persons to put the plan into place. These persons are called fire marshals and also fire wardens.
Fire marshals need fire training and it should be carried out regularly. The law does not say how often fire marshals must be trained. The amount of training is based on the level of risk in the premises.
What duties do fire marshals have?
Government fire safety booklets give advice on how fire marshals can help managers keep a building safe. This includes daily duties and also what to do in an emergency.
Non emergency duties:
- Carry out daily checks of escape routes and also check fire exit doors.
- Check fire panel for any fire alarm faults and report them if found.
- On going check for hazards and also any fire safety breaches ie wedging open doors.
- Helping with weekly fire alarm tests. They can assist with ensuring the alarm is loud enough and also to see if automatic fire doors shut / security doors open when the alarm sounds
- Helping with monthly emergency lighting flick tests
- Carrying out fire drills or also acting as observers during them
- Reporting to a manager of their possible absence so replacements can takeover their role
- Put the fire evacuation plan into place
- This could involve a roll call or sweep system
- Assisting evacuation buddies after search has been completed
- Shutting all doors and windows while carrying out search of premises
- Reporting to the person in charge that their area or floor is clear
How to book fire marshal training
Booking a course with us is so easy! Either call or email us with your fire marshal training needs. This can be places on open courses and also in house fire marshal training. Once we have agreed a date and you have answered our questions and agreed our terms. Your course is booked!
In house fire marshal training
In house fire marshal training options
Our in house fire marshal training can be run as an off the peg or adapted session. This course is an approved fire marshal course and we can either change it to include your plans or offer advice based on your workplace risk.
Our course fee is for any number of persons, so this can work out as excellent value for money. The course can delivered as a morning, afternoon and also as an evening session. We can also include a live fire training session if you have a suitable outside space.
In house fire marshal training content
Here is a suggested content for an in house fire marshal training session:
First of all we will discuss fire law, common causes of fire in your type of workplace and also find out what your staff know about their fire plans. Next we would discuss types of fire and the fire extinguishers in your building. It would include safety tips and either an extinguisher video or live fire session. Next we look at hazard spotting and can also include actual risks from your building. We also look at what fire safety checks are needed and fire drills. Finally, we look the emergency role of fire marshals. This includes accounting and evacuating persons, fire emergency plans and disabled plans.
How to book in house fire marshal training sessions
Boking a training course with us is so easy. Either email us or call us with your preferred dates. If these are available we will provisionally book your course. We will then ask for some details and also ask you to agree our terms. Once we have your details and you have agreed our terms you training is booked.
If you need more advice or want more information call us now!
Fire training Essex options
Fire training Essex options
Our fire marshal training Essex options can help you pick great training for your staff. We off in house, off site and also some open fire marshal training Essex courses.
So why pick us for fire marshal training? Well… our company is an approved fire training centre who also offer accredited fire courses. As an approved centre we can also alter our course to include your fire plans and include specific risks found in your workplace into the fire training.
In addition to being an approved fire training centre, all of our trainers have worked for the fire service delivering this course. We produced this course for the Essex Fire Service, so you get fire service style training for a fraction of the cost.
Persons taking this course will get a training certificate and also online training notes after completing the training.
Session 1 includes fire law, common causes of fire and also case histories.
Session 2 includes classes of fire and also types of extinguishers. We can add a live fire training session if you have an outside space.
Session 3 looks at fire emergency plans, hazard spotting, safety checks and also fire drills.
Session 4 is about daily and also emergency duties of fire marshals.
How to book fire marshal training Essex sessions
Booking a fire training session with us is so easy! Simply decide on the dates you would like and the either call or email us with them. Once we have agreed a date we will ask for some of your details. This includes where the training will take place, who to invoice and also ask you to agree our terms and conditions. As soon as we have heard back from you, your course is booked!
If you need more information about how we can help either call or email us now!
Fire marshal training legal requirements
What are your fire marshal training legal requirements?
So what are your fire marshal training legal requirements? Fire law requires persons in charge of fire safety in a building to have an evacuation plan in the event of a fire. The law also requires that person to have sufficient number of trained personnel to put the plan into place.
The frequency of fire marshal training will be based on the level of risk in the building. This can be found out by carrying out a fire risk assessment in the place of work. Places of work where there is a high life risk such as a care homes would need training more often than a small ground floor shop with a small amount of floor space.
Even though fire deaths in places of work are uncommon, regular fire training of fire marshals is required. You may need additional fire marshal training if you have shift work or also a high turnover of staff. The following list provides a rough guide to fire marshal training frequency:
Places with sleeping accommodation such as care homes and also hotels – annual fire training
Large buildings where members of the public gather – annual training
Buildings that offer healthcare and also where disabled persons visit – annual fire training
Buildings such as schools, colleges, nurseries and also universities – annual fire training
Premises with large numbers of persons or high risk – annual fire training
Smaller buildings such as offices, small retail units or also small low risk units – fire training every two or three years.
Fire marshal training – How can we help?
We provide fire marshal training throughout the United Kingdom. Our three hour courses are approved training sessions and also are one fee for any number of staff. Our fire marshal training course can be changed to include your plans and risks if you need in house training.
Booking a course with us is so easy. Either email us or call us with your preferred dates. Once we have agreed a date we ask for some details and also ask you to agree our terms. Once we have your details your course is booked!