Fire Warden Training

Fire Warden Training

The Fire Warden Course is designed to cover all the essential duties of a fire warden from drills to the development of emergency plans.  It is a legal obligation for businesses to haven an adequate fire plan in the event of an emergency.  The responsibility of the Fire Warden is to implement a plan of action in the occurrence of a blaze, and to also monitor and maintain safe standards within the premises.

Section 11(1)(c) of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 states that the employer is required by law to have an acting Fire Warden designated to a workplace.

Who Should Attend:

Anyone who has been nominated to take on the role of Fire Warden in the workplace.

Participants per course:

Maximum of 10 participants

Course Duration:

4 Hours (1/2 Day)

At the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • List their duties as a Fire Warden
  • Identify potential fire hazards in the workplace
  • Use fire extinguishing equipment effectively
  • Develop and assist in fire management procedures
  • Management of evacuation procedures

Course Content:

  • Theory
  • Legislation of fire safety
  • Management responsibilities
  • Fire classification
  • Flammable liquids and gases
  • Evacuation process and emergency plans
  • Identification of hazard and control
  • Fire protection installations
  • Fire aid fire fighting
  • Audit and maintenance procedures
  • Evacuation procedure


Participants, who successfully complete the course, will receive a course completion certificate. Course refreshment is recommended after 3 years.

Course Cost:

From €450 p/course (up to 10 participants, including briefing of the company Fire Register).

Funding Eligibility

This course has been approved by Next Level Skillnet for funding. Next Level Skillnet members are given financial support with training costs (fee subvention) for their employees. This can be as much as 40% of the course cost.

How do we become a member?

Becoming a member of our network is easy. There is no membership fee required however your company must match the following criteria:

– Your company must not be a public-sector company.

– Your company must either be paying employee’s fees directly or else reimbursing employees that pay their own fees.

*Self-Employed individuals are also eligible for funding.