Understanding Fire Doors

Duration: 1 day(s)

This one day course follows on from our Passive Fire Protection Foundation course and focuses on the legal requirements relating to fire doors, their installation and maintenance. It aims to 'up-skill' contractors involved in the installation and maintenance of fire doors and their surrounds. The programme aims to improve the knowleadge base of those involved in the deisgn, supply, inspection and maintenance of fire doors. 

Learning outcomes

  • describe the key features of fire door design and manufacture
  • outline the regulatory requirements relating to fire doors
  • identify the correct methods of fire door installation
  • specify maintenance of fire doors best practice
  • identify issues that will affect the required performance of fire resisting door sets
  • be aware of the importance of 3rd party certification


  • Fire Protection Association (FPA) certificate  
  • 5 Institute of Fire Safety Managers (IFSM) CPD hours

Course code: C17c

Price: £245 +VAT, Fire Protection Association members receieve a 10% discount. 

In-company price: £1600 +VAT, Fire Protection Association members receieve a 10% discount 
Please contact us directly for available dates. Email: training@thefpa.co.uk or Tel: 01608 812530


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Understanding Fire Doors

Those who have completed the 2 day Introduction to Passive Fire Protection course or equivalent. Contractors involved in the installation and maintenance of passive fire protection in buildings will benefit from this module. This may include: 

  • building safety managers
  • maintenance staff
  • fire risk assessors 
  • types and construction of fire doors
  • glazing 
  • BS476 Pt. 22
  • BS 8214 
  • BE EN standards
  • CE Marking 
  • identification schemes 
  • access control schemes 
  • inspection, maintenance and repairs 
  • Door Hardware Federation 
  • assessment 


Course details

Date Location Available
20200116 16/01/2020 - 16/01/2020 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 9 £ 245.00
20200213 13/02/2020 - 13/02/2020 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 10 £ 245.00
20200417 17/04/2020 - 17/04/2020 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 11 £ 245.00

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Phone: 01608 812 500

Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 08:30-16:30 

Email: training@thefpa.co.uk

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