Fire Marshall

Fire MarshallThe programme will enable learners to deliver Fire Marshal. It will ensure competency in the preparation of Fire Marshal assessments.

Delivery of this programme may be in-house or is offered on a public basis in venues around the country. The facilitation of the program will consist of a variety of lectures, practical demonstrations and student centred learning.

With a duration of 1 day this programme may provide transfer to other awards.

Learner Profile
This programme is open to all learners specifically those who have a responsibility in health & safety within their work environment.

How many will be in the class?
To ensure maximum participation and to enable each student gain the most out of the day, we are adopting the ratio of a maximum of 10 students per course.

What certification will I receive?
Successful students will receive a Fire Marshal certificate.

It is our belief at Kelron, that people learn more when they are involved. We therefore will encourage each student to define their specific requirements and then design the course content where possible to address their needs.

What do I need to provide before the course?
You need to fill out the booking form which is available at the bottom of this page.

Course Overview

The Fire Marshal’s course is of one day duration and has been tailored to meet the requirements of both the 1981 Fire services act and regulation 9 of the safety health and welfare at work act 2005. The course will take the students through a range of fire related topics covering emergency and non-emergency activities and duties, which the fire marshal would be expected to perform.

Who should attend?
Carefully selected members of staff who have been chosen to form a fire marshal team. The team should consist of members of the work force drawn from all areas of the premises ensuring no area is left unrepresented. Allowance should be made for absenteeism due to leave etc.


On completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • List their duties as fire wardens
  • Describe the chemistry of fire
  • Identify fire hazards in the workplace
  • Assist in the management of evacuation procedures and drills
  • Select and use the appropriate first aid fire fighting equipment to deal with an undeveloped fire


  • The mechanics of fire, smoke and dangerous gases.
  • Fire extinguishers and hose reel equipment.
  • First aid fire fighting.
  • Incidents involving flammable liquids and gases.
  • Storage of flammable liquids and gases.
  • Common fire safety features.
  • Elements of compartmentation.
  • Means of escape.
  • Duties of the fire marshal in emergency, pre emergency and post emergency situations.
  • Hazard spotting and elimination of bad practices.
  • Legislation.
  • Methods of Evacuation.


Booking Form

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    *Preferred Venue and Date


    In the unlikely event of a course failing to reach any minimum student number, you will be offered a full refund or a place on the next available course.

    Irish Safety & Health Trainers Network