Passive Fire Protection Foundation

Duration: 1 day(s)

Are you carrying out maintenance work that will affect the safety of occupied premises? This course introduces the role of passive fire protection within the building structure and its relationship with other life safety systems. The one day foundation can be followed by further modules in specific passive fire protection products.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course learners will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of fire spread in buildings
  • Be aware of how passive fire protection can mitigate, reduce or prevent fire spread
  • Be familiar with the specific regulations and standards related to building products, construction and maintenance
  • Be aware of the different types of building products for passive fire protection, fire safety systems and equipment


  • Fire Protection Association (FPA) certificate
  • (when combined with another module*) CFPA Europe Passive Fire Protection Officer

*Module Combinations:

  • C17c Understanding Fire Doors
  • C17d Understanding Fire Stopping

Price: £220+VAT, FPA members receive a 10% discount

In-company price: £1600+VAT, FPA members receive a 10% discount


Passive Fire Protection Foundation

The course is suitable for those involved in the installation and maintenance of passive protection products. Would also benefit:

  • Specialist contractor workforce
  • Maintenance teams
  • Facility managers
  • Construction/ pre-construction managers


  • C18 Passive Fire Protection - Intermediate
  • C05 Certificate in Fire Risk Assessment
  • The spread of fire and smoke
  • Fire safety legislation
  • Technical fire protection
  • Classification of building materials
  • 3rd party certification and accreditation
  • Fire doors, shutters and glazing
  • Compartmentation, partitioning and ceiling systems
  • Fire Stopping, seals and cavity barriers
  • Ducting and dampers
  • Cladding
  • Course assessment




Course details

Date Location Available
20191008 08/10/2019 - 08/10/2019 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 13 £ 220.00
20191112 12/11/2019 - 12/11/2019 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 16 £ 220.00
20200210 10/02/2020 - 10/02/2020 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 16 £ 220.00

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