Understanding BAFE SP203-1 Scheme Requirements

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Non registered list price: £205.00 + VAT

Duration: 1 day
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On this course delegates will be introduced to the requirements needed to achieve and maintain British Approvals for Fire Equipment (BAFE) certification.

This course provides an understanding of Quality Management Systems in relation to the requirements of BAFE SP203-1 For the design, installation, commissioning & maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems.

Course Content:
  • Roles of BAFE and third party certification bodies
  • Scope and objective of the BAFE SP203-1 Scheme
  • Understanding quality mangement
  • Structure of management system, procedures, registers and records
  • Management structure requirements
  • Training and competence requirements
  • Requirements for holding of standards, codes of practice and publications
  • Access to knowledge
  • Requirements for test equipment and associated management including calibration
  • Correct use of sub-contractors
  • Dealing with complaints
  • Dealing with defects and making record of corrective and preventative actions
  • Design procedure including the role of the Registered Designer
  • Installation Procedure
  • Commissioning Procedure
  • Maintenance Procedure
  • Key performance indicators for periodic and corrective maintenance
  • Records of unwanted false alarms and troublesome systems
  • Verification
  • BAFE Certification
  • Management Review
  • Workplace requirements
  • Insurance requirements
  • Third party certification body audits and what to expect
  • Correct use of the BAFE logo
  • Changes in your company that will affect your BAFE certification
The following sections of the BAFE SP203-1 Scheme Document are common to all operational modules:
  • Design
  • Installation
  • Commissioning & Handover
  • Maintenance and Verification

Those looking to achieve and maintain BAFE SP203-1 Scheme certification and require an understanding of the implementation and ongoing management of a quality management system within their business. This course is of benefit to both technical and non-technical staff who operate within a fire detection & fire alarm systems business.

Comprehensive course notes are provided for the delegate to use during the course and to keep for future reference

There are no prerequisites to attending this course as it is a non-technical course covering the subject of quality management systems meeting BAFE scheme requirements.

Delegates are welcomed with no Fire Detection and Fire Alarm experience or knowledge.

Delegates will be provided with a certificate of attendance.

On completion of the course delegates may wish to further develop their knowledge and skills in other  training modules relevant to their competency objective..

  • Requirements to achieve and maintain BAFE SP203-1 Scheme Certification
  • Understand the implementation and ongoing management of a QMS
  • An overview of the BAFE SP203-1 Scheme Document, and its objective and scope.
  • The setting out and production of a quality management system including operating procedures, compilation of suitable forms for making the necessary records and registers.

Those completing this course may then wish to apply for the BAFE SP203-1 scheme.