Brian Sims

Survey and Design of Fire Alarm Systems


4 hours

Study Method

Study From Home

Course Provided By

Skills for security

CPD Hours Earned



Fire Safety & Security

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Course Overview

  • The purpose of a fire alarm system
  • The system protection categories and protection levels required for a building
  • The use case, spacing, and zoning requirements for smoke and heat detection
  • Ways in which false alarms can be managed and reduced
  • The documentation used to design, maintain, and install a fire alarm system

Course Description

Learn about the role of a fire risk assessor and competency in fire risk assessments, as well as the design, installation, maintenance standards and design classification for fire alarm systems, including the relevant standards for audible and visual warning devices.

Who is the course for?

All courses are CPD accredited and allow engineers, apprentices and surveyors from the industry looking to upskill and get up to speed in their respective fields.

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