Understanding Fire Doors

Duration: 1 day(s)


This one day course follows on from the Passive Fire Protection Foundation 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. Improve your knowleadge base 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
20200904 04/09/2020 - 04/09/2020 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos Course full £ 245.00
20201001 01/10/2020 - 01/10/2020 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 5 £ 245.00
20201126 26/11/2020 - 26/11/2020 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 7 £ 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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