Fire door inspectors need to have a full and comprehensive understanding of their role, and a good appreciation of the current standards to achieve competence.
BRE and the Door and Hardware Federation (DHF) have developed this comprehensive and practical 6 hour training course that provides important details that must be addressed when conducting fire door inspections.
The training is delivered in modules and covers fire door regulations, fire door testing requirements and evidence of fire door performance.
The course addresses the importance of different types of fire doors and their installation, and an appreciation of the importance of components including door closers, hinges and door hardware. The course features full video of fire door inspections to help reinforce the key learning points.
After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:
- Thoroughly understand the regulations and standards applying to fire doors
- Demonstrate your knowledge of the different types of fire doors
- Appreciate of the importance of critical components such as door closers and hinges
- Clearly understand the inspection procedure and pass/fail criteria
- Understand the advice to give the building owner/client in case of inspection failure
Is it right for me?
This training course is aimed at anyone who will undertake fire door inspections including building control officers, safety inspectors, insurers, fire risk assessors, fire professionals and facilities managers.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course and no advance reading.
- The functions of fire doors
- Fire safety duties of owners and occupiers
- Fire tests
- Evidence of performance
- Timber fire doors, steel fire doors, glazed steel fire screens and roller shutter doors
- Glazing, seals, structure and surrounding construction
- Installation, repair, maintenance, inspection, pass/fail guidance
Please Note: This course does make reference to repair and maintenance but does not cover installation.
The course concludes with an online multiple-choice examination that includes questions on all topics covered. This is a great way to demonstrate your new knowledge and identify further learning that you may require.
Learners who completed this
After completing the course, and demonstrating your knowledge successfully by passing the end of course online exam, you’ll receive a Certificate of completion valid for two years. Refresher training is available to extend the Certificate further at that point.
Following this course, you may then want to register for our forthcoming Level 3 Award in Fire Door Inspection or choose one of our other recognised qualifications, such as our Level 3 Foundation in Passive Fire Protection, our Level 4 Diploma in Fire Risk Assessment. Alternatively, you can broaden your professional knowledge through our other fire safety training courses.
- Designed and led by industry experts
- Over 5 hours of video
- Comprehensive course notes and materials
- 1 attempt at the online exam
- Certificate of completion valid for two years
Great course, covered all aspects needed. Really great back up course documentation.
Very thorough and enjoyed gaining more knowledge. It will be very usefull to my company.
Well laid out, good content
Good course that will assist me me when undertaking fire risk assessments.
This online course suited my needs perfectly and I picked up a few new tips.
Easy to follow and could do it at my own pace.
I found the online course very informative and would highly recommend it.
Level of detail provided, The course provided a greater understanding of what is required in checking a fire resisting door for compliance and also what to look out for beyond the fire door and frame. I would recommend this course to fire risk assessors and know this will assist me in this area of my FRAs moving forward.
Easy to follow and very comprehensive.
very imformative, feel alot more confident in determining whether they are pass or fail. nigel very knowledgeable
great information delivered at the right speed - Thanks
Very informative and useful course
Able to progress at own pace.
I enjoyed the flexibility of being able to do a module then my own work then jump back in.
Great course, highly recommend, it didn\'t feel sterile and I felt that I was in a classroom environment. Was able to pause to take notes from the lecturer and the supporting documentation is superb.
Well presented and decent amount of content
well explained, very clear
Doing it online meant I could fit it into my schedule. The supporting material was good and generally it was an easy to follow course
The course was very interesting and help me clear up some questions i had as well as giving me a clearer insight in to what to look for when carrying out fire door inspections.
Great online course and very comprehensive. Worth the time and money.
Nice pace. Videos were a nice addition. Liked the questions from the floor. Good slides available immediately
Very informative and laid out necessary information well
The amount of new information that I learned from a legislative and practical point of view
Great online learning with good information.
Covers all the finer details of fire door construction and installation.
the course was very informative and it gives you confidence in the procedures
It was informative and eye opening
Very informative, concise, easy to follow and implement information within the examination
Very well presented and logical format. I liked to option to revisit modules and the comprehensive course notes.
I liked the PDF version of the course and the fact that you have the option to download it. The PDF download is easy, pleasurable and enjoyable to read. Thank you
I found this course to be interesting. I am new to the field and this course provided a good base for me.
time to fit in with my hectic lifestyle. well explained and very knowledgable.
I foud the course very informative, and being able to watch the video numerous times helped in the overall learning,
Understanding of the procedures for the inspection, specifcation of fire resistant doors
Yes i thought the course was excellent, it has refreshed my knowledge from the course i attended 2 years ago at the BRE Academy in Watford I found the presenter Nigel Mander and the standard of the recording excellent
Very user friendly and informative
Very informative and a must for a good insight for fire door inspection, I’ve recommended it to my colleagues already.
I Found the course easy to follow and very informative, It covered certain aspects I had never considered. Great to be able to stop and start as required and recap as needed.
Delivery was well recieved