BS 5839-1: 2017 Installation & Commissioning Course (two days)

£390.00 excl. VAT

A two-day BS 5839-1 fire detection and alarm system installation and commissioning course taught by a highly qualified industry expert. Attendees will build on the knowledge gained from our BS 5839-1 foundation course and/or their own industry experience.
2 day course

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C-TEC’s BS 5839-1 fire detection and alarm system installation and commissioning course provides practical application information on how to comply with both BS 5839-1 and BS 7671 in the context of fire systems and includes the handover and acceptance of systems. Special emphasis is placed on how the engineer can deal with issues not covered by the design of the system and the non-conformities which may arise. Delegates also complete a practical application on the installation and commissioning of a fire system to the requirements of BS 5839-1 to an agreed specification. Topics covered include:

Day One
• Categories – siting requirements
• Installation of types of systems
• Siting of manual call points
• Siting of detectors and alarm devices
• Siting of AFD within voids
• Practical zoning requirements
• Audible and visual alarms
• Wiring types and systems
• Obstructions, pitched roofs
• Mains power & power supply units
• Cable testing
• Documentation & certification
• As fitted drawings
• Issues not known to the designer
• Variations
• Installation guidance on avoidance of false alarms

Day Two
• Commissioning to 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 and certification
• Customer acceptance
• As fitted drawings
• Variations
• Commissioning review (non-conformities)

Delegates will be assessed at the end of the course and a certificate of achievement worth 8 CPD hours will be presented to all those who pass. On successful completion of all C-TEC’s BS 5839-1 courses, learners can then choose to sit an exam to gain an industry-recognised qualification through FireQual, the specialist awarding body for the fire protection sector in the UK.