Understanding Fire Stopping

Duration: 1 day(s)

The aim of this course is to 'up-skill' those working within the fabric of the building to ensure compartmentation and structural fire safety is not compromised during and after works have been carried out. This one day course follows on from the Introduction to Passive Fire Protection course. 

Learning objectives

  • outline the considerations in relation to the installation of penetration sealing systems.
  • list the types of penetration, and areas of application of fire stopping.
  • identify the aspects that will affect the performance of the fire stopping.
  • list three elements of the maintenance of fire stopping systems.
  • understand the complexities pertaining to voids in historical buildings.
  • explain the difference between cavity barriers, fire curtains, and smoke barriers.


  • Fire Protection Association (FPA) Certificate

Course code: C17d

Price: £245 +VAT, FPA members receive a 10% discount 

In-company: Please contact us directly for available dates. Email: training@thefpa.co.uk or Tel: 01608 812530

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Understanding Fire Stopping

It is strongly recommended that you have previously completed the 2 day Introduction to Passive Fire Protection course or an equivalent course before completing this module. 

This module will benefit contractors involved in the installation of passive fire protection as well as improve the knowledge base of those involved in the design, supply, inspection and maintenance of passive fire protection.

  • batts / boards 
  • mortars 
  • multiple vertical penetrations 
  • preformed elsastomeric seals 
  • multiple horizontal penetrations ]pipe collars / wraps 
  • practical exercise
  • cavity barries - mineral wool, rigid board, stone wool 

Course details

Date Location Available
20191009 09/10/2019 - 09/10/2019 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 6 £ 245.00
20191113 13/11/2019 - 13/11/2019 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 8 £ 245.00
20200115 15/01/2020 - 15/01/2020 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 8 £ 245.00
20200212 12/02/2020 - 12/02/2020 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 8 £ 245.00

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