BS 5839-6 Fundamentals in FD&A (1 Day)

BS 5839-6 Fundamentals in FD&A

BS 5839-6 Fundamentals Qualification

This one-day unit gives delegates a strong grounding in the requirements of BS 5839-6, which is essential for anyone working in FD&A in domestic premises.

**Please note when taking this exam online you will be required to have access to the Standard BS 5839-6**


  • Everyone who works in FD&A in Domestic premises should take this course.  The course covers all aspects of BS 5839-6.  It is essential that all technicians carrying out any kind of work in the sector have been trained on, and have good working knowledge and understanding of BS 5839-6.
  • Successful completion of BS 5839-1 Fundamentals in FD&A
  • 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 Domestic Premises. A Guide to BS 5839‑6:2019. 4th Edition

    By C S Todd

    Available to purchase in the FIA eShop. Log in for members prices

Training based on BS 5839-6 which covers understanding:

  • The scope and premises covered
  • General requirements
  • Design considerations
  • Installation considerations
  • Routine testing & Maintenance
  • Requirements in relation to the responsibility for the limitation of false and unwanted alarms
  • Certification & documentation

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  • An understanding of BS 5839-6 and the requirements of it

As one of the BS 5839-6 Grades closely follows the recommendations of BS 5839-1 it is essential that learners have the fundamental knowledge of BS 5839-1.

  • FIA member £150 + VAT
  • Non-members £240 + VAT