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Health and Safety: Fire Warden Training - Face to Face (Penryn Campus)



Personal Effectiveness.


Health, Safety and Environment.

About this course:

The provision of suitably competent and trained staff is an integral part of fire safety and ensuring that all staff, students, guests and visitors know their legal responsibilities, relevant to their role under the Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order 2005.

Article 21 specifically requires that all employees and relevant persons are provided with adequate fire safety training.

The Fire Warden course will provide delegated staff with additional responsibilities in their workplace, the knowledge, understanding and confidence to fulfil their duties.

In all fire events / alarms there is always a degree of confusion, after this course you will be confident of what to do when a fire alarm activates to lead and support others to exit the building.

You will also gain enhanced knowledge in fire safety management of your place of work, the regular visual checks required to ensure the means of escape are always clear and usable, the fire response teams in place at the university and what happens when a fire alarm actuates.

You will also be provided with a practical fire extinguisher session where you will have the opportunity to use various fire extinguishers on a real fire under strictly controlled conditions.

Attendees should attend a three yearly refresher to remain in compliance.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the session, you will be able to:.

- Explain the roles of a fire warden.

- Describe what to do if you discover a fire, or hear a fire alarm.

- Explain the difference between the passive and active fire safety measures in the buildings.

- Demonstrate the safe use of a fire extinguisher.

- List fire safety hazards that would be recorded on My Compliance.

Who should attend this course:

Employees of University of Exeter based at Penryn Campus.


A suitably trained and competent member of the FXPlus Health & Safety Team.

Learning Provider: This course is administered by People Development; please contact for more details.

This course occurs on the following dates
19/06/2024 Penryn: Du Maurier Building, Seminar G 13:00 16:30 11
16/07/2024 Penryn: Venue TBA 09:30 13:00 Andy Mortimore 2

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