Fire Warden Instructor: Training Course

Course Description

This course is delivered over two consecutive weeks (one day each week) and is designed to give participants the knowledge and skills necessary to deliver Fire Warden Training within their own nursing home.  All participants are required to have prior training experience as there is no train the trainer element to this course.  On completion each participant will be provided with the necessary materials and resources to commence in-house training including powerpoint presentations, handouts, certificate templates and videos.

The course is part-funded by LHP Skillnet to a cost of €265 per participant (RRP €595).

Course Aim

This course aims to give participants the skills and confidence to deliver Fire Warden Training to meet the requirements of both the "1981 Fire Services Act" and "Regulation 9 of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005″.

Course Objectives and Learning Outcomes

Day 1 - Fire Safety/Science

  • Legislation
  • Statistics
  • Fire Science
  • Development the fire, smoke and small travel
  • Fire prevention
  • Classes of fire
  • The selection and use of fire extinguishers
  • Participants will then be trained in the use of extinguishers

Day 2 - Fire Warden and Fire Manager

  • Pre-fire/fire/post fire duties of the Fire Warden
  • Understanding people's behaviour in relation to fire
  • Emergency plans and evacuation procedures
  • Emergency drills
  • Emergency lights (overview of general maintenance requirements)
  • Fire extinguishers (overview of general maintenance requirements & the functions of)
  • Fire alarms (overview of general maintenance requirements)
  • Passive fire protection
  • Active fire protection
  • Running a Fire Warden Course

Who Should Attend

Any person working in the private healthcare sector who has Health & Safety responsibilities within their nursing home and who has prior experience of training.

Trainer’s Profile

Trainer Name: Guardian Safety

Course Details

  • Category: Management and Administration in Healthcare
  • Location: Nationwide
  • Venue: Online
  • Start date: 27 Apr 2021
  • Duration: Days: 2
  • Provider: Guardian Safety & LHP Skillnet
  • Skillnet Members Price: €265.00
  • Unemployed: No
  • Accreditation: Company Certified
  • Award: Certificate
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