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Fire Warden

Fire Warden


The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 states that a business or organisation must have a sufficient number of competent people called Fire Wardens to perform evacuation duties. This course covers the role of the designated Fire Warden and will enable candidates to undertake an efficient and orderly evacuation of the building in an emergency situation.

What will you learn

In addition to live fire training, you will learn:

  • Fire legislation
  • Definition of the responsible person
  • Duties of a competent person
  • Fire risk assessment and reducing the risk
  • Basic fire prevention
  • Chemistry of fire
  • Classes of fire
  • Common causes of fire
  • How fire spreads
  • Hazard identification
  • Managing people with special needs in your building
  • Evacuation procedures
  • Firefighting equipment
  • Co-operation with emergency services
  • Dangerous substances and flammable materials
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Live fire training
  • Role of the fire warden


Course name Location Duration
Fire Warden SWH Training Centre 1 day


Course requirements

All candidates wishing to undertake this course will need to have full PPE.

Qualifications gained

SWH Training certificate