Delegates will develop knowledge from the FD & FA Foundation module and / or industry experience and apply this to the Commissioning, Handover and Acceptance of Fire Detection and Fire Alarm Systems.

This module provides an enhanced understanding of Fire Detection & Fire Alarm Systems and applies this knowledge to the Commissioning and Handover of Systems to BS 5839-1 and particularly how the Commissioning Technician may deal with non-conformities.


• Levels of protection – categories
• Documentation required
• Correct siting of equipment
• Installation / premises inspection
• System / device testing
• Audibility testing
• Circuit testing
• Standby battery testing
• Zone plan
• Power supplies inspection
• Labelling
• Cable circuit testing
• Interface testing
• Documentation & certification
• Customer acceptance
• As fitted drawings
• Variations
• Commissioning review (non-conformities)
• Assessment