BS 5839-1 Fundamentals in FD&A Conversion Course (2 days)

Conversion to Fundamentals Unit


If you have previously been working towards one of the FIA AO’s other Level 3 qualifications, you can gain the new FIA AO Level 3 Fundamentals of Fire Detection and  Alarm Systems in Non-Domestic Premises by completing this conversion unit. This unit is exclusively open to anyone who has taken the Foundation in FD&A and is aimed to get you up to speed ready to take the new qualification exam, using both the knowledge previously gained from the Foundation course and the learning from these two days of training.

  • Anyone who has previously taken the Foundation in FD&A course looking to gain the new qualification
  • **Please note when taking this exam online you will be required to have access to the Standard BS 5839-1**
  • Previous attendance on Foundation in FD&A
  • Pre-learning required prior to attending the unit -  all learning materials will be available to download from the FIA website
  • We also strongly recommend reviewing the Foundation course manual again
  • Recommended reading

    For those looking to do some prior reading before taking this unit. We recommend

    The Design, Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of Fire Detection and Fire Alarm Systems in Non‑Domestic Premises. A Guide to BS 5839‑1:2017. 5th Edition

    By C S Todd

    Available to purchase in the FIA eShop. Log in for members prices
  • Training will cover elements of BS 5839-1 not previously covered in Foundation in FD&A training
  • A more detailed understanding of the various requirements of BS 5839-1
  • On passing the open-book exam at the end of the two days, a nationally recognised RQF Level 3 qualification with certificate
  • Members - £300+VAT
  • Non-members - £480+VAT