Fire Safety Instructor

Provides instructors with the resources to deliver WorkSafe Fire Awareness and Fire Marshal qualifications

about this course

Fire Safety Instructor

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 places responsibilities on employers to ensure all employees receive basic training on workplace fire safety.

An in-house trainer who understands the risks from fire at a specific workplace can deliver basic fire safety training to employees providing a cost-effective method of complying with fire safety legislation. 

With our online training modules you can work through the course content at your own pace.  This flexible course will ensure that you are equipped to deliver  Fire Safety Awareness and  Fire Marshal courses in your workplace.


Fire Safety Instructor Online

Fire Safety Instructor
£180 inc VAT  (£150 ex VAT)
All courses are delivered via our e-learning portal
Following registration we will check your instructor pre-requisites and issue you a login to our portal

Course Content

This course is delivered online via our e-learning portal. The course will take you through:

  • Current guidelines
  • Teaching resources
  • Student course content
  • Assessment guidelines
  • Administration requirements.


 The WorkSafe Fire Safety Awareness and Fire Marshal courses cover the following topics:

  • Fire science

  • Fire risk management

  • Use of fire extinguishers

  • Fire Marshal duties (Fire marshal only)

  • Assessment methods, including risk assessment 


Assessment is comprised of:

  • End of course multiple choice assessment

Entry Requirements

To take the WorkSafe Fire Safety Instructor Course you must already hold:

  • A Level 3 or equivalent teaching award

  • A Fire Marshal qualification

  • Evidence of previous fire safety experience (NEBOSH qualification or previous fire instructor status)

WorkSafe deliver the Level 3 Award in Education and Training if you need to gain this qualification.

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You will receive a comprehensive WorkSafe Instructor Kit containing materials for each training programme which includes:

  • Detailed, easy to follow lesson plans with clear learning objectives and timescales for every session.

  • Interactive, multimedia presentations on USB memory stick.

  • Practical and theoretical assessment materials.

  • Course administration materials.

Additionally, all WorkSafe instructors have access to the online WorkSafe Instructor Portal which enables easy course notifications, student registration, ordering of course materials and general administration support.

Following attendance on one of our instructor courses you will be able to register your organisation or company as a WorkSafe Training Provider.

Register your course via our online portal and purchase your student training packs.

Training packs are a single use product which ensure every WorkSafe student receives reference and assessment materials with post course certification. See our student training packs on our online shop.

WorkSafe Fire Safety instructors are required to refresh their own Fire Marshal qualification to ensure of compliance with current guidelines. WorkSafe offer a classroom course with practical fire extinguisher training included.

To maintain instructor approval you will need to:

  • Deliver fire marshal courses to at least 25 students over 3 years.
  • Renew your Fire Marshal certificate every 3 years.

WorkSafe operate an ongoing quality assurance system to ensure first aid trainers and organisations can meet the ‘Due Diligence’ checks required by the Health and Safety Executive.

WorkSafe quality control training through standardised student materials, fast turnaround of student certification and ongoing instructor verification to ensure subject compliance.

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