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Fire Sprinkler Systems to BS EN 12845



Upcoming Courses
Key Areas 
Course Content
Learning Outcomes
Who Should Attend
Course Timings
Course Fees
In-House Training 


A full overview and agenda, need to know information and booking instructions can be found on the individual course pages. Click on a course code below to view.


Upcoming Courses 

6th December 2018 | London - Fire Sprinkler Systems: Design - A1675


Key Areas 

  • How a sprinkler system works
  • Hazard classification and areas of protection
  • Water supplies
  • Installation types
  • Sprinkler spacing and components
  • Pipe-sizing by tables and simple hydraulic calculations


Course Content

This course covers sprinkler system components; hazard classification; design requirements; water supplies; types of sprinkler; spacing & location of sprinkler heads; piping layout & sizing.


Session 1

  • The sprinkler head - developments
  • Types of sprinkler; wet dry and alternate valves
  • Pipes and supports
  • Alarms, insurance involvement

Session 2

  • BS EN 12845
  • Hazard class identification
  • Life support
  • Basic design criteria for Light
  • Ordinary and High Hazard
  • Sprinkler spacing

Session 3  

  • Spacing of sprinklers in relation to boundaries, roofs, ceilings, beams, columns and other services

Session 4

  • Piping layouts for Ordinary Hazard; design 'points'; pipe sizing; hydraulic calculation
  • Water supplies


Learning Outcomes 

Delegates will gain a better understanding on fire sprinkler systems.


Who Should Attend  

Aimed at people who wish to learn about the basis of fire sprinkler protection, particularly in commercial and industrial buildings. Suitable for architects, building control officers, fire bridage personnel, insurance surveyors, building services consulttants, building managment engineers and anyone who may need to specify, or is responsible for the maintenance of a sprinkler system.


Course Timings  

Registration will be at 09.30
Start Time: 10.00
Latest Finish: 17.00


Course Fees 

  • Members Rate: £336 (£280 ex VAT)
  • Standard Rate: £372 (£310 ex VAT)


In-house training at your site

Training multiple staff at once is the most cost effective way to develop staff for organisations. All our courses can be delivered at your site (min 6 staff) at discounted rates. These In-House courses are only available in the UK and Europe. For an In-house quote please email; 
Name of course, approximate number of staff and your site address 
E: training@cibse.org


To contact the CIBSE Training Team with a query please

Email: training@cibse.org or call: +44 (0)20 8772 3660