• Product Description

    This modular course provides the basic knowledge and understanding of fire detection and fire alarm systems.  It enables delegates to progress to either the design, installation, maintenance or commissioning modules for compliance to BS 5839-1:2017


    This course is aimed at contractors and individuals looking to gain a basic understanding of the requirements of BS 5839-1:2017 and is required prior to progression on to one of the additional fire modules.


    The course will provide a general understanding of how to ensure fire detection and fire alarm systems comply with BS 5839-1:2017.

    Delegates will gain an understanding of design, installation, servicing and commissioning activities and will also be shown how to complete the relevant certificates. 

    Completion of this module will allow the delegate if successful in the assessment to obtain a CPD accredited certificate.


    • Legislation

    • Codes of practice

    • Types of fire detection and fire alarm systems

    • Fire Behaviour

    • Understanding product selection in the marketplace

    • Siting of equipment such as detectors and fire alarm panels

    • Related standards

    • Service and commissioning

    • Log Books

    • Completing certificates

    This module is designed to meet the knowledge requirements of the relevant standards of the BAFE Scheme.

    If you would like to enquire about any of our courses or ask us about our bespoke or inhouse training opportunities please complete our enquiry form, alternatively please call 0333 015 6626 to speak to a member of our sales team.


    Virtual Classroom Training

    Continue your professional development from the comfort of your own home, office or van 

    Using compatible devices to access the training software whether a PC, Laptop, Tablet or Smart Phone

    Learning materials loaded onto the training platform to aid your learning journey 

    Delivered by a Subject Expert, learning with a small number of like-minded delegates  

    With delegate and tutor interaction to aid your learning

    Completed over a day with regular breaks

    Learn at a location of your choice – home, office or van 

    No need to travel, saving on both costs and time

    No Health & Safety Risks from COVID-19

    Same content and objectives achieved as classroom-based training 

    Interactive through use of the GOTOTRAINING software through webcam, chat panels and assessments 

    Accessible on multiple devices – Laptop, Tablet or Smart Phone

    Learning materials available to be downloaded to a device and accessible as reference at a later stage

    Item Specification

    Assessment Body NICEIC 
    Next Steps   Fire Detection & Fire Alarm Systems - Unit 2 Design
    Scheme  BAFE

    Additional Details

    Duration 1 Day
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