FD&A Advanced Maintainer

Level 3 in Fire Detection and Alarm Advanced Maintainer


Two day course.

Taking this unit in combination with the other units in the qualifications pathway will qualify learners in fire detection and alarm systems maintenance.

To take the Advanced Maintainer unit, you MUST have passed the Foundation in Fire Detection and Alarm Course

To complete a Qualification in this subject you need to have also passed (or completed the prior learning requirments) the Enviromental Course and Health & Safety Course as explained HERE

It is highly recommended that anyone taking this course reads the Foundation Course manual (given to candidates when attending the Foundation Course), and watches the Foundation Course pre-learning videos as revision before embarking on this course. 

In addition, please watch and study the pre-learning video below.  Please ensure that you watch it all the way through to the end, and replay it a few times to ensure you understand and remember the information.

Advanced Maintainer Pre-learning Video >>

False alarm calculations and MCP

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Practice exam questions»

Anyone involved in the routine maintenance and servicing of fire alarm systems.

What's on the Advanced Maintainer course?


What's on the Advanced Maintainer course?

Learn what the course covers

  • BS 5839/IS 3218
  • Documentation
  • Maintenance Methodology
  • False Alarm Management
  • Premises Management
  • Waste Management
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Level 3 Fire Detection and Alarm Advanced Maintainer is intended to provide technicians with the knowledge and skills necessary to work on the Maintenance and testing of existing systems.

Technicians will understand the specific requirements of current and relevant UK legislation,
BS 5839 and other associated standards, the technologies available through testing methodology fault finding, servicing and maintenance to certificating the work carried out and record keeping.
Learners successfully completing this unit will be able to carry out periodic servicing and maintenance of an existing Fire Detection and Alarm System. Learners will be able to ensure that the work carried out and the system remains compliant with current legislation and guidance. Additionally, successful completion of this unit in combination with the other units in the qualification pathway will lead to a full qualification.
FIA member £300 + VAT
Non-members £480 + VAT