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Fire Fighting & Prevention – Optional Fire Warden Included

Wednesday, 21st March 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Suitability: This course is suitable for anyone who would like learn what to do in the event of a fire. It also provides information for people who are assigned with fire safety duties of what needs to be done in controlling fire hazards, in fulfilling their fire safety duties and in ensuring the safety of all people in the building.

Validity: 3 years

Course Duration: 4 hours


Price: € 65 per person (Certification included)


Course Assessment: At the end of the Fire Fighting & Prevention course, participants are assessed by a multiple choice assessment sheet in order for the tutor to assess understanding of main topics and address any weaknesses in understanding.

Certification: Upon successfully completing the Fire Fighting & Prevention Course, each participant will be issued with a Fire Fighting & Prevention Certificate.

St Bernard’s First Aid & Safety Training Institute is licensed by the National Commission for Further and Higher Education to conduct First Aid Courses to the general public. Our license number is 2014-FHI-002

We are accredited by the Safety Training Awards (STA) of UK, to conduct Fire Fighting & Prevention Courses. Our Fire Fighting & Prevention certificates are worldwide recognized

The Fire Fighting & Prevention Course is made up of 6 sections, which are:

Section 1: Introduction to Fire Safety

Section 2: Fire Spread Methods

Section 3: Stopping Fires from Occurring

Section 4: Saving Lives and Minimizing Damage

Section 5: Extinguishing a Fire

Section 6: Fire Warden

Main Course Topics:

Introduction to Fire Safety

  1. Costs to Businesses and Individuals
  2. Causes of Workplace Fires
  3. Fire Hazards & Human Health Risks
  4. The Fire Triangle

Fire Spread Methods

  1. Direct Contact
  2. Radiation
  3. Conduction
  4. Convection
  5. Flashover
  6. Back draught



Stopping Fire from Occurring

  1. Housekeeping
  2. Electrical Equipment and Wiring
  3. Portable Heaters
  4. Smoking
  5. Arson

Saving Lives and Minimizing Damage

  1. Fire Safety Signs
  2. Means of Escape
  3. Internal Fire Doors
  4. Escape Routes and Fire Exits
  5. Emergency Lighting
  6. Signing In and Out
  7. Alarms and Detectors
  8. Fixed Fire Fighting Equipment

Extinguishing a Fire

  1. Breaking the Fire Triangle
  2. Fire Blankets
  3. Classes of Fire
  4. Fire Extinguisher Checks
  5. Commonly Used Fire Extinguishers
  6. Use of a Fire Extinguisher to Extinguish a Fire
  7. Actions on Discovering a Fire
  8. Actions when Hearing the Fire Alarm


Fire Warden – Pre-requisite: Basic Fire Fighting & Prevention 

  1. Definition of a Fire Warden
  2. Duties of the Fire Warden
  3. Fire Legislation
  4. Reporting and Recording
  5. Investigating and Analyzing
  6. Pre-planning in the eventuality of a Fire
  7. Evacuation of people during a Fire Evacuation
  8. Evacuation of special needs people during a Fire Evacuation
  9. Safe checking of a Building during Evacuation
  10. Roll Call Procedures
  11. Reporting to the Fire Brigade Chief
  12. Periodic Fire Safety Checks
  13. Fire Drills
  14. Fire Safety Risk Assessment
  15. The Emergency Plan
  16. Fire Safety Duties











Wednesday, 21st March 2018
1:30 pm - 5:00 pm


St Bernard’s Safety Training Centre
St. Bernard's Health and Safety Centre, No 11, Left Entrance, Triq tal-Hriereb. Msida, Malta
Msida, Malta


St Bernard’s Safety Training Centre