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Fire Alarm Systems

Fire Alarm Systems

Health, Safety & Security

By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:
- Describe the main types of smoke detectors and their working principle
- Understand the working principle of the different types of heat detectors
- Describe the function of VESDA system
- Know the typical loop architecture of smoke/ heat detectors
- Describe different types of fire detectors and their principle of operation
- Specify appropriate type of fire detector for the service
- Describe the purpose of Optical Integrity optional
- Troubleshoot and identify problems with fire & gas monitoring systems
- Describe the principal of operation of Hydrocarbon Gas Detectors


Day 1: Introduction/ Selecting the Category of Protection and Coverage/ Detector Zones and Alarm Zones
Day 2: Which Type of Fire Detection and Alarm System/ Detector Suitability/ Detector Coverage
Day 3: Manual “Break Glass” Call Points/ Limitation of False Alarms/ Means of Giving Warning to Occupants
Day 4: Control and Indicating Equipment/ Power supplies/ Cabling Considerations
Day 5: Communication with the Fire Service/ System Installation/ Maintenance


This training course will utilise a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes lectures (slides, demo, videos), questions, discussion (brainstorming) and assessment.


5 Days




On premises; online; others

Fire Alarm Systems
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