Fire Door Inspection

Fire Door Inspection

Fire doors are a critical components of a buildings passive fire safety system. They play a key role in preventing the development and spread of fire allowing occupants to escape to a place of safety. The core purpose of the course is to provide those involved in the installation, maintenance, testing of fire doors the practical skills and underpinning knowledge required to ensure fire doors within their premises are properly installed and effectively maintained so that they remain fit for purpose.

Entry and Admissions

ANCILLARY AWARD:CPD

LEVEL:Short Course / CPD

STUDY MODE: None

DELIVERY METHOD: Campus

COURSE LENGTH: 1 Day

SCHOOL: School of Engineering

PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College

CAMPUS: Preston

START DATE: Dependent on applicant

Entry Requirements:

N/A



Course USP's
 

  • Building Control Inspectors
  • Facilities Management
  • Fire Risk Assessors
  • Health and Safety Managers
  • Fire Safety Managers
  • Housing Managers

Course Content

Module 1: Introduction to Fire Doors

Module 2: Timber Fire Doors

Module 3: Fire Resisting Glazing

Module 4: Door Ironmongery

Module 5: Door Seals

Module 6: Metal Fire Doors

Module 7: Inspection and Maintenance

Fire Door Inspection Course Proposal

Session 1 – Introduction to Fire Doors

Door terminology
Building regulations
Testing and certification
Third part certification schemes
Door certificates
Door components
Door installation
Essential door maintenance

Session 2 Timber Fire Doors and Frames

Overview of products available
Integrity and timber fire door sets/assemblies
Timber door installations
Altering timber doors
Painting doors
Frames
Installation
Identification and inspection
Certification

Session 3 Glazing

Products available
The impact of glazing on door performance
Installation
Maintenance
Identification and inspection
Remedial work
Compatibility
Glazing seals
Glazing rebates
Location of the glazed opening
Glazing timber density

Session 4 Door Ironmongery

Essential fire door hardware
Hinges and pivots their function and maintenance
Door closers
Latches and locks
Inspection of hardware
Critical issues in relation to hardware
Operating furniture
Signage
Ancillary ironmongery
Ironmongery and signage fitted on escape doors

Session 5 Door Seals

Products
The function of the sealing system
Impact on door integrity
Identification of seals
Installation of seals
Remedial work

Session 6 Metal Fire Doors

Products available
Certification
Ironmongery
Glazing
Installation and maintenance

Learning Environment & Assessment

Assessment: 1 Hour written assessment

Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Email: SFFTeam@uclan.ac.uk
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE

COST: £400 for individual bookings. Discounts for volume company bookings.

For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.

How to Apply

For further information about how to apply telephone  +44 (0)1772 895680 or email: SCable@uclan.ac.uk

About UCLan

Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
Preston,
PR1 2HE
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk