Health & Safety Course

Health and Safety for Field Service Technicians

One day course.

This unit is designed to give learners a good understanding of safe working practices, including the legal requirements and regulations surrounding health and safety.

This unit is recommended for all individuals starting out in all fields of FD&A and a compulsory unit for those taking the qualification pathway.

The following qualifications have been recognised as advanced of this unit and are therefore recognised as prior learning. Holders of units/qualifications listed below will not be required to complete this unit to achieve award of associated qualifications:
• NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety
• Holders of the in date ECS Health and Safety assessment pass

Please download the syllabus or watch the video to check what we would accept as recognised prior learning.

You should have taken and passed the Foundation in Fire Detection and Alarm.

Additionally, we recommend accessing the following pre-learning materials:

Preparation & Revision Guide and website

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


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

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• H&SAW Act 1974
• Manual Handling
• Working at heights
• Lone Workers
• Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER)
• Asbestos

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An understanding of health and safety 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 health and safety 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 Commissioner.
  • FIA member £150 + VAT
  • Non-members £240 + VAT