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Fire Safety Building Regulations: Part B

6.0 CPD Hours

Standard Rate
£355.00  +VAT
Member Rate
£284.00  +VAT
  • Fire Safety

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This one-day course will provide you with an understanding of the requirements of Part B (B1-B5) of the England and Wales Building Regulations and the methods that can be employed to demonstrate compliance.

While this will largely involve reference to Approved Document B, the use of alternative methods will be discussed. Recent changes to the Regulation & Approved Document will be highlighted.

Learning outcomes:

An understanding or Parts 1 to 5 of Approved Document B covering:

Means of Warning and Escape

Internal Fire Spread (Linings, Structure and Concealed Spaces)

Protection of Openings and Fire Stopping

External Fire Spread

Fire Service - Access and Facilities


There is no formal assessment with this course.


Building Control Officers

Building Services Engineers

Fire Officers

Project Managers

Agenda for event
Time Description
Session 1

Legal status of Approved Document B

Relationship between Approved Document B and the Building Regulations


Alternative Approaches

Session 2

Means of Warning and Escape

Background and assumptions

Evacuations Strategies

Provision of escape routes

Escape widths

Fire Safety Systems

Session 3

Evacuation of mobility impaired persons

Fire Service intervention

The effects of combustible surfaces on fire growth and evacuation

Session 4

Structural fire protection


External fire spread

The effects of sprinklers

Live Online - How to join:

This course will be hosted live online on Microsoft Teams.

A Microsoft Teams account is not required, you will be sent a link to join. 

You can choose to join on your preferred web browser, or if you already have the Microsoft Teams desktop app, click 'join meeting'.  You will then automatically join the course through the app.

Course Materials:

The course presentation and any additional materials will be sent to delegates once attendance is confirmed through a secure link hosted on Egnyte.

We are working towards being more sustainable, therefore we do not recommend materials to be printed. More information on our sustainability policy can be found here.

What is included?

-Full days training with an industry expert trainer 

-Note-making PDF course materials

-CPD Certificate 

-Course presentation transcript 

Two simple ways to book:

Card - Use the 'Book Now' button at the top of this web page.

Invoice - Please fill in the booking form herePlease note you are only booked onto the course once Training has processed the form.

* If you are having any difficulties please either email us at [email protected] or call, +44 (0)20 8772 3660.


Steve Willet

Steve Willet

BB7 | Head of Specialist Training

I983- 1988 Weapon engineering mechanic Royal Navy

1989-2003 Firefighter/ leading firefighter

2003- 2009 Watch manager fire safety

2009-2012 Watch manager B fire safety trainer

2012-2016 Fire Safety Deputy team leader, policy and delivery

2017-2019 Fire consultant/ Senior fire consultant BB7

2019-2021 Fire Safety Tutor Xact Safety and Engineering

2021- Present Head of Specialist Training Part B Group Ltd