Environmental Course

Environmental for Field Service Technicians


One day course.

This unit is designed to give learners a good understanding of the environmental hazards and requirements for safe handling of dangerous substances, in accordance with environmental legislation.

This unit is recommended for all individuals starting out in all fields of FD&A and a compulsory unit for those taking the qualification. Under some circumstances, you might not be required to complete this unit if you can provide evidence of recognised prior learning. Please download the sylabus or watch the video to check what we would accept as recognised prior learning.
What's on the Health and Safety and Environment units?


What's on the Health and Safety and Environment units?

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• Environmental Law
• Restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and
electronic equipment (RoHS)
• Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE)
• Waste Management
• Energy Consumption
• Ionising Radiation Regulations IRR17
• F-Gas
• Ozone Depleting Substances (Halon)

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An understanding of the environmental issues and how it relates to fire detection and alarm systems.

We do not issue certificates for completing the Foundation module as it is not a qualification (it is part of one). We will issue a certificate when the qualification is complete. We will send out emails confirming pass/fails and this can be used as evidence.

Provides a working knowledge of environmental issues for service technicians and is a required unit in
the qualifications pathway. Learners will then study the other units to gain a full qualification in any of the following: the FIA AO Level 3 Advanced Designer, Advanced Maintainer, Advanced Installer, or Advanced
  • FIA member £150 + VAT
  • Non-members £240 + VAT