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Fire Sprinkler Systems: Design to BS EN 12845

28 November 2019 9:30 - 17:00

222 Balham High Road

SW12 9BS

A1778 Member Rate ex. VAT £280.00

A1778 Standard Rate ex. VAT £310.00

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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 09.30 Start Time: 10:00Latest finish: 17:00






Members *early booking: £300 (£250 ex VAT)Members standard rate: £318 (£265 ex VAT)Non members *early booking: £324 (£270 ex VAT)Non members standard rate: £342 (£285 ex VAT)*early booking is applicable if booked upto 2 weeks before course date 




Ways to Book:


Email: Download Booking Form & email to (*invoice / card)Phone: Call the team on 020 8772 3637 (*invoice / card)Online: Click the 'Book Now' button at the top right hand side (*card ONLY)*Payment by invoice is only available to organisations. 




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


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A1778 Member Rate ex. VAT £280.00

A1778 Standard Rate ex. VAT £310.00