Fire Marshal for Care Homes

Fire Marshal for Care Homes

The main outcome of this training course is to provide you with the knowledge to carry out the functions of a fire marshal. Please note, this course also contains all of the content in the Basic Fire Awareness and Fire Extinguisher courses. This course is a variation on the Fire Marshal course that contains information that is specific to employees of care and residential homes.

Course Content

Module Module Description
1 Chemistry of Fire
2 Common Causes of Fire
3 Basic Safety features in Buildings
4 Introduction to Fire Extinguishers
5 What to do om Cases of Fire
6 Fire Statistics
7 Current Fire Safety Legislation
8 Fire Risk Assessment
9 Preventative Measures
10 Safety features within buildings
11 Role of the Fire Marshal
12 Action of Fire Discovery
13 Fire Drills and Evacuation
14 Fire Extinguishers
15 Pre-Engagement Action
16 Using a Fire Extinguisher


By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of fire safety
  • Know the different type of extinguihsers and when to use them
  • Know when it is safe and effective to use extinguishers
  • What to do in the event of a fire
  • How to use different types of fire extinguisher

Who Should Take This Course

Our online fire safety training courses are aimed at all employees to assist them in identifying and reducing the risk that fire presents in the workplace. This course provides extensive knowledge of fire prevention, evacuation protocol and using fire extinguishers.


You will be asked multiple choice questions throughout this course and must achieve a pass mark of 70% throughout the modules and 100% on the final module to successfully complete this course. The questions are marked automatically as you progress so you will know whether you have passed the section before moving on to the next.


All of our courses are accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to universally accepted Continuing Professional Development (CPD) guidelines.

Our Fire Extinguishers course also is accredited by IIRSM, Gatehouse Awards and the Insitute of Hospitality.

On successful completion of the course, you will be sent an electronic quality assured certificate. This can be used to provide evidence for compliance and audit.

Approved by RoSPA & CPD - Duration 220 mins* - £35.00

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