Fire Warden Course

We are open and delivering courses again in a COVID-19 secure manner to protect participants and our instructors. 

St John Rescue Corps organises Fire Warden training aimed at employees, regardless of the industry type as well as the general public.


This training provides participants with awareness and understanding of the causes and effects of fire and helps them to identify and reduce the risk that fire presents in the workplace. Techniques for successful evacuations will be discussed and suggested. In addition, participants will have the opportunity to use extinguishing equipment.


By the end of this training the participants will have:

  • A greater awareness of the dangers of fire and smoke
  • Awareness of all fire safety measures in the workplace
  • A knowledge of evacuation techniques, including accounting for personnel
  • Confidence in identifying and operating firefighting equipment
  • Awareness of potential fire hazards in the workplace
  • An ability to make basic risk assessments



  • Chemistry of Fire
  • Extinguishing Methods
  • Classes of Fire
  • Types & Uses of Extinguishers
  • Physical Properties of Matter
  • Occupational Health & Safety Legislation
  • Safety Signage
  • Safety Equipment (Alarms, Smoke Doors, Fixed Installations)
  • Safe Evacuation Techniques
  • Basic Hazards
  • Basic Elements of Construction & Safety Practice
  • Smoke Room Experience


  • Use of Fire Blanket
  • Use of Fire Extinguishers


There are no formal entry requirements for this course.


This course is delivered by qualified and experienced trainers.


4 hours


A certificate of attendance with a 3-year validity is provided.


  • Individual fee: €45 per person. Refunds will not be issued if applicants fail to attend full or part of the course. St John Rescue Corps reserves the right to cancel a course if the minimum number of participants is not reached. In such cases, the applicants are given the opportunity to attend the next course or they will be refunded the full course registration fee.
  • Group fee: Companies/organisations are kindly requested to contact us via email ( to regarding discounted fees for group training. On-site training at customer premises is available.

*Proceeds from our training courses support services provided by St John Rescue Corps for the community.


Download the Fire Warden Training syllabus [PDF]. For more information contact us.