Key facts at a glance
Why take this course?
As a contractor you’re called upon to fit a fire alarm system into a building, whether domestic or commercial, it will be necessary to install the equipment correctly and make sure the system will is designed correctly and effective. Due to the nature of what's involved, there’s a little bit more to it than reading the instructions on the box, especially when your reputation is on the line. Do it competently and with confidence with the help of proper training on this course.
The course provides the necessary information to design, construct and commission a non-addressable fire alarm system to BS 5839.
Is this course right for me?
This short course for those with electrical installation experience is designed to give you the ability and skills to install, Inspect & Test and fault find commonly used fire alarm systems.
Fire Alarms Training Course Content:
The first day of the course is spent reading through and interpreting the relevant parts of BS 5839.
The second day takes the form of a practical workshop where a system is designed, constructed and inspected and tested. The participant is then introduced to the practical issues of system maintenance, certification and reporting.
In general, it is appropriate to install some form of fire alarm system in virtually all buildings, except very small relatively open planned buildings. The initiation of alarm can be either manual or automatic, or a combination of both, as is usually the case.
The level of cover required by a building is based upon a fire risk assessment and a suitable system selected to meet this need.
Text Books Required:
Candidates will be awarded a TS4U certificate of achievement.