Passive Fire Protection Foundation


PRICE: £220.00


Have you recently started working in the fire safety sector and want to get a good grounding in the foundations of passive fire protection? Or perhaps you are a risk assessor wanting to get an insight into the passive fire protection that is built into the structure of your buildings. This course introduces the role of passive fire protection within a building structure, explores how it stops fire spread, and examines good and bad practice examples. The one-day foundation can be followed by further modules in specific passive fire protection products to further your knowledge.

Learning outcomes

  • outline the legislations and guidance for passive fire protection installations
  • understand fire, how it spreads, and how passive fire protection can be used to ensure the safety of buildings and occupants
  • Understand compartmentation within building design, and what that means in terms of passive fire protection
  • Explore a variety of passive fire stopping products available
  • identify some common problems and issues caused by building alterations and potential solutions

What’s included?

  • lunch, tea and coffee
  • free digital copy of our Passive Fire Protection handbook worth £20 + VAT


  • Fire Protection Association (FPA) certificate
  • 5 Institute of Fire Safety Managers (IFSM) CPD hours
  • CFPA Europe Passive Fire Protection Officer (when combined with either Fire Doors, or Fire Stopping)


  • Understanding Fire Doors
  • Understanding Fire Stopping
  • Level 3 certificate fire risk assessment

Price: £220 +VAT, FPA members receive a 10% discount
Duration: 1 day
Venue: Moreton in Marsh only


Booking with a purchase order? Complete our interactive booking form and email it to training@thefpa.co.uk 

  • Passive vs Active fire protection
  • Fire Legislation
  • Building Regulations
  • Fire and fire spread
  • British Standards
  • Certification and 3rd Party Accreditation
  • Building Design
  • Passive Fire Protection measures:
    • Intumescent elements
    • Fire Seals and cavity barriers
    • Fire Resistant Ducting, Dampers and Enclosures
    • Cavity Barriers and Cladding
    • Fire doors, shutters and curtains

Aimed at those involved in the specification, supply and distribution, installation, maintenance and management of passive fire protection installations, including:

  • specialist contractor workforce
  • distribution supply chain
  • fire risk assessors
  • facilities managers
  • building owners/managers
  • site supervisors
  • fire systems inspectors
  • building control officers


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