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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 upcoming course pages. Click on a course below to view.


Upcoming Courses 
 

23 March London Find out more
21 July London Find out more
17 Sep London Find out more
9 Nov London Find out more


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 of 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 brigade personnel, insurance surveyors, building services consultants, building management 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 provides the opportunity for your organisation to have a training package crafted to your specific needs. In-house training can help your organisation overcome challenges and fill the skills gaps in your workforce. Courses run on a minimum number of six staff*.


For an In-house quote please email the following information to training@cibse.org:

  1. Name of course
  2. Approximate number of staff
  3. Your site address  

*Minimum numbers for In-house courses outside of the UK may vary


To contact the CIBSE Training Team with a query please

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