This course is suitable for people aged 16+ who:

  • are responsible for overseeing fire safety
  • are designated fire marshals
  • need to know how to use a fire extinguisher.


  • be physically able to carry out the practical elements of the course
  • attend all sessions to be eligible for assessment.


On successful completion of this course, you will receive a fire marshal training certificate which is valid for three years.


  • how to recognise the cost of fire
  • the role of the fire marshal
  • liaison with the fire service
  • action on discovering a fire
  • fire safety legislation
  • the chemistry of fire
  • common causes of fire
  • fire safety precautions and prevention
  • fire drills and evacuation
  • how to use fire extinguishers.