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Fire Warden

Fire Warden / Fire Officer

Who should attend?

Anyone who has been nominated as a Fire Warden within their workplace.

Course Duration:  1 Day


Course Objectives:

  • On completion of this programme participants will be able to:
  • List their duties as fire wardens
  • Identify fire hazards in the workplace
  • Use portable fire extinguishers effectively
  • Manage and control evacuations
  • Describe the chemistry of fire
  • Monitor fire controls
  • Assist in the management of evacuation procedures/drills


Course Programme

  • Theory of fire and fire extinction
  • Chemistry of fire
  • Practical demonstrations of fire hazards
  • Spread of fire
  • Smoke behaviour
  • Classification of fires
  • Basic fire prevention
  • Evacuation procedures
  • How to make evacuation realistic


English is the language in which training is delivered and participants must have a good command of the English language. If participants wish to bring an interpreter they may do so but prior notice must be given to us.


Pre-Course Requirements for In Company Training:

  • A practical demonstration of fire extinguishers can be incorporated into this course by prior arrangement with HealthCare Ireland.
  • Fire extinguishers can either be supplied by you or hired through HealthCare Ireland at an extra fee of €198.
  • Please note that the use of fire extinguishers during this training requires a wide-open space where a practical demonstration can take place safely.

Assessment/Certification: HealthCare Ireland certificate of Attendance


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