Fire Safety Design of Buildings - BS9999

Duration: 3 day(s)


This course highlights the importance of building design in ensuring business continuity through understanding the relationship between passive and active fire protection systems and building design.
Learning outcomes
  • an understanding of key concepts in Approved Document B, BS 9999 and other guidance documents
  • knowledge of the theory and practical application of the basic principles of constructional fire protection
  • understanding of the need for and benefits of passive and active fire protection
  • awareness of the essential components of BS 476: Parts 20-24 and BS EN equivalents
  • ability to apply fire design criteria to building design
  • Fire Protection Association (FPA) certificate
  • This course has been awarded 17.5 IFE CPD hours

What's included? 

  • slide handouts 
  • a copy of BS 9999 and Approved Document B for the duration of the course
  • complimentary tea, coffee and lunch for the 3 days 

Course code: C19

Price: £750.00+VAT, FPA members receive a 10% discount 

In-company price: £5100 +VAT, FPA members receive a 10% discount 
Please contact us directly for available dates. Email: or Tel: 01608 812530

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Fire Safety Design of Buildings - BS9999
  • Fire safety consultants
  • Insurance surveyors, loss adjusters and loss assessors
  • Fire safety managers
  • Architects, building control officers, regulators and specifiers
  • Fire service officers
  • Fire investigators
The course includes:
  • introduction to fire safety design and the building regulations
  • means of escape - horizontal & vertical
  • how satisfactory means of escape depend upon passive and active fire protection
  • how passive and active fire protection contribute to property protection and business continuity
  • the fire curve and fire science
  • service installations
  • elements of construction including materials
  • compartmentation, cavity barriers, fire stopping and dampers
  • fire tests
  • external fire spread
  • surface spread of flame
  • introduction to fire engineering
  • Specialist systems and new technology
  • European standards and harmonization
  • Practical exercises using risk profiling, compartmentation etc.

Course details

Date Location Available
20200826 26/08/2020 - 28/08/2020 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 5 £ 750.00
20200929 29/09/2020 - 01/10/2020 London W2 4 £ 750.00

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