C14 Fire Detection, Alarms and Emergency Lighting Systems

Duration: 5 day(s)

This course provides delegates with a complete understanding of systems and legislation and delivers practical guidance for carrying out installation, commission and maintenance of systems. 
Learning outcomes

This course uses a combination of workshop facilities to develop practical skills and classroom-based learning to enable you to demonstrate competence to your customers and/or employer clearly matched against:

  • the National Occupational Standards in Systems
  • BS 5839 (part 1, 6, 8 & 9)
  • BS 5266  Part 1 - 2016 Emergency Lighting
  • BAFE SP203 / LPCB 1014 for fire detection and alarm system


  • Fire Protection Association (FPA) certificate
  • Fire Alarm Systems Operator CFPA-E

Price: £1100 +VAT, FPA/ECA members receive a 10% discount 

In-Company Training: (up to 12 delegates): £7200 +VAT, FPA/ECA members receive a 10% discount 
This course must be held at FPA premises to use the practical facilities in our workshop, however courses may be tailored to be delivered at your premises. Please contact us directly to discuss these options.
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C14 Fire Detection, Alarms and Emergency Lighting Systems
  • Apprentice fire alarm engineers
  • Sellers and estimators
  • Designers
  • Premises/Building managers
  • Fire wardens/Marshalls who require a greater understanding of fire alarms
  • Time served engineers who require a refresher


  • Fundamentals of fire detection, alarm systems and legal framework
  • live demonstrations and hands on experience in cable installation, testing and panel connections
  • hands on commissioning and control panel functions
  • maintenance of systems
  • a focus on emergency lighting
  • legislation and standards
  • LEDs
  • way lighting
  • addressable central battery systems
  • self-contained
  • non-maintained
  • signage


  • C15 Fire Detection Systems Design
  • C05 Certificate in Fire Risk Assessment

Course details

Date Location Available
20190429 29/04/2019 - 03/05/2019 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 5 £1,100.00
20190610 10/06/2019 - 14/06/2019 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 9 £1,100.00
20190916 16/09/2019 - 20/09/2019 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 10 £1,100.00

Contact Us

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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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