Unit 7: fixed extinguishing systems and associated electrical & building interfaces

Providing outline knowledge of fixed fire fighting systems, this one-day course covers the principles of fire and extinguishing. Delegates will learn how extinguishing systems work and where they are best suited.

  • Fixed extinguishing system installers
  • Facilities managers and maintainers
  • Consultants
  • Designers
  • Insurers
  • Responsible Person/Duty Holder
  • Extinguishing systems including chemical, inert gas, carbon dioxide and watermist (high and low pressure)
  • Detection systems and interface to fire alarm and building management systems
  • Pressure relief and extraction systems
  • Types of design (local application, total flood)
  • Design guidance
  • Maintenance guidance
  • Coverage of over 26 current and draft British and International Standards, Codes of Practice and associated literature
  • Knowledge and understanding of in­situ fire fighting systems, as well as how they work and what is most appropriate for the situation
  • A thorough knowledge of a range of fire suppression systems including their use and operation, interface with the building and electrical systems
  • Guidance on their design and maintenance
  • An understanding of the current and draft Standards and associated documentation
  • Course manuals to take away and refer to


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

You may also be interested in...