Pre-Learning and Exam Preparation
The course trainer will cover the course syllabus and talk about each topic, but there is still a proportion of self-study involved with Qualifications that delegates need to undertake in order to learn all of the information required for the exams.
Give yourself plenty of time for studying the pre-learning material listed below and enrol onto the course well in advance. The exams will not simply be a case of using common sense to answer the questions; they require detailed answers to specific questions which is why revision and exam technique is so important.
Here is a short video which explain how to tackle multiple choice exam questions»
The video only relates to the Foundation & the Advance course exam.
Additionally, if you are new to the industry or you are unsure if your knowledge gained within the fire industry is sufficient to succeed in the FIA Fire Detection and Alarm Qualifications, consider attending the Access FD&A course prior to taking FD&A Qualifications. This course gives a basic introduction to FD&A Systems technology and legislation.
Available Pre-Learning and Exam Preparation Material
Conversion to FD&AConversion pre-learning book
Advised pre-learning for the conversion course should include reviewing your Foundation work book.
We would also advise watching the videos under Foundation, Advanced Installer, Advanced Commissioner, Advanced Maintainer, Advanced Designer part 1 and part 4 below along with reading the False Alarm Calculations under Advanced Maintainer section.
Fire Safety Law
Third Party Certification
Passive Fire Protection
Fire Detection & Alarms (Part 1)
Fire Detection & Alarms (Part 2)
Fire Detection & Alarms (Part 3)
Fire Detection & Alarms (Part 4)
FD&A Revision Session
Advanced Installer Syllabus
Design pre-learning (Part 1) - Categories
Design pre-learning (Part 2) - BS 7974 - BS 9991 - BS 9999
Design pre-learning (Part 3) - EN 54-13 - BS 7273-4
Design pre-learning (Part 4) - Audible Visual Tactile
Advanced Maintainer pre-learning Video