Continued Professional Development from FireClass


FireClass is pleased to be officially recognised as an accredited Continued Professional Development provider.
At Johnson Controls, we place great emphasis on educating and training industry professionals including fire consultants, engineers and facilities managers about the implications of industry codes and standards. We have developed a comprehensive programme of Continued Professional Development (CPD), where each session focuses on addressing particular issues or concerns within the industry.
The CPD sessions involve a set of learning activities including web based tutorials, presentations, videos and informative discussions to help professionals develop their skills and understanding of the requirements of the industry.
Featuring our extensive range of fire detection panels and sophisticated fire detection technology, the FireClass CPD programme involves sharing the intelligence and experience we have in the industry to deliver an informative line-up of technical seminars and learning days to educate our customers, distribution partners, and professionals in the industry.
The programme for 2019/2020
An Introduction to the Changes in BS5839 Standards and how to Apply Them
This CPD will provide a detailed overview of the recent main changes in the BS5839 standards. There will be a specific focus on the impact on fire detection systems design and safety. The session will also provide in depth information on how to comply to changes with practical information on application of the standards when installing and designing a fire detection system.
Facilities and Property Management Guide to a Transparent Fire Alarm System
This CPD session provides a detailed overview on industry standards EN54 and BS5839. It offers an explanation into the legal roles and responsibilities of facilities management personnel in the installation, maintenance and management of a fire detection system for public space applications. The session also offers an understanding of risk assessment process and gives an insight into best practice methods.
EN54 Part 23 Visual Alarm Devices
In December 2013 the EN54-23 standard became a mandatory requirement for all visual alarm devices. This session provides an in-depth understanding of requirements from the regulations and explores how the implementation of these requirements can impact the process for all fire detection professionals.
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One Building One System
This CPD session provides a detailed overview of the concept of the Internet of Things and how devices for the security and fire protection of a building can be linked together using a single front end platform which allows remote access to improve building management.
The session enables learners to develop an understanding of the advantages of integration of fire detection and alarm systems with CCTV, access control and HVAC systems using practical examples.
The session provides guidance in standards BS 5839 and an overview of important considerations to take into account for facilities management and installation services when implementing access via IP for fire and security systems.
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Open Vs Closed Protocol Controlled fire alarm system
This CPD session provides a detailed overview of the flexibility of addressable systems design and the advantages of a protocol controlled system. Learners develop a detailed understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of addressable and conventional systems.
The session gives an in depth understanding of protocol and provides a focused understanding of EN54 Part 13 certification requirements effecting decisions between open and closed protocol systems.
The session also covers installation guidelines effecting choices between an open and closed protocol managed system and gives an overview of real world considerations to take into account when making the selection.
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Improving Efficiency of Fire Alarm Systems in Healthcare Environments
This CPD provides candidates with an in depth understanding of the codes and standards fire alarm systems must adhere to and the importance of these standards.
Candidates develop an understanding of Health Technical Memoranda, what they represent, their significance when designing a fire alarm system and the specifics of the codes themselves.
The session provides an in depth understanding on how technology and software can help provide a solution to manage false alarms better and improve efficiency of fire alarm system.
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For more information on our CPD programme please contact Andrew Tuck, 
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