Loading Events


City & Guilds Fire Damper Testing Awareness

July 11 at 9:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Member price – £320.00 +VAT
Non-member price – £350.00 + VAT
Duration – 1 Day

Course Overview

Our unique City & Guilds Accredited Fire & Smoke Damper Awareness Training Course is for managers and specifiers who are required to understand the need for fire & smoke damper testing and inspection, and to better understand the legislation and compliance requirements in order to increase the safety of building users.

  • The need for competency of staff carrying out inspections and tests
  • Appropriate knowledge of statutory Regulations relating to the maintenance of ventilation systems and safe working practices
    • ACOP5 (41, 42 & 43) in relation to the Workplace (Health, Safety & Welfare) Regulations 1992
    • UK Fire Safety Regulations:
    • The Regulatory (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (for England & Wales)
    • The Fire Safety Regulations (Scotland) 2006
    • The Fire Safety Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010
  • Appropriate knowledge of industry standards, guidance & specifications in relation to ventilation system fire safety
    • BESA DW 145 Guide to Good Practice For the Installation of Fire and Smoke Dampers
    • BESA TR19 Guide to Good Practice – Internal Cleanliness of Ventilation Systems
    • BESA DW144 Specification for Sheet Metal Ductwork
    • BESA DW172 Specification for Kitchen Ventilation Systems
    • Firecode – Fire Safety in the NHS HTM 05-02: Guidance in support of functional provisions for healthcare premises
    • BS EN 9999 Code of practice for fire safety in the design, management and use of buildings
  • Understand the principles of Fire & Smoke damper devices and associated fire compartment barrier requirements
    • Understand the basic principles of fire containment and building compartmentation for reducing fire spread
    • Understand basic operating principles underpinning the release/activation of mechanical, electro-mechanical and passive fire damper systems
    • Understand basic operating principles underpinning the release/activation of mechanical, electro-mechanical smoke damper systems
    • Identify the potential fire safety hazards and adverse system performance in association with poor fire/smoke damper and ductwork cleanliness
  • Understand how to interpret report findings and drawings

Book this training course

MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • This event has passed.


July 11
9:00 AM- 4:00 PM
Event Categories:


United Kingdom


Chamber Skills Solutions
01709 386200


Enquiry Only
Is Inquirable