Fire Marshal for Care Homes

Fire Marshal for Care Homes

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This Fire Marshal course meets the legislation, The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, in the United Kingdom & recognised internationally.

Approved by CPD, IIRSM, Gatehouse Awards & Institute of Hospitality

Certified Fire Marshals are vital in identifying hazards and conducting emergency procedures appropriately. This broad course raises awareness of fire dangers and provides practical steps to control risks. It provides delegates with the necessary skills and knowledge to carry out their role effectively in the event of a fire incident.

Fire marshals (also known as fire wardens) are citizens who have been trained to help with emergency fire evacuation procedures in businesses and other organisations. Workplaces must have a sufficient number of fire marshals to deal with fire situations.

A Fire Marshal plays a critical role in ensuring the safety of residents and staff in a care home. It is important to note that care homes are particularly susceptible to fires due to the vulnerability of their residents, many of whom may have mobility or communication difficulties. Therefore, it is essential to have a designated Fire Marshal who is trained and competent in identifying and managing fire risks.

Typically, the training will begin with an introduction to common causes of fire, basic safety features in buildings, introduction to fire extinguishers , to do list  in cases of fire ,current fire safety legislation such as the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 , fire risk assessment ,preventative measures, safety features within buildings.

The training expands on the role of the fire marshal, action on fire discovery , fire drills and evacuation , different types of fire extinguishers and how to use them and, pre-engagement actions.

Become a qualified Fire Warden. You’ll be equipped with the knowledge and skills to take responsibility for fire safety in your workplace, ensuring the safety and well-being of everyone in your care.

 

This Fire Marshal for Care Homes online course is approved by: 

 CPD certification service :

The CPD certification service helps organisations to formalise their expertise into a structured and recognised approach in learning. This conforms the course content is alilgned to the universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Gatehouse Awards Ltd. : 

It is an industry leading Awarding Organisation recognised by Ofqaul. Approval from Gatehouse Awards Ltd. ensures that the course and the qualification is regulated by Ofqual in the UKrecognised by employers, government authorities and universities worldwide. It also suggests that the course content is valid, reliable and consistent, conforming to the highest quality standards. It recognises that the course contains clear and easily understandable delivery instructions and guidance.
 

IIRSM:

International Institute of Risk and Safety Management(IIRSM)is an independent professional membership organisation for those managing risks of all forms as a part of their job role. The organisation works with representatives from all risk disciplines from compliance, environmental management, health and safety, insurance, quality management and more. They work by championoing risk management through setting standards, providing practical education, training, advice and resources.

Institute of Hospitality:

This is a professional body for managers and aspiring managers working and studying in hospitality, leisure and tourism sectors. The institute helps the managers to become the most demanded manaagers within the industry. This recognition makes this course demanding for accomodation managers, catering managers, chef, conference centre managers, event managers, fast food restaurant managers, hotel managers, public house managers, restaurant managers, retail managers and even for apprentices.

 

By the end of this Fire Marshal course, you will understand the following:

  • The primary laws for workplace fire safety.

  • Be aware of their specific responsibilities as fire wardens.

  • Recognise the different categories of fire and how they may start and spread in a workplace.

  • Understand what is involved in a fire risk assessment and how to implement control measures to prevent or minimise fire risks.

  • Learn about the different types of fire extinguishers and their uses, as well as fire detection and warning equipment.

  • Be aware of the requirements for fire plans and their specific role during emergency evacuation procedures.

  • Understand fire safety measures for people with vulnerabilities and disabilities, including personal emergency evacuation plans.

  • Know how to carry out fire drills and the proper fire extinguisher procedure.

  • Understand the essential safety features in buildings and the role of the fire marshal in action on fire discovery.

  • Be aware of fire statistics and current fire safety legislation.

This Fire Marshal course for a Care home setting is suitable for individuals who are responsible for fire safety in a care home environment, such as Fire Marshals, fire wardens, and other designated staff members. This includes care home managers, deputy managers, and supervisors, as well as staff members who have been designated with fire safety responsibilities.

It is also suitable for individuals who are seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in fire safety management and prevention in a care home environment. The course is designed to provide a comprehensive overview of fire safety legislation, risk assessment, evacuation procedures, and the use of fire extinguishers, among other topics.

Ultimately, this course is intended for those who have a duty of care to ensure the safety of residents and staff in a care home and who wish to receive training and certification as a Fire Marshal in this setting.

Our comprehensive course is designed to equip all employees with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify and mitigate the risks associated with fire in the workplace. With over sixteen modules, participants will gain a thorough understanding of fire safety protocols and learn how to effectively reduce the likelihood of fire incidents. By taking this course, employees will be better prepared to protect themselves and their colleagues in the event of a fire emergency.

 

Module 1, where we will be discussing the chemistry of fire. Understanding the chemical reactions that occur during a fire is crucial for preventing and extinguishing fires. By the end of this module, you will have a solid understanding of the chemical processes that take place during a fire and how they can be controlled.

 

Module 2, will be discussing the common causes of fire. It is important to understand these causes in order to prevent fires from occurring and to keep ourselves and our surroundings safe. By the end of this module, you will have a better understanding of the most common causes of fire and how to avoid them. Let’s get started!

 

Module 3 on Basic Safety Features in Buildings. In this module, we will discuss the fundamental safety features that every building should have to ensure the safety of its occupants. By the end of this module, you will have a better understanding of the importance of these safety features and how they can help prevent accidents and injuries. We hope that this information will encourage you to prioritise safety in your own building and take the necessary steps to implement these features.

Module 4, where we will be discussing the importance of fire extinguishers. In this module, we will cover the basics of fire extinguishers, including their types, how they work, and when to use them. By the end of this module, you will have a better understanding of the role fire extinguishers play in fire safety and how they can be used effectively in emergency situations.

 

Module 5, is all about what to do in cases of fire. It is important to be prepared for emergencies, and having a plan in place can save lives. In this module, we will cover the steps you should take in the event of a fire, including how to evacuate safely and how to use fire extinguishers. By the end of this module, you will have a better understanding of how to respond in case of a fire emergency.

 

Module 6, will cover  Fire Statistics. By the end of this module, you will have a better understanding of the prevalence and impact of fires in our communities. This information is crucial for individuals and organisations to make informed decisions about fire safety measures and prevention strategies. Let’s dive in and explore the data together.

 

Module 7, expands on the current fire safety legislation. It is important to stay informed about the laws and regulations that govern fire safety in order to ensure the safety of yourself and others. In this module, we will cover the current legislation that is in place and how it affects you. By the end of this module, you will have a better understanding of the importance of fire safety legislation and how to comply with it.

 

Module 8, will show you to conduct a fire risk assessment. By completing a thorough fire risk assessment, you can identify potential hazards and take steps to mitigate them, ultimately reducing the risk of a fire occurring in your workplace or home. This assessment will also help you comply with legal requirements and ensure the safety of everyone in the building. Don’t wait until it’s too late – take the necessary steps to protect yourself and others by conducting a fire risk assessment today.

 

Module 9, highlights the importance of preventative measures. By taking proactive steps to prevent potential issues, we can avoid costly and time-consuming problems down the road. It is crucial to implement preventative measures in various aspects of our lives, from personal health to workplace safety. Through this module, we will explore the benefits of preventative measures and provide practical tips on how to implement them effectively. Join us as we learn how to stay ahead of the game and prevent problems before they arise.

 

Module 10, shares the importance of safety features within buildings. It is crucial to have proper safety measures in place to ensure the well-being of all occupants. In this module, we will explore the various safety features that should be present in buildings, such as fire alarms, sprinkler systems, emergency exits, and more. By the end of this module, you will have a better understanding of the significance of safety features and how they can help prevent accidents and save lives.

 

Module 11, is on the crucial role of the Fire Marshal. As you may already know, the Fire Marshal plays a vital role in ensuring the safety of the public and property by enforcing fire codes and regulations. In this module, we will explore the various responsibilities of the Fire Marshal, including conducting inspections, investigating fires, and educating the public on fire safety. By the end of this module, you will have a better understanding of the importance of the Fire Marshal’s role in fire prevention and safety.

 

Module 12: Action on Fire Discovery. In this module, we will discuss the necessary steps that need to be taken when a fire is discovered. Discovering a fire can be a frightening experience, but it’s important to know what actions to take to ensure the safety of yourself and others. This module provides valuable information on the necessary steps to take in the event of a fire, including raising the alarm to alert others, contacting emergency services for assistance, and evacuating the building as quickly and safely as possible. By following these procedures, you can help prevent the spread of the fire and minimise potential harm to yourself and those around you.

 

Module 13,  highlights on the importance of fire drills and evacuation procedures. It is crucial to have a plan in place in case of a fire emergency, as it can save lives and prevent property damage. By participating in fire drills and understanding evacuation procedures, you can ensure that you and your colleagues are prepared and know what to do in case of an emergency. Let’s dive into the details of fire drills and evacuation procedures to ensure that you are equipped with the knowledge you need to stay safe.

 

Module 14,  shows the importance of fire extinguishers. Fire extinguishers are essential tools that can help prevent small fires from turning into large, destructive ones. They are designed to extinguish fires quickly and effectively, and can be found in various types and sizes to suit different needs. Knowing how to properly use a fire extinguisher can make all the difference in an emergency situation. By taking the time to learn about fire extinguishers and their proper use, you can help protect yourself, your loved ones, and your property from the devastating effects of fire.

 

Module 15,  prepares you on the  pre-engagement action. By taking the necessary steps before engaging in a project or task, you can ensure that you are fully prepared and equipped to handle any challenges that may arise. This module will provide you with valuable insights and strategies to help you effectively plan and execute pre-engagement action, ultimately leading to greater success and satisfaction in your work. So let’s dive in and discover how you can optimise your pre-engagement action for maximum impact!

Module 16, is about the proper use of a fire extinguisher. By the end of this module, you will have a clear understanding of how to use a fire extinguisher in case of an emergency. You will learn about the PASS technique, which is a crucial step in extinguishing fires safely and efficiently. Additionally, you will discover the importance of maintaining a safe distance from the fire and how to operate various types of extinguishers. It is important to know how to use a fire extinguisher as it can help prevent a small fire from turning into a large one, potentially saving lives and property. Let’s get started!

 

At the end of the course there is a multiple-choice exam. The required pass mark for all modules is 70%. It is essential to achieve the requried pass mark to issue a certificate.

Retake information :

You will be given 3 attempts at each module. If a module is failed on the third attempt,
it will become locked and you need to contact us for the module to be
unlocked again. You are only permitted up to 3 extra attempts per
course.

You can take the exam up to 3 times, and if not successful, should repay the course fee and start again.

Course Duration:

220 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off.

It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

 
After successful completion ofthe course the learner will achieve a Certification of Completion from Course Central and Achievement Certificate.
 
Your can order printed course certificate to be delivered by post.  Once successfully the order is placed you can expect the certificates to arrive within 5-7 working days in UK and Europe. For rest of the world it can take upto 12 working days.
 
 

 

This entirely online course can be accessed from any device with the following system specifications:

    Browser: Up to date web browser
    • Video: Up to date video drivers

    • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM

    • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

 

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You can always check the first module of our course for free

Course FAQ

An approved course is a skills based course which has been checked over and approved by an independent awarding body. Approved courses are not regulated so do not result in a qualification. However, the Certificate of Completion and Transcript for the course showing the awarding body’s logo  confirms that you have the best knowledge and skill for the job role.

 

There are no prerequisites for this course. However, it is advised have at least Level 1 understanding for a Level 2 course  and  a Level 2 understanding for a Level 3 course. This helps to contextualise the content delivered through the course and ensure effective learning.

Having a minimum literacy, numeracy, English  as the course content in mainly in Enfglish.

A basic understanding of how to use a website through your device to access, attend and complete assessments will benefit the user.

 

Your course will be assigned to you within 24 hours upon successful completion of your purchase.

CPD is your Continuous Professional Development, an investment you make in yourself. It helps to keep your skills and knowledge up to date to prepare yourself for the greater responsibilities you want. We have a range of CPD courses for you to complete online.

Once you achive 70% pass mark for all modules you’ll be able to see your digital certificate straightaway. We can email you the digital certificate within 24 hours. It is essential to achieve the requried pass mark to issue a certificate.

You can take the exam up to 3 times, and if not successful, should repay the course fee and start again.

We also have option for you to order printed course certificate to be delivered by post to your work or home address.  Once successfully the order is placed you can expect the certificates to arrive within 5-7 working days in UK and Europe. For rest of the world it can take upto 12 working days.

You can always buy this course for your team members. Please let us know about your business training needs. You also gift this course to your family and friends. Just let us know after successful purchase of the course.

This course will aid refresher training. It will give evidence of an understanding for staff induction. It will evidence awareness and improve your knowledge supporting your current skillset.

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