Fire Detection Systems Design

Duration: 2 day(s)


This course follows on from our 5 day Fire Detection, Alarms and Emergency Lighting Systems programme. Aimed at those responsible for the design of fire detection and alarm systems or who need to understand the suitability of the system design. Develop your existing knowledge of BS 5839 part 1 (2017) and BS 7273. 

Learning outcomes

  • interpretation of different types of architectural plans and symbols 
  • review and reinforcement of radio and networks 
  • protocols - closed and open systems 
  • computer suites: IT 


  • Fire Protection Association (FPA) Certificate
  • IFE 12 hours CPD

Course code: C15

Price: £460+VAT, FPA/ECA members receive a 10% discount

In-company price: £3200 + VAT FPA members receive a 10% discount 
Please contact us directly for available dates. Email: or Tel: 01608 812530

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Fire Detection Systems Design

This course follows on from our Fire Detection, Alarms and Emergency Lighting course or can be a stand-alone course for those with basic systems knowledge. For those with no prior knowledge or experience of Fire Detection and Alarm systems we would recommend attendance of day 1 of our 5 day course as a pre-requisite.

  • Facility managers
  • Building managers
  • Building owners
  • Site supervisors
  • Fire systems Inspectors
  • Building control officers


  • legislation affecting fire detection and alarm systems
  • general principles and terminology
  • principles of fire science and smoke behaviour
  • types of fire alarm systems
  • principles of operation
  • types of detectors and how they work
  • audible and visual alarms
  • wiring and cabling of systems
  • testing and certification requirements
  • schematics and design drawings
  • responsibility of the design

Course details

Date Location Available
20201102 02/11/2020 - 03/11/2020 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 5 £ 460.00

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