Level 3 Award in Passive Fire Protection - Intermediate


PRICE: £1,125.00


This 2-day intermediate programme is designed for those who need to apply the principles of passive fire protection to ensure the structural integrity of existing systems following maintenance or refurbishment. Through the understanding of compartmentation and fire stopping, it will assist those who are dealing with contractors, building management, or those advising on or supervising maintenance works.

Learning Outcomes

This 2-unit qualification enables those with a basic knowledge of passive fire protection to gain confidence in the appraisal and correct application of products and practices according to relevant guidance and legislation.

Following this course, learners will be able to: 

  • Understand relevant factors that influence safe evacuation from a building in the event of a fire 

  • Apply the relevant guidance and regulations to the practice of remedial works and maintenance within buildings 

  • Recognise the roles and responsibilities with respect to record keeping and traceability of passive fire products through the lifecycle of the building 

  • Compare and appraise the different types of building products for passive fire protection and compartmentation systems 


  • Total qualification time: 60 hours


  • Awarding Body for Building Education (ABBE) Level 3 Award in Passive Fire Protection - 610/2818/6
  • 13 Fire Protection Association (FPA) CPD hours


Successful completion of this course entitles learners to use post nominal letters.

How to apply

Download our application from here and return this to training@thefpa.co.uk.

FPA members receive a 10% discount.

Download our training course prospectus.

  • How current legislation and guidance informs passive fire protection practices 

  • The role of compartmentation in the safe evacuation of premises 

  • Examination of third-party accreditation 

  • Identification of compartmentation structures 

  • Identification and best practice in the use of products including: fire doors, shutters and glazing, compartmentation, partitioning and ceiling systems, fire stopping, seals, cavity barriers and cladding, ducting and dampers 

  • Course assessment by portfolio of evidence

This course is appropriate for those who advise on or supervise the installation and maintenance of passive fire protection products or those responsible for carrying out works to the fabric of the existing building including: 

  • Facility and building managers 

  • Site supervisors 

  • Clerk of works 

  • Building suppliers 

  • Responsible persons 


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