Fire Warden Instructor Training Course

Fire Warden Instructor Training Course

Fire Warden Instructor Training Course is designed 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″. There is an element of external learning incorporated into this course, therefore, the course will be split over 2 consecutive weeks 1-day training in each week.

Next course date: February 7th & 14th

Course Duration: 2 day

Times: 9.30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Venue: C1 Centre Point, Business Park, Dublin 12

Fire Warden Instructor Training Course can also be delivered at your premises at any time.

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fire warden instructor

The training format will be as follows.                     

Day one – 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 

During the week-long break until the final days training, participants will continue to review the notes and presentation at home. 

Day Two – Role of Fire Warden & Emergency Procedures

  • Pre-fire/fire/post-fire duties of the Fire Warden
  • Understanding people’s behavior in relation to fire
  • Emergency plans and evacuation procedures
  • 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 
  • Presentation on a defined topic which will be appointed by the instructor

Each participant will then give a demonstration in the use of a foam and CO2 fire extinguisher which will be assessed by our internal assessor here in the training centre.

A 30 minutes written test will also be given at the end of the course. 

Upon Completing The Course With Us:

You will receive a complete Trainers Start-up Pack with everything from your attendance sheets to your slideshow, and movies included also. We also offer an aftercare service free of charge for anyone that takes part in our courses. We will invite you into a training session and allow you to aid in presenting the class, this will give you the confidence to deliver the training session while on the supervision of one of our professional trainers. 

Guardian Safety Trainers

Guardian Safety is a FETAC registered training Provider and all instructors are fully qualified trainers having achieved Level 6 in the National Framework of Qualifications. All course instructors hold a minimum of Train the Trainer Qualification and are qualified safety practitioners holding a formal qualification in fire safety. Our Fire Safety expert is a member of the National Fire Safety Board. 

Maximum participants per course 12

Who should attend?

This course is ideal for trainers assigned with responsibility for training within your organization or those involved in training on a consultative basis. As this course is limited to 2 days there is no train the trainer element, therefore trainers must have some training experience when attending this course. 


This course is highly practical therefore learners will be assessed throughout the day by interaction in the class and during practical demonstrations. 

Refresher Training / Certification Validity period:

It is recommended to refresh Instructor training at intervals not greater than every 5 years. 

Additional information

DVD and lap/top projector presentation are used. Fire Warden/Marshal notes are provided for each participant.


A Guardian Safety Fire Warden Instructor Certificate is awarded to participants that successfully complete this course.

Special Instructions for This Course

All participants should have previously completed Fire Warden training.

Fire Warden-Marshal Instructor Testimonials:

“Very well presented and I learned a lot. The best course I have been on, and I have done fire courses over the last 6 years and this was the best.” – G. Meehan – Queen of Peace Nursing Home

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