Level 3 Fire Alarms

From: £655.00 + VAT

Duration: 4 days

This is a full course covering the requirements of commercial fire alarm systems to BS 5839 Part 1 2017 Code of Practice for Design, Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of Systems in Non-Domestic Premises. This is one of the few externally examined Level 3 courses available and is supported by the Fire Industry Association (FIA) and Independent Fire Engineering & Distributors Association (IFEDA). All successful delegates will receive a Fire Alarms EAL Level 3 4906 qualification.


Who is it for?

Electricians who have the required skills for fire alarm installation, but often lack the knowledge to carry out the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of Fire Systems. This course will help you enhance your knowledge of Fire Systems and allow you to further your career and develop new revenue streams.

It is also suitable for existing fire alarm engineers who wish to obtain a formal qualification

What the course covers

The legislative requirements and relevant parts of BS 5839 for fire alarm systems in commercial, industrial, similar premises and HMO’s (if a Part 1 system is required), please note it does not cover Part 6 domestic dwellings. As a full course, it covers the four main aspects of Fire Detection and Alarm Systems.

  • Design
  • Installation
  • Commissioning
  • Maintenance
  • Relevant Statutory requirements, Codes of Practice, Detection methods and detector selection, Cabling, required certification, testing, fault finding and false alarm management
  • Introduction to the BAFE SP203 Scheme

This course is mostly theory, supported by rig-based practical/demonstrations.

Entry Requirments

This course is designed for those who already have an electrical installation/maintenance background and the required hand skills for installation work. Minimum age 18 or undertaking a relevant approved apprenticeship. All applicants must have a good level of written and spoken English and basic mathematic skills.

Examination & Assessment

The course is examined externally with an EAL online open-book exam. You will require a printed copy of BS 5839-1 2017 (loan copies available for course duration and examination).

EAL certificate on successful completion which is the preferred qualification of the NICEIC and ELECSA.​

Poole Venue

Unit 30A
Chalwyn Industrial Estate
St Clements Road
BH12 4PE

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    Current Available Starting Dates

    18.03 (day 1), 25.03 (day 2), 01.04 (day 3), 08.04.22 (day 4)

    March 18th 2022