Fire marshal courses in London – Everything you will need to know!

Fire marshal courses in Londonfire marshal courses in London

Our fire marshal courses in London can book up quite quickly, so here is everything you need to know about us and our training.

First of all, you can be assured of great training. All of our courses are accredited and we are also an approved IFSM training centre. In addition, our courses are based on government fire booklets and British Standards. We also include advice from London Fire Brigade to help you comply with fire safety law.

Since we do not limit the numbers attending in house courses, we are very popular. However, we do limit the numbers attending any outside practical session to less than twenty persons. This is so we can maintain a safe environment for your staff. If you would rather have more persons have hands on extinguisher training, we can provide multiple sessions.

Our trainers have all worked as senior personnel or trainers in the fire service. This provides us with a great insight to what fire inspectors look for during an audit. Consequently, our courses have been tailored to help you comply with the law but to do so with minimum cost.

Our training team will provide certificates of attendance for all of those who complete the training. We can also send online booklets about your workplace to assist further learning.

How to book our fire marshal training

Try to book as early as you can because our diary does fill up quite quickly. We ask that you call us on 0207 419 5001 or send us an email. We will provide you with available dates so you can pick your preference. Our team will also send a booking email asking or information.  Provide us with the information and your course is booked!!

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School fire training

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Its the start of the school year so it must be time for school fire training!

We have just carried out six  school fire training sessions as children go back to from their summer holidays. If your team want fire training you must book early because inset days often book up to six months in advance.

Our team understand that you will be having other training during an inset day. Therefore we are flexible and can fit it to your training schedule.

So what will your fire training include?

Our approved courses can be adapted to include your school fire plans and can also include a live fire extinguisher session. This gives staff confidence so the can use an extinguisher should a fire start at your school.

The course is delivered in four sessions. Firstly, we look at fire safety law and why you need school fire training. We then take a look at the different types of fires and also the best extinguishers to put them out. Next we look at non emergency issues such as checks, tests and also fire drills. Finally we look at the action to be taken when a fire occurs in your building. We will also look at the other times you will require fire plans for. Since many schools are used for other activities such as breakfast clubs, evening classes and after school clubs, managers must ensure they have procedures for these activities too.

Our team has carried out hundred of school fire sessions. For more information either call us or email us.

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Fire marshal training London in house programmes

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So today we carried out a great fire marshal training London programme for a fashion group. The course was attended by five fire marshals and also the Responsible Person for company.

The company takes fire safety seriously and recently also asked us to provide a fire risk assessment for their building. We noted there were no “out of hours fire” procedures during the assessment and hence asked for a new procedure during the training. The manager was aware of the issue but had not put in a new plan.

Managers should note all of the findings of a fire risk assessment and act on them as soon as possible. While a fire service visit just after an FRA inspection is unlikely it is possible. Managers must be able to show that they working through any points raised and therefore improve fire safety.

The course today was one a number carried out since the business was started three years ago. Even in this short time, staff have changed, hence the need for new fire marshals on a regular basis. Todays course also included ensuring who had responsibility in a multi-tenanted building. Some tests are carried out by the Landlord and  others by the manager of the workplace.

Our team can provide an adapted fire marshal course for your team. Either call us or email for more details.

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Fire extinguisher training Essex programmes

Fire extinguisher courses Essex

ExtinguishersToday we carried out school fire training including our fire extinguisher courses Essex programme.

This course can include live fire extinguisher training and can also be attended by as many staff as you wish. So, what will staff learn on this training session. First of all, we take a brief look at fire safety law. This includes how fire risk assessment, fire emergency plans and fire training link together. We look at the common causes of fire and also discuss recent fires and case histories.

In addition, we discuss the different classes and types of fire. Furthermore, we look at the different types of fire extinguisher and see what is the best extinguisher for each class of fire. After the theory session, we can have a practical session providing you have a suitable outside space.

On the outside practical session we use an LPG fire training rig and our fire extinguishers. Staff can fight small fires while being closely monitored by our trainers. They will use water, foam and carbon dioxide extinguishers to put out the fires. Our fire training course is an approved programme and last about 1.5 to 2 hours. Each person on the course will get a certificate of attendance after completing the course.

To book this course either phone or email our team now!

What is an approved fire training course?

Our approved fire training courses have been reviewed by a fire industry body. The IFSM represents fire equipment retailers, assessors and trainers. Our courses have all been reviewed and we have been awarded Approved Centre status.

This also means that we can make some changes to our courses to include company and organisation plans. The course will still be an approved course and certificates of attendance  will reflect this. For more details go to the IFSM website.

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Fire warden courses London – What will you learn?

Fire warden courses London

Because, 0ur fire warden courses London programme has been approved by a national fire industry body, your staff can be assured of great training.

This three hour programme is in four sections and can also include a practical fire extinguisher session. So what will your staff learn?

First of all our team will find out everything about your fire safety practices. They will then discuss reasons for fire wardens and also for prearranged plans and procedures. Next we will look at the different classes and types of fire.

The role of the fire warden is discussed in two parts; Non emergency duties and also what to do when a fire alarm operates in the building. Since all workplaces are different, we will talk about the various roles you may be asked to perform.

Finally, this course can be adapted to include your own plans if you have them. For more details of fire warden training London programmes view the fire warden course link.



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Fire marshal courses Essex – How can we help?

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This week we carried out two fire marshal courses Essex programmes, so here are the options if you need training too!

We can carry out training at either your site or one of your choice. Also, we provide practical fire extinguisher sessions so your staff can tackle real fires. If you do not have a suitable outside space, you may rather have your course at one of our sites.

If you are based in South or South West Essex, why not attend one of our open fire marshal courses in London. These courses are held every month and also include a practical session.


Our trainers have all worked as fire service instructors and furthermore worked for the Fire Service Safety Partnership. Our courses are fire service quality but cost much less!

After completing the training, attendees receive an IFSM certificate. They will also be sent on line course materials to support their training.

As our team have all worked for the fire service as senior officers, we are able to offer a unique insight to fire safety. We can ensure that your training, fire emergency plans and also fire risk assessments will meet fire service inspection standards.

For more information, either call or email us now!

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Workplace fire training sessions – What you should include!

Workplace fire training content

Managers can plan workplace fire training sessions by using their evacuation plan and also fire emergency plan content.

So what does this include? Government guidance details staff training content for different workplace so persons arranging training should follow this guide:

  • Action on discovery of a fire (How to operate the alarm, action for small fires and also larger fires).
  • Warning if there is a fire (Details of the fire alarm and also what to do when it operates).
  • How to call the fire brigade.
  • Evacuation of the building at all times.
  • How to shut off machines and processes.
  • The assembly point and whether it is a roll call or sweep accounting method.
  • Who meets the fire service and where?
  • Where are the escape routes and also how to open fire exits.
  • How to use fire extinguishers and other fire fighting equipment.
  • Who has responsibilities in the event of a fire?
  • What training will be given and how will get it?
  • Provision of information to relevant persons such as staff, other tenants and neighbours

Our workplace fire training courses

Some of our fire training courses include fire emergency plan content and can also be adapted to include clients own procedures. For more details either call our team or send us an email.

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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 . 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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