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A1549 Fire Sprinkler Systems to BS EN 12845

31 October 2017 9:00 - 17:00

222 Balham High Road

SW12 9BS

A1549 CIBSE Member Rate ex VAT £280.00

A1549 Standard Rate ex VAT £310.00

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CPD Hours

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.

Introduction to BS EN 12845

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 sprinkler designers and engineers wishing to sit the LPCB design competency review examinations. Also ssuitable for architects, building control officers, fire brigade personnel, insurance surveyors, building services consultants and anyone who may need to specify a sprinkler system.

Course timings

Registration is open from 09.00 
Start Time: 09:30
Latest finish: 17:00



Members Rate: £336 (£280 ex VAT)

Standard Rate: £372 (£310 ex VAT)

Ways to Book:

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Phone: Call the team on 020 8772 3637 (*invoice / card)
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Terms and Conditions

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  • CIBSE have the right to cancel or amend training courses. Please contact the training team before making any travel or accommodation arrangements - particularly if you are travelling from outside the UK mainland, as CIBSE will not be liable for any cost incurred by this.

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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; 
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A1549 CIBSE Member Rate ex VAT £280.00

A1549 Standard Rate ex VAT £310.00