Fire Marshal

Fire Marshal

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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.

The Fire Marshal online training course is essential for anyone responsible for fire safety in the workplace. This all-inclusive course covers the chemistry of fire and common causes of fire, basic safety features in buildings, and fire statistics.

You’ll explore current fire safety legislation and how to conduct a fire risk assessment. Preventative measures and safety features within buildings are also covered, including the role of the Fire Marshal in identifying and reducing fire risks.

You’ll gain an understanding of what to do in cases of fire, like how to take pre-engagement action and use fire extinguishers effectively. You’ll understand fire drills and evacuation procedures, including the effort to take on the discovery of a fire.

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 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.

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.


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.


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 is suitable for the following:


  • Those who are responsible for overseeing fire safety

  • Designated fire marshals

  • Anyone who needs to know how to use a fire extinguisher.

  • Who should take this course?

Over sixteen modules, this course will give an overview to all employees to assist them in identifying and reducing the risk that fire presents in the workplace.

Module 1: Chemistry of Fire

This module covers fire chemistry, exploring the elements required for fire and the different classes of fire.

Module 2: Common Causes of Fire

This module explains common fire causes, like electrical faults, smoking, and cooking, and how to prevent them.

Module 3: Basic Safety Features in Buildings

This module demonstrates basic safety features in buildings, like fire alarms, emergency lighting, and escape routes.

Module 4: Introduction to Fire Extinguishers

This module introduces fire extinguishers, covering the types of extinguishers, their uses, and how to operate them safely.

Module 5: What to do in Cases of Fire?

This module looks at what to do in cases of fire, including evacuation procedures, contacting emergency services, and the importance of staying calm.

Module 6: Fire Statistics

This module covers fire statistics, exploring the frequency and causes of fires and their impact on society and the economy.

Module 7: Current Fire Safety Legislation

This module explains current fire safety legislation, including the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, and the responsibilities of employers and employees.

Module 8: Fire Risk Assessment

This module covers fire risk assessment, including identifying potential hazards, evaluating risks, and implementing control measures to reduce fire risk.

Module 9: Preventative Measures

This module shows preventative measures, including good housekeeping, electrical safety, and the safe storage and handling of flammable materials.

Module 10: Safety Features within Buildings

This module covers safety features within buildings, including fire doors, smoke ventilation systems, and the use of fire-resistant materials.

Module 11: Role of the Fire Marshal

This module examines the role of the Fire Marshal, including their responsibilities, duties during an emergency, and the importance of regular training.

Module 12: Action on Fire Discovery

This module covers actions to take upon discovering a fire, including raising the alarm, contacting emergency services, and evacuating the building.

Module 13: Fire Drills and Evacuation

This module looks at fire drills and evacuation procedures, including the importance of regular drills, the role of the Fire Marshal, and safe evacuation practices.

Module 14: Fire Extinguishers

This module covers the safe use of fire extinguishers, including selecting the correct extinguisher for the fire type and practical training.

Module 15: Pre-Engagement Action

This module explains pre-engagement actions, including assessing risks, gathering information, and using the correct personal protective equipment.

Module 16: Using a Fire Extinguisher

This module explains the correct use of fire extinguishers, including the PASS technique, safe distances, and how to operate different types of extinguishers.


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

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+)


Try before you buy

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.

How this course works?

Step 1: Purchase and payment
Choose all necessary courses and follow our checkout process to pay using your Debit or Credit card.

Step 2: Course Access

Upon successful payment, please look for an email from [email protected] for your course access detail. For single-course purchases, you'll have unique access details. When you purchase more courses, they will be added to your account.
If you purchase multiple courses for your team, all the access details will be emailed to the team members.

Step 3: Certificate

Once you complete your course, you'll receive a PDF certificate instantly. However, you can order the printed certificate, and we will send a hard copy of your certificate to your UK postal address. This might take 5-7 working days, although we will try to deliver it as soon as possible.

Please note: if your company pays by invoice, we can only issue certificates after your order has been fully paid.

Step 4: Support

Our friendly Learner support team is happy to help at any stage of your course. Call us on 0203 488 1760 (Mon - Fri: 10 pm - 4 pm | Excluding Bank Holidays) or contact [email protected]. Alternatively, have a look into our support page for useful information and guidance to complete your course.

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