Fire Detection, Alarms and Emergency Lighting Systems

Duration: 5 day(s)


Are you new to the fire detection and alarms industry? Our fire detection and alarm system training course will provide you with a complete understanding of systems and legislation. It delivers practical guidance for carrying out installation, commission and maintenance of systems and all content is relevant to BS 5839. You will benefit from hands on experience and live demonstrations from fire alarm experts while remaining in smaller class sizes than many other providers.
Learning outcomes

Using a combination of workshop facilities to develop practical skills and classroom-based learning you will be able to demonstrate competence to your customers and/or employer. This is clearly matched against:

  • the National Occupational Standards in Systems
  • BS 5839 (part 1, 6, 8 & 9)
  • BS 5266  Part 1 - 2016 Emergency Lighting
  • BAFE SP203 / LPCB 1014 for fire detection and alarm system


  • Fire Protection Association (FPA) certificate
  • Level 2 CFPA Europe Fire Detection and Alarm System Operator

What's included? 

  • 2 free digital copies of Fire Protection Association handbooks worth £40
  • complimentary lunch, tea and coffee for all 5 days
  • digital handouts which delegates may choose to print out to bring with them


Course code: C14

Price: £1100 +VAT, FPA/ECA members receive a 10% discount 

In-company price: (up to 12 delegates): £7200 +VAT, FPA/ECA members receive a 10% discount 
This course must be held at FPA premises to use the practical facilities in our workshop, however courses may be tailored to be delivered at your premises.
Please contact us directly at to discuss these options.
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Fire Detection, Alarms and Emergency Lighting Systems
  • Service engineers
  • System engineers
  • Apprentice fire alarm engineers
  • Sellers and estimators
  • Designers
  • Premises/Building managers
  • Fire wardens/Marshalls who require a greater understanding of fire alarms
  • Time served engineers who require a refresher


  • Fundamentals of fire detection, alarm systems and legal framework
  • live demonstrations and hands on experience in cable installation, testing and panel connections
  • hands on commissioning and control panel functions
  • maintenance of systems
  • a focus on emergency lighting
  • legislation and standards
  • LEDs
  • way lighting
  • addressable central battery systems
  • self-contained
  • non-maintained
  • signage

Course details

Date Location Available
20200803 03/08/2020 - 07/08/2020 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 2 £1,100.00
20200928 28/09/2020 - 02/10/2020 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 4 £1,100.00
20210118 18/01/2021 - 22/01/2021 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 12 £1,100.00

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Phone: 01608 812 500

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