Level 3 Award in the Requirements of Fire Detection and Fire Alarm Systems for Buildings BS 5839-1:2

A short award which covers the covers the full content of BS 5839-1:2017, Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings.


Academic Year: 2024/25
Course Code: 10915
Campus: Lisburn
Study Type: Part-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Electrical Installation

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Part-Time
Lisburn
26/08/2024
Time: 17:00-21:00
Course Overview

This award covers the full content of BS 5839-1:2017, Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Part 1 covers the Code of practice for design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of systems in non-domestic premises.

The course is delivered over 4 hours per week for 15 weeks. 

On completion of this course the participant should: 

  • Understand general requirements of BS 5839-01 2017
  • Understand design considerations for fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings
  • Understand the requirements in relation to the responsibility for the limitation of false alarms and unwanted fire alarm signals
  • Understand the requirements of BS 5839-01 2017 in relation to the installation of fire detection and fire alarm systems
  • Understand the requirements of BS 5839-01 2017 in relation to the commissioning and handover of fire detection and fire alarm systems
  • Understand the requirements of BS 5839-01 2017 in relation to the maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems
  • Understand the requirements of BS 5839-01 2017 in relation to the user’s responsibilities of fire detection and fire alarm systems
  • Understand the information contained within the annexes of BS 5839-01 2017

This course is for learners/engineers who are working in the fire-sector of the electrical industry and wish to update or refresh their understanding of this essential BSI publication. 

Fire detection and fire alarm systems for buildings. Part 1 covers the Code of practice for design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of systems in non-domestic premises. The course is delivered over 4 hours per week for 15 weeks. 

The practical and knowledgeable approach, from knowledgeable delivery staff. 

 A range of other electrical courses are available through the College. 

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification; however students must have the minimum levels of literacy and numeracy to complete the learning outcomes and assessments. 

Available Sessions

The following sessions are open for application on this course:

Campus & Course Type Start
Part-Time
Lisburn
26/08/2024
Time: 17:00-21:00

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Level 3 Award in the Requirements of Fire Detection and Fire Alarm Systems for Buildings BS 5839-1:2
Y10915LE1A

Lisburn

26/08/2024

Time: 17:00-21:00

20+ £977.00

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