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Fire marshal course London – last few places – book your place now!

Fire marshal course London – last few places

Our fire marshal course London programme is filling fast, so managers must book now to secure a place on this course. The course will be held on 14th September 2016 from 10.00 – 13.00. The course venue is at Stratford Circus Arts Centre which is less than 300 metres from the tube station. Stratford can be reached by either the Central or Jubilee lines.

This course also includes a practical fire extinguisher session. Therefore, your staff can tackle small fires with a fire extinguisher. We use a fire training rig and also our fire extinguishers.

So what will your staff learn on this course?

First of all, we discuss reasons for training and fire safety law. This provides an overview of fire risk assessment and emergency plans and consequently the need for fire marshals. Also we look at the classes and types of fire and fire extinguishers and practical exercise.

Next we look at the role of fire marshals including non emergency roles and also what happens when a fire alarm operates. The programme also looks at fire drills, maintenance checks, hazard spotting, accounting for persons and disabled plans. You can either view the fire marshal course London syllabus on this link or speak to one of our team.

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Fire marshal training costs

Fire marshal training costs

So what are the fire marshal training costs a manager can expect to pay? This depends whether they have either in house training or send staff on open courses.

If you want to pay less for an in house course select a non practical course for just £345+VAT. Any number of persons can attend for the same fee. If you would rather have a course with a fire extinguisher practical costs are £545+VAT. The fee is higher because we have two staff and use materials during the training.

Managers can also pay less if they are able to send staff to an open course. Our fee for an approved course is just £75+VAT per person. This maybe cheaper than our team attending your site. If you have less than eight persons on the course the total fee will be cheaper.

This article refers to fire marshal training fees in London, Essex, Kent, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire. If you are based further afield, we will probably have to charge a small transport fee and overnight costs.

Also, remember that we do offer fire marshal training in many types of workplace. This includes approved care home fire training including evacuation advice, therefore, this will pass as a fire marshal training session. Previous clients have had our care home fire training course praised by CQC for its content.

We also offer fire marshal training workplace courses for construction sites, hotels, schools, factories, theatres and many other places.

Contact us for details

For fire marshal training in Essex either call 01206 549589 or email info@cityfiretraining.co.uk . We have good availability for fire marshal courses Essex programmes and therefore can deliver courses at late notice.

Managers can discuss course costs in other areas by either sending your details or calling our team.

For details of the fire marshal training costs either call or email us for a no obligation quote.

 

 

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Duties of a fire marshal

The  Duties of a fire marshal or fire warden

The duties of a fire marshal or fire warden can be varied. Therefore, any person  in this role must be aware of their responsibilities and tasks.

First of all, the role involves taking part in the fire plan and procedures. The plans should already be created and marshals will have carried out fire drills.

Also, other duties of a fire marshal may include checking that fire precautions and building corridors are safe to use. This will include making sure the means of escape is clear and that fire extinguishers are in place. In addition, checks may include emergency lighting and checking that fire exits open easily.

Some managers ask fire marshals to carry out simple fire training for new  and temporary staff. In addition, the training should include where exits and fire extinguishers are and fire evacuation plan.

Marshals  and wardens may be assisted by deputy marshals and these persons also need to be trained.

Fire training

Workplace fire training and fire drills should be carried out frequently. Fire marshal training could be yearly and fire drills every six months. Whatever the frequency the training should be based on the fire plans and a realistic fire scenario in the building.

Our fire marshal course will help marshals and wardens with their role. Furthermore, the training is an approved course and all persons on the course will receive a certificate.

The course includes:

  • Fire law and case histories.
  • Extinguishers and classes of fire.
  • Fire plans,  drills and how to account for people in a building.
  • Plans for disabled persons and those with reduced mobility.

Managers and persons  can view the fire marshal course  by following this link.

 

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Fire marshal training in London – Here are the options!

Fire marshal training in London

Managers looking for fire marshal training in London will find a full choice of trainers and suppliers. These range from small business, large national suppliers and fire brigades. Also, they are offer courses from one day, four hour, three hour and shorter sessions. Therefore, there will be a multitude of prices and fees.

Our fire marshal training in London programmes and in house courses are all approved by a leading fire industry body. Open courses are available for those training small numbers of staff and in house courses for larger groups.  Furthermore, as an approved centre, we can make small changes to an in house course and add your evacuation plans. Therefore an in house tailored course and training would still be an accredited course.

Only a few suppliers of fire marshal training provide extinguishers and practical training to their courses. We have an extinguisher training rig, so can offer live fire training. Managers will need to ensure that the practical area is safe and we can advise about this.

Always consider whether the course content meets your needs. Here is a quick look at our course:

  • Fire law.
  • Classes and types of fire.
  • Fire extinguishers and how to identify them.
  • Non emergency roles including fire drills and hazard spotting.
  • Emergency duties including fire emergency plans and accounting for persons.
  • Fire precautions maintenance and checking.
  • Procedures for disabled persons and those with reduced mobility
  • General evacuation advice and open forum.

More advice about fire training

There is a lot of advice about fire training and courses. This is available in government booklets and on fire service websites.

Managers can get more details by either phone, email or clicking this fire marshal course link.

Our team can supply references from other customers regarding our fire training courses.

 

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Fire extinguisher training Essex – Do you offer live fire training?

Fire extinguisher training Essex

Do you offer fire extinguisher training Essex programmes?

Yes, our company does offer fire extinguisher training Essex programmes and we can provide a live fire session. Persons taking part can tackle small fires using our training rig and extinguishers.

So what will staff learn on this course? First of all, they will be taught about the different classes and types of fire. Furthermore, they will learn about fire extinguishers than use jets, sprays and mists. In addition, they will be taught about water, foam, carbon dioxide, dry powder and wet chemical fire extinguishers.  Finally, they will take part in a practical exercise. The full course syllabus can be viewed via this link.

This course is recognised by a leading fire industry organisation who have awarded us Approved Centre status.

People attending this course will get a certificate after completing the training and training book links.

What do we need to bring?

We recommend that persons wear their normal work clothes and flat shoes. Attendees can also bring pens and paper as they may wish to take notes. However, if they do not take notes, we can send training links to their type of workplace. This course is based on government workplace guidance and fire service advice.

 

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Fire training course post -Who needs fire training in care homes?

Care home fire training

Because residential care homes are a high fire risk, this post will look at care home fire training. Since London Fire Brigade reported ten care home fires each week, we have had many calls from managers.

Care homes care for  vulnerable persons, therefore must have good fire plans and correct staff fire training. Common questions to us include:

  • So, how often should our fire training course be?
  • Who should be trained and also what should the training include?
  • Do we need to have live fire extinguisher training and also do you provide it?

The simple answer is fire training is based on risk? If the building is a high risk building, therefore the training should be more often than other workplaces. If a plan involves moving a high number of elderly persons more not less people will put the plan in place. Finally, there is no requirement for live fire training but some hands on fire extinguisher training may be useful to staff.

Care homes use delayed evacuation, progressive horizontal evacuation, vertical evacuation and sometimes full evacuation of occupants. With a large number of persons in a care home, all staff will have a role in the evacuation plan.

Most care homes have annual fire training and also regular fire drills. It is also important for different training for early and late shifts. Since there are many staff on in the day and only a small number at the night, staff will need different procedures.

Our residential care home fire training course

Fire training  content info is in Government guidance for  Care Homes. It includes: fire fighting equipment, fire evacuation plans, types of evacuation, looking for hazards and ensuring that fire safety measures are correct.

Fire Training Course .com provides approved training and look at stages of fires and what action should be taken. This three hour course will help all staff work quickly and efficiently when a fire occurs.

Go to our residential care home fire training page now for more details of this course. Managers can also get more info by either calling or sending an email.

Lastly, remember that our training can include hands on training. This includes live fires, drills and looking at the fire safety features in the building. Our trainers can also show how to move occupants from danger quickly using simple slings and equipment. Book your care home fire training course with us now!

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Fire safety training post – How frequently should staff receive fire training?

Fire safety training

Government guidance does not detail the frequency  of fire safety training, refresher training or fire drills.

The frequency of fire training will depend on the level of risk in a workplace. In a building with high risk, training should occur more often than premises which are low risk. For example, a large building with dangerous chemicals and many staff would have more complex plans and training than a single storey building with ten employees.

A good fire risk assessor will be able to provide guidance on how often staff have fire training. For example:

  • A large care home may have annual fire training.
  • A high risk chemical plant should have at least annual training.
  • A small building and low staff numbers could have fire training every two or three years.

So what should an organisations staff fire training cover? Government guidance booklets provide good advice and recommend that the fire emergency plan should be covered.

This will include:

  • Action on discovery of a fire.
  • Action on hearing the fire alarm.
  • Arrangements for calling the fire brigade.
  • Fire fighting equipment provided.
  • Evacuation plans including those particularly at risk.
    • Disabled fire procedures.
    • Procedures for those working in remote areas.
    • Procedures for persons working alone.
    • Plans out of office hours.
    • Regular hour fire procedures.
  • Location of escape routes.
  • Persons with specific responsibilities in the fire evacuation plan
  • Location of assembly points.
  • Frequency of training.

General staff fire training

We provide accredited fire safety courses and these can be provided at your workplace or at one of our venues. We also run open courses in London and you can send staff for basic fire safety training.

Each attendee will receive a certificate of attendance and online fire safety booklet links. For details of this course go to our General staff fire training page.

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Fire marshal course dates in London – Our latest training dates

Fire marshal course dates

We have added two new fire marshal course training and fire warden course dates in London. The courses which include a practical fire extinguisher session are scheduled for:

September 14th 2016   –   10.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.

October 13th 2016        –   10.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m.

Attendees can choose to attend the fire extinguisher sessions only and are both from 10.00 – 11.30.

We also provide in house courses and workplace training for  care homes, construction sites, schools and hotels etc.

Fire marshal course content

This training course is delivered in five sections. This what you will learn:

  • The reasons for fire training and fire safety law.
  • The classes of fire, fire extinguishers and how to use them.
  • A practical fire extinguisher session using water, foam and carbon dioxide fire extinguishers.
  • Non emergency duties of fire marshals and fire wardens:
    • Fire emergency plans.
    • Hazard spotting and maintaining a safe escape route.
    • Fire drills and how to make them more effective.
    • Essential tests and fire safety checks.
  • Emergency fire procedures:
    • Evacuation strategies and where they are employed.
    • Accounting methods.
    • Disabled fire plans and personal emergency evacuation plans.
    • General evacuation advice and open forum.

If you are attending our course this is what you can expect! A lively  group from different types of workplace, experienced trainers who have served as fire officers and fire safety professionals, an attendance certificate and online training material.

The venue for these courses are Stratford Circus Arts Centre. This  venue is just three hundred metres from Stratford tube station. Stratford tube station can be found on the Central line, Jubilee line and British Rail.

 

For more details of the course content go to our fire marshal course page or call us on 0207 419 5001. Need more information? Our sales team will direct your call to one of the course tutors and they will be happy to answer all of your questions.

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