Fire Marshal Course (Inclusive of Fire Extinguisher Practical)

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Our Fire Marshal safety training is our most popular course. Suitable as a refresher course for those who have previously had training, or for new Fire Marshals.

The Fire Marshal course has been delivered to a wide range of companies and organisations within Norfolk and beyond. The course is structured to provide all staff with a basic understanding of fire safety, fire extinguishers and fire fighting equipment, evacuation and the duties of a Fire Marshal.

We offer bespoke courses for large groups either on our premises or at the customers premises (at no additional cost). We also offer frequent Open Fire Marshal courses at our training venues in Norfolk for individuals and small groups.

The course is 3 and a half hours and inclusive of 2 year certification.

The course includes a live fire extinguisher and fire blanket practical session. Delegates will have the chance to use the appropriate fire fighting equipment on a live fire.

Available at the Norfolk Fire & Rescue Service Training Centre in Bowthorpe, your local fire station or on your premises.


The delegate will be able to:

  • Understand and recognise the hazards posed by small fires.
  • Implement the correct emergency procedure.
  • Select the appropriate extinguisher and operate it correctly.
  • Recognise unsafe practices with regard to means of escape, fire warning and fire fighting equipment.


Course Content:

  • Fire Extinguishers (practical)
  • Fire blankets (practical)
  • Basic first aid and dealing with a person on fire (burns)
  • Process of fire and fire development
  • When and how to fight a fire
  • Door opening procedure
  • Identifying fire hazards
  • Control measures Fire legislation
  • Induction procedure
  • Evacuation Procedures
  • Outdoor practical session – delegates extinguishing fires using different types of extinguishers and a fire blanket.


Recommended For: Trainee Fire Marshals with responsibility of evacuations and advisable for all staff as part of their fire training requirements ensuring cover is maintained and employee awareness.

Duration: Approximately 3 hours

Certification: A certificate of attendance will be awarded (2 year certification)

Cost: Individual delegate rate @ £67.50 plus VAT for OPEN Courses

Discounted rate of £675.00 plus VAT block booking for up to 12 delegates this can be held on our premises or the customers premises. Any additional delegates up to a maximum of 15 will be charged at the single delegate rate (£67.50 +VAT)

For individuals and small groups we hold monthly open courses.


Note: Due to the practical nature of this course we recommend that delegates wear flat shoes, trousers and long-sleeved tops.

See here for details of companies that have been on this course.

  • Duration: Half day (3.5 hours)
  • Location: available at your premises or our training facilities (see venues)
Fire Marshal Course (Inclusive of Fire Extinguisher Practical) is available at the following training locations:


"Excellent! Sending more staff..."

— Head Teacher (Astley Primary School) Fire Marshal Course

"Very informative & easy to understand! Very Good.. Thank you!"

— Dental Nurse (Brundall Dental Practice) Fire Marshal Course

"..Well delivered + aimed well at our place of work. Course changed to suit our site (the Pier). Good to use the extinguishers and see how they felt. Good fun - even the test!!"

— Team Leader (Cromer Pier) Fire Marshal Course

"Very Good in-depth theory and practical.  Opened my eyes to a few things. It's good to get practical experience as you are more prepared if an incident occurs"

— Assistant Manager (Thetford Light Cinemas) Fire Marshal Course

"Course content was brilliant. Training was as much entertaining as informative."

— Castle Meadow Care, Fire Marshal training