Fire Detection & Fire Alarm System – Fundamentals

Module unit 1 - Fundamentals of BS 5839 Part 1

Registered list price: £175.00 + VAT

Non registered list price: £195.00 + VAT

Duration: 1 day
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This modular course provides the basic knowledge and understanding of fire detection and fire alarm systems. It enables delegates to progress to either the design, installation, maintenance or commissioning modules. Successful candidates completing this course will gain valuable knowledge in understanding the requirements for fire detection and fire alarm systems to meet with the requirements of BS5839:2017 Part 1 and will form the basis for progressing onto the design, installation, maintenance or commissioning modules.

  • Legislation
  • Codes of practice
  • Types of fire detection and fire alarm systems
  • Fire Behaviour
  • Understanding product selection in the marketplace
  • Siting of equipment such as detectors and fire alarm panels
  • Related standards
  • Service and commissioning
  • Log Books
  • Completing certificates

This course is aimed at contractors and individuals looking to gain a basic understanding of the requirements of BS 5839 -1:2017 and is required prior to progression on to one of the additional fire modules.

There are no formal entry requirements to attend the course, however it is ideally suited to practicing electricians or individuals who wish to ensure competent personnel are completing the works correctly, such as risk assessors, site agents or landlords.

The course will provide a general understanding of how to ensure fire detection and fire alarm systems comply with BS 5839-1:2017.

Candidates will gain an understanding of design, installation, serving and commissioning activities and will also be shown how to complete the relevant certificates.

Successful candidates might also be interested in completing the design, installation, maintenance or commissioning and dedicated part 6 modules or the Emergency Lighting courses
To gain an understanding of the design process of fire detection and alarm systems.

Candidates completing this course may also want to consider applying for the BAFE scheme.

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