Oilfield Training Center

Course Details

Fire Warden / Fire Marshall Training





This course covers the role of the designated fire marshal. It also gives the opportunity to learn about the different types of fire extinguisher and how to use them correctly.


On completion of the course, the delegates will know:

  • Legislation
  • Common causes of fire
  • Housekeeping
  • Fire safety check(practical)
  • Theory of combustion
  • Actions on hearing the alarm
  • Fire detection and fire alarm systems
  • Methods of fire separation
  • Evacuation procedure
  • Duties of fire marshals/fire wardens
  • Evacuating premises
  • Classification of fires
  • Types of fires
  • Types of fire extinguishers
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Fire extinguisher operation (practical)

Course Competency Assessment

Attendance certificates are included as standard. Course completion certificates will be awarded on completing the written test.


  • The role of the fire marshal
  • The role of the fire marshal
  • Liaison with the fire service
  • Action on discovering a fire
  • Fire safety legislation
  • The chemistry of fire
  • How to use fire extinguishers
  • Fire safety precautions
  • Fire drills and evacuation

Course Format

  • PowerPoint presentation
  • Discussion/Class exercises
  • Hand-outs


Equipment Required


Designed For

This course is suitable for those who are responsible for overseeing fire safety, designated fire marshals and anyone who needs to know how to use a fire extinguisher.