Understanding Fire Stopping and Compartmentation


PRICE: £245.00


The aim of this fire compartmentation and fire stopping training course is to 'up-skill' those working with the fabric of the building. You will gain knowledge to ensure compartmentation and structural fire safety is not compromised during and after work has been carried out. This is a one day modular course to our Passive Fire Protection Foundation programme, but can be completed alone.

Learning outcomes

  • 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.

What’s included?

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


  • Fire Protection Association (FPA) Certificate
  • CFPA Europe Passive Fire Protection Officer (when combined with Passive Foundation)
  • Institute of Fire Safety Managers (IFSM) 4 CPD hours


  • Level 3 Certificate fire risk assessment

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


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

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

It is strongly recommended that you have previously completed our one day Passive Fire Protection Foundation course or equivalent 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.


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