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Fire Alarms Legislation

BTEC Level 3 Certificate

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Newcastle City Council delegate

Training Course Overview

This one day course is ideally suited to any responsible person in charge of a building – including landlords and letting agents – and all members of the security systems industry who wish to have a better understanding and working knowledge of current legislation. There are no prerequisites. All are welcome.

Course Cost: £265.00 + VAT
Includes: BTEC level 3 certificate
Duration: 1 Day


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Course Content

  • Introduction to fire legislation, industry standards and bodies
  • An understanding of fire classifications
  • What to look for when selecting a contractor
  • The Reform Order: 2005 and it’s implications
  • Learn to carry out an internal fire risk assessment and fire management plan
  • Differences between L and P systems and the levels of protection applied to each
  • When emergency lighting should be installed
  • Lighting options available and legal emergency lighting limits
  • The role of the responsible person and Fire officer
  • Working within the disability discrimination act
  • Procedures for carrying out in-house risk assessment
  • Fire detection and min/max sound levels
  • Associated systems and equipment – extinguishers, sprinklers and emergency lighting
  • Carrying out and documenting the weekly test
  • Regulations regarding regular maintenance and keeping correct documents
  • Accessing the adequacy of existing systems based on premises use
  • Acceptable sound levels within a building
  • Management of false alarms
  • What constitutes acceptable detection
  • The fire brigade position on unwanted alarms

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Available Course Dates

1st November 2018

13th March 2019

28th May 2019

7th November 2019

27th February 2020

Course Pricing

If you’re interested in booking a training course with Tavcom, please either click ‘Book Now’ or ‘Request a Call Back’ and a member of our team will get back to you as soon as possible.

Alternately, please contact us.

Telephone: +44 (0) 1489 895099

Course Cost: £265.00 + VAT
Includes: BTEC level 3 certificate
Duration: 1 Day

We accept most major credit and debit cards.

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Telephone us on  +44 (0)1489 895099
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