Fire Safety Residential Sprinklers

Course overview and learning outcomes

The Residential Sprinklers course is built around BS 9251 which details the fire sprinkler design for domestic occupancy (single family units) or residential occupancy (care homes, HMOs, blocks of flats etc.)

Topics covered will include:

  • Water supplies
  • Hydraulic calculations
  • Design notes and maintenance requirements
  • Draft for development document for Watermist systems

Successful completion of the course will enable delegates to:

  • Identify the legislation & codes of practice applicable to domestic and residential sprinklers (including water mist systems)
  • Recognise the rudiments of system design including the use of hydraulic calculations
  • State the purpose and advantages of residential sprinkler systems
  • Recognise the potential of residential sprinklers as a community fire safety tool and situations where they are cost effective solutions
  • To give advice with regard to residential fire safety sprinklers upon request.

Who should attend and key benefits

Fire safety advisers/engineers, managers and engineering students who could have responsibility for:

  • Advising on methods for achieving and maintaining fire protection appropriate to the assessed fire risk within existing, proposed or altered residential premises
  • Advising fire safety design submissions
  • Auditing & advising on fire risk assessment in residential buildings Delegates should ideally be engaged in a fire protection role, e.g. in commerce, industry or in local authority fire and rescue services. It is suitable for persons engaged in the design, installation, maintenance, testing and approval of residential sprinkler systems.

This course provides an introduction to the relevant standards, including BS 9251: 2005 and provides delegates with a balanced view of residential and domestic sprinklers and water mist systems. It also gives basic guidance on design of residential & domestic sprinklers systems.

How is the course assessed and accredited?

This course is assessed against the learning outcomes using a written test. A certificate is awarded upon successful completion of the course.

Attendance on this programme will assist with demonstration of knowledge and understanding required by elements of the National Occupational Standards for Fire Safety Adviser. Relevant elements are: FSA1.1, FSA1.2, FSB3.1, FSB3.2, FSB4.1, FSB5.1, FSB5.3, FSB6.1, FSB6.2, FSC1.1, FSC1.2, FSC1.3, FSC2.1, FSC2.2, FSC2.3, FSC3.1, FSC3.2, FSC4.2, FSC5.1.

Venue

Looking to train a group of employees? We are able to run this course at a location of your choice such as your premises or a local venue. To find out more, contact the business development team using our enquiry form.

Dates and prices

For further information or to make a booking on this course please contact the Business Development Team on 01608 812984 or email sales@fireservicecollege.ac.uk

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