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Fire Safety Technical Awareness (FSTA)

£855 + VAT
3 Days
York and Slough.
Course Overview
This City & Guilds accredited course incorporates the latest legislation, guidance and manufacturers standards, along with hands on practical experience to enhance the technical understanding of nominated fire safety personnel within the healthcare/estates environment. The course focuses on specific hardware associated with passive fire safety including fire dampers and fire doors. Active fire safety measures such as fire alarms and emergency lighting will also be covered within this course. Upon completion, you will be issued with a City & Guilds accredited certificate of achievement.
Who is This Course For?
This course has been designed for healthcare/estates fire safety personnel, where the delegate will gain sufficient knowledge to understand the practical elements that may be detailed within a trust fire risk assessment, and experience examples of good and bad within the respective subject matter.
Start Date End Date Location Price (Ex. Vat)
Mon, 19th September 2022 Wed, 21st September 2022 York £855
Mon, 31st October 2022 Wed, 2nd November 2022 York £855
Tue, 15th November 2022 Thu, 17th November 2022 Slough £855
Mon, 5th December 2022 Wed, 7th December 2022 York £855
Tue, 24th January 2023 Thu, 26th January 2023 York £855
Tue, 7th February 2023 Thu, 9th February 2023 Slough £855
Tue, 7th March 2023 Thu, 9th March 2023 York £855
Tue, 21st March 2023 Thu, 23rd March 2023 Slough £855
Tue, 9th May 2023 Thu, 11th May 2023 York £855
Tue, 23rd May 2023 Thu, 25th May 2023 Slough £855
Tue, 20th June 2023 Thu, 22nd June 2023 York £855

  • Introduction to the associated legislation, industry guidance & specifications in relation to fire safety
  • A general understanding of the requirements for; fire dampers and their testing requirements, fire doors and basic fault identification, fire stopping and compartmentation, along with basic survey, fire alarm systems and their testing requirements, and emergency lighting, including its role in horizontal evacuation
  • Practical examples of the different types of equipment/systems used in passive fire safety, along with undertaking functional tests/surveys to increase overall understanding
  • The maintenance requirements of NHS HTM 05-02: Guidance in support of functional provisions for healthcare premises
  • The importance of a robust management system and record keeping
There are no additional requirements prior to attending this course.
Course Training Team


Richard Wood

Senior Fire Safety Training Consultant

Richard is an experienced fire safety professional. He has worked within the Fire and Rescue Service in the field of technical fire safety for over 10 years with experience in managing both passive and active safety measures. Richard has an extensive background of working with companies to achieve compliance within the commercial sector, including Sports Grounds and Healthcare premises.

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