Fire Detection & Fire Alarm System – Fundamentals

Module unit 1 - Fundamentals of BS 5839 Part 1

Registered list price: £160.00 + VAT

Non registered list price: £180.00 + VAT

Duration: 1 day
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This 1 day fire alarm course is aimed at practicing electricians. It provides understanding of legislation and standards relating to fire detection and fire alarm systems along with the basic principles of fire and fire behaviour in acceptance with BS 5839. This module is designed to meet the knowledge requirements of the relevant standards of the BAFE Scheme.

  • Need for a fire detection and fire alarm system and type
  • Legislation related to fire detection and alarm systems
  • Understanding fire behaviour
  • Monitoring circuit integrity
  • Understanding different categories of systems life and property protection
  • Variations
  • Detector coverage / spacings

Candidates should be familiar with electrical system design. Suitable candidates should already work within the electrical industry and have a basic understanding of the requirements of fire alarms in the UK.

The learner will have an understanding of legislation and standards that relate to fire detection and fire alarm systems along with the basic principles of fire and fire behaviour.

Once you have completed this course we recommend that you consider the following:

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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