Fire Safety Principles

(Fire Warden / Fire Marshal) Level 2


Fire Warden / Fire Marshall


3-year nationally recognised certificate


2 hours of video-based learning and assessment

Laptop, PC, Smartphone or tablet

Video access for 8 months

CPD time credit conformation

Includes manual & other downloads

Videos include subtitles

Quality assured to comply with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005

The Fire Safety Principles level 2


For anyone who requires a course as a Fire Warden or a Fire Marshal.


This course covers:


  • The latest fire safety regulations

  • Roles and responsibilities of Fire Marshals and Fire Wardens

  • How fires are commonly start

  • Methods to control the spread of fire

  • Methods of building evacuation in the event of a fire

  • Fire briefings

  • Fire risk assessment 

In addition to the IPS Safety Training certificate (quality assured by Pro-training) learners receive a CPD statement. 

Fire Safety

Is this course for me?

The Fire Safety Principles Level 2 qualification is for anyone who requires a course and qualification to become a Fire Warden or a Fire Marshal. Those in your organisation most likely to require this course include: Fire Wardens Fire Marshals Responsible Persons in workplaces Responsible Persons in Buildings Managers Team Leaders Supervisors People wanting a higher level of Fire Training

Is online training recognised?

Yes, good news! The course meets and complies with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

How do I renew this qualification?

Your Fire Safety Principles certificate remaions valid for three years. There is no specific requalification course, you simply resit the course again. However, the new course you take will include all of the updates since your last qualification.

Is there a minimum age requirement?

Our courses have a minimum age requirement of 16. You must be over 16 years of age to take an IPS Safety Training course.

Can I earn CPD (Continuous Professional Development) points?

All IPS Safety Training courses have been independently certified as conforming to Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines. Certificates and qualifications that we provide include a CPD statement as well as the IPS Safety Training certificate. For online courses an evidence based learning statement is also provided. The Fire Safety Principles qualification comes with 2 hours of CPD.

What topics will be covered?

Importance of Fire Safety The Law The Problem and How you Get Harmed Causes, Prevention, Training and Alarms The Fire Triangle Sources of Ignition Active and Passive Fire Spread Arson Aerosols Fire Prevention Good House Keeping Training and Staff Awareness Dangers of Smoke Types of Fire Alarm Emergency Equipment and Response Actions Fire Equipment Calling the Fire Service Fire Extinguishers Breakdown of a fire extinguisher Fire Hoses Fire Alarm Systems Evacuating in an Emergency Fire Doors Fire Blankets Fire Warden Kits Appropriate CLothing Smoke Alarms in the Home Fire Proofing the Home Fire Warden and Fire marshals The fire Logbook Cost to business How fires spread Personnel records Fire injuries The fire briefing Care home evacuation Risk Assessment and Hazards Formal Risk Assessment Review of fire safety