Delegates will develop knowledge of the requirements for the design, installation and commissioning of Fire Detection and Fire Alarm systems within domestic properties in compliance with the requirements of BS 5839-6 and other codes of practice. Particular focus of this module is the use and application of Grade A, C and D type systems.


• Scope
• Risk Assessment
• Components
• System Grades
• System Categories
• Location & Siting of Fire Detectors
• Audible Alarms
• Warning for Deaf & Hard of Hearing
• Power Supplies
• Wiring
• Control & Indicating Equipment
• Manual Call Points
• Zoning
• Remote Transmission of Alarm Signals
• Radio Linked Systems
• Electromagnetic Compatibility
• Installation, Commissioning & Certification
• User Instructions
• Routine Testing
• Maintenance
• Assessment practical design