Understanding compartmentation and fire-stopping is vital for ensuring the safety of building occupants.
Compartmentation subdivides the building into areas of manageable risk, to provide adequate means of escape, and to provide fire separation for adjoining buildings. The fire resistance of a fire compartment wall or floor is defined in time in minutes and requires fire integrity and fire insulation.
Led by our expert tutor, this comprehensive one-day training course will provide you with an overview of fire stopping and compartmentation, what the regulations require and how to carry out an inspection.
After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:
- Understand basic Fire Dynamics
- Understand compartmentation, and why it is used in buildings
- Appreciate different types of fire stopping systems available and how they work
- Identify the criteria used to select a particular fire stopping product
- Recognise the regulations related to compartmentation
- Know what to look for when inspecting a completed installation
Is it right for me?
This training course is aimed at anyone who’s involved in the design, installation, and inspection of fire stopping and compartmentation, including installers, specifiers, architects and architectural technicians, project managers, building control officers, safety inspectors, insurers, fire risk assessors, fire professionals and facilities managers.
A discount of 20% is available for LPCB approved companies for the second and subsequent places. Please contact us for your discount code.
There are no formal entry requirements for this course and no advance reading.
- The definition of fire stopping and compartmentation
- Building Regulations and Regulatory Reform Order
- Evidence of fire performance
- Fire stopping product selection criterion
- Generic types of fire stopping products and systems
- Reference and background information.
- Inspection of fire stopping
- Key points of inspection
- Case studies
- Reference and background information
Learners who completed this
After successfully completing this course many learners progress to one of our recognised qualifications, such as our Level 3 Foundation in Passive Fire Protection, our Level 4 Diploma in Fire Risk Assessment, or register for our forthcoming Level 3 Award in Fire Door Inspection. Alternatively, you can broaden your knowledge through our other fire safety training courses.
- Designed and led by industry experts
- Comprehensive course notes and materials
- Lunch included and refreshments always available
- Small class sizes
- Free on-site parking and easy motorway access
- CPD certificate on completion
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