Introduction to Sprinkler Systems Maintenance and Components

Duration: 5 day(s)

Gain comprehensive knowledge of sprinkler systems and hands on maintenance experience

The first 2 days of this course provides an introduction to sprinkler systems, looking at operational aspects, the latest LPC Rules, design principles and their application with other fire protection systems. The last 3 days involves hands-on practical maintenance training at our sprinkler workshop for water supplies, pumps, wet and dry systems, deluge and pre-action. 

Learning outcomes
  • understanding of the components and operation of sprinkler systems and their role.
  • knowledge of the LPC Rules for Automatic Sprinkler Installations incorporating BS EN 12845.
  • understanding of the principles of system design and sprinkler operation
  • ability to compare and contrast these systems relative to passive fire protection systems.
  • knowledge of the service requirements in accordance with BS EN 12845 and LPCB TB203
  • how to carry out practical maintenance of the equipment
  • Fire Protection Association (FPA) Certificate
  • This course has been awarded 29 IFE CPD hours for the five days

Delegates who attend the course can purchase a digital or print copy of the LPC Sprinkler Rules at a delegate rate of £299 + VAT (hard copies require a £20 delivery cost).  To purchase your copy, please contact once you have made your booking. 

Course code: C20

Price: £1375.00+VAT, FPA members receive a 10% discount 

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Introduction to Sprinkler Systems Maintenance and Components
For those whose work requires them to have an appreciation of the installation, operation and maintenance of sprinkler systems. For example:
  • Maintenance technicians
  • Facilities managers
  • Fire surveyors
  • Building control officers
  • Fire service personnel
  • Service engineers
  • How a sprinkler system operates
  • Codes and standards
  • Classification of risks
  • Sprinkler system components and selection
  • Water supplies
  • Sprinkler design principles
  • The insurers’ role
  • Maintenance and protection of different types of storage facilities
  • Theory and practice of operation and maintenance of equipment

This 5 day course can be split over two sessions, the first 2 days introducing the learner to sprinkler systems and components and an overview of rules and design principles. The second 3 days includes theoretical and practical systems maintenance training.

Please contact the FPA directly if you wish to book only the first two days. The 3 day maintenance session may only be booked on its own if you have previously attended a 2 day introductory course.

5 day course: £1375.00+VAT, FPA members receive a 10% discount 

2 day course: £550.00+VAT, FPA members receive a 10% discount 

3 day course: £825.00+VAT, FPA members receive a 10% discount 

Course details

Date Location Available
20201019 19/10/2020 - 23/10/2020 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 9 £1,375.00

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