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Fire Alarms Installation Course

BTEC Level 3 Certificate

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Training Course Overview

On this fascinating training course, you will learn how to carry out the building fire risk assessments that are now mandatory for anyone responsible for business premises – including employers, voluntary organisations, clubs and charities.

You will also acquire the fundamental skills needed to recommend, upgrade or fully install fire alarm equipment, as required. There are no prerequisites. The training course is open to all but it will be of particular interest to installers, sales personnel, technicians, engineer, consultants and fire alarm system users.

Course Cost: £695.00 + VAT
Includes: BTEC level 3 certificate
Duration: 3 Days

We accept most major credit and debit cards.

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Course Content

  • Associations, inspectorates and documentation
  • Basic commissioning requirements
  • Role of the responsible person an fire officer
  • Fire alarm legislation and levels of protection
  • Standards and governing bodies
  • Pre installation risk assessment
  • Fundamentals fire alarm installation skills
  • Measuring current, voltage and resistance
  • Using test equipment correctly
  • Health and Safety
  • Basic installation of fire alarm systems
  • Fire classifications
  • Signalling techniques
  • Detection device types, sounder types and their applications
  • Environmental considerations
  • Routine servicing and maintenance of detectors, panels and fire alarm systems
  • Classes of fire extinguishers and sprinkler systems
  • Radio detectors and transmission
  • Wiring systems

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Available Course Dates

3rd – 5th December 2018

4th – 6th March 2019

29th – 31st May 2019

30th September – 2nd October 2019

4th – 6th November 2019

27th – 29th January 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: £695.00 + VAT
Includes: BTEC level 3 certificate
Duration: 3 Days

We accept most major credit and debit cards.

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Telephone us on  +44 (0)1489 895099
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