Fire Marshal Training

The Fire Marshal training course covers the role of the designated fire marshal (fire warden) such as preventing fires, the different types of fire extinguisher and how to use fire extinguishers correctly. This course is in accordance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

Length of Course: 3 or 4 hours
dependent on extinguisher practical

Length of qualification: 3 Years

Who should attend?

This course is designed for designated fire marshals, people who are responsible for overseeing fire safety and anyone who needs to know how to use a fire extinguisher.

What will you learn?

This course will cover how to deal in the workplace with the following:

  • Introduction to fire safety
  • The Fire Triangle
  • Fire Spread and Behaviour
  • Fire Control Methods
  • Stopping Fires Occurring
  • Saving Lives and Minimising Damage
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Safety Protection
  • Fire Safety and the Law

This course is available with or without fire extinguisher practicals (see booking list) where staff will handle and use competently and safely a water and CO2 extinguisher.


Attendees will be observed and will need to be deemed confident and competent in all practical elements, skills and knowledge.

Course Requirements

Candidates need a good understanding of English. Candidates must be physically able to demonstrate the practical skills required to complete the assessment.


Successful candidates receive a SAH Training certificate, valid for three years.