Fire Detection & Fire Alarm Systems - Design

Module unit 2 - Design to BS 5839

Registered list price: £325.00 + VAT

Non registered list price: £355.00 + VAT

Duration: 2 days
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Having previously completing the fundamental module, the learners will use the knowledge and understanding gained to carry out compliant designs for fire detection and fire alarm systems to BS 5839-1:2017 This module is designed to meet the knowledge requirements of the relevant standards of the BAFE Scheme. Attendees should have completed the Fire Alarm Fundamental Module.

  • Legislation
  • Codes of practice
  • Enforcement
  • Types of fire detection and fire alarm systems
  • Understanding product selection in the marketplace
  • Siting of equipment such as detectors and fire alarm panels
  • Related standards
  • False alarm management
  • Practical design exercises
  • Completing certificates

This course is aimed at contractors and individuals looking to further their knowledge of fire detection and fire alarm system design to BS 5839-1:2017 and also to check third party designs.

Attendees should have completed the Fire Alarm Fundamental Module.

Over the two days the course will provide a good understanding of how to ensure fire detection and fire alarm system design complies with BS 5839-1:2017

Delegates will also be shown hoe to complete the design certificate.

Includes

  • Understanding the responsibilities of the designer
  • Understanding detection zone size
  • Technology of system components and principles of detection
  • Sound pressure level requirements
  • Advance detector spacing
  • Understanding certificate requirements
  • False alarm issues
  • Battery standby/capacity
  • Cause and effect
  • Interpretation of fire risk assessments


 

Successful candidates might also be interested in completing the installation, maintenance, dedicated Part 6 or commissioning modules and the Emergency Lighting courses.

To gain an understanding of the installation process of fire detection and fire alarm systems.

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

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