Emergency Lighting and Fire Alarms Awareness

Key Details

  • Starts: Not Currently Scheduled
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Code: TBC
  • Available Places: 15
  • Cost: £195
  • Location: ETT


Emergency Lighting and Fire Alarms

What to expect

This is not a pre-recorded webinar. Our lecturer will join the live online classroom to deliver a highly interactive course.  To complete the training, you will need to have either a PC or laptop with a webcam and be able to download GoToTraining software prior to the course commencing. Step by step guidance on how to access the training will be provided to you.  We will send you a learning pack in the post with everything you will need on the day of the course.

Don’t worry if you aren’t confident with computers, all you have to do is click a link and enter a few details to join the online classroom.

Who Should Attend?

This course is for attendees  looking to gain an understanding of how to design and commission emergency lighting systems and all relevant documents that are applicable to BS 5266/EN1838.  It also provides understanding of legislation and standards relating to fire detection and fire alarm systems along with the basic principles of fire and fire behaviour in line with BS 5839.

There are no formal entry requirements.  However, it is ideally suited to practicing electricians or people who wish to ensure others are doing the job correctly, such as risk assessors, site agents, landlords, FM Managers, Estates Managers, Building Control Inspectors and Public Authority technical staff.

What Will I Learn?

The course will show attendees how to ensure emergency lighting systems comply with the BS 5266/EN 1838. Candidates will gain an understanding of installation, servicing and commissioning activities and will also be shown how to complete the relevant certificates.  Candidates will gain an understanding of legislation and standards that relate to fire detection and fire alarm systems, along with the basic principles of fire and fire behaviour.

Course Overview

  • The legal requirements
  • Use of BS 5266-1:2016 Emergency Lighting and BS 5839 Fire Detection
  • How to determine the need and categories of systems
  • Risk assessments
  • Designing to save lives
  • Installation, commissioning and certification
  • Integrity, supply, and maintenance of systems
  • Inspection and periodic testing
  • Completing specimen forms

Exams and Assessments

This is an awareness course only. There are no formal exams or assessments.

Required Publications

None required

Terms and Conditions

We understand that it may be necessary for you to cancel your course booking. If you do cancel, we will refund your payment in accordance with the policy as set out below.

You must provide us with notice of cancellation by email to info@ett-ni.org. Failure to do so will mean your cancellation will not be processed, and any money owed may be lost. If you provide us with notice of cancellation 28 days before the date of the course, we will refund you with 100% of your payment, minus any non-refundable deposit. We will be unable to provide you with a refund where notice of cancellation is received after this period. Where payment has not already been received, you will be invoiced for the amount owed.

We do our best to run all scheduled courses. However, from time to time it may be necessary to cancel or postpone courses due to circumstances beyond our control. If this should happen, we will take all reasonable steps to notify you in good time. We will also refund 100% of your payment.

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