Fire Detection and Alarm System Design

Course Overview

Tavcom’s Fire Detection and Alarm System Design course covers the roles and responsibilities required to become a skilled Fire Detection and Alarm Systems Design practitioner. The course will provide the knowledge and required skills to design comprehensive and detailed Fire Detection and Alarm Systems for both new systems, as well as changes to existing systems meeting the requirements of BS 5839-1 for non-domestic premises.

Who should attend?

There are no prerequisites to join this course. It is ideal for anyone in the security industry looking to become certified for the design of Fire Detection and Alarm Systems – e.g., installation engineers, commissioning & maintenance engineers, extra-works engineers, specifiers, sales, building maintenance engineers, consultants, or those responsible for buildings on a day-to-day basis (the responsible person).

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What will you learn?

  • System Designer Responsibilities
  • Establishing the correct level of detection and zoning
  • Considerations for interfacing with third party equipment
  • Certificating your design
  • Practical site design from plans
  • Agreeing variations from BS5839 part 1
  • British and European Standards
  • An overview of what should be included in a fire risk assessment.
  • Fire Alarm System Categories
  • Fire alarm detector types and locations, manual call points
  • Sounder coverage and required sound levels for audible alarm signals
  • When and where to use visual indicators
  • Wiring Options and types, containment requirements
  • Battery backup requirements

£775 ex. VAT

3 Days

Tavcom Level 3 Certificate

Accommodation with dinner, bed & breakfast can be included for an additional cost of £90 per person, per night + VAT. Bed & Breakfast is £70 per person per night + VAT. Please make a note on your booking form if you wish to add this option.

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Event Dates

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Event Location

Event Dates

1st Jul to 3rd Jul 2024

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Fire Detection and Alarm System Design

Event Location

Bishop's Waltham, UK

Event Dates

16th Dec to 18th Dec 2024

Course

Fire Detection and Alarm System Design

Event Location

Bishop's Waltham, UK

Fire Detection and Alarm System Design: Reviews

21/05/2024
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