BS 9251: Checking Sprinkler Designs: Residential and domestic systems

Target audience

Building control officers, approved inspectors, the Fire Service and fire safety professionals.


To enable delegates to check design submissions for residential and domestic sprinkler systems.

Core topic areas

On completion, delegates should have an understanding of:

  • Legislation and codes of practice
  • Category of system
  • Discharge densities, number of design heads and supply duration
  • Sprinkler head requirements
  • Head coverage and positioning
  • Pipework and valve arrangements
  • Water supply options and requirements
  • System design requirements

Delegates will also learn to assess suitability of:

  • Compensatory features
  • Special circumstances
  • Vulnerable persons.

Course includes

  • Delegate manual
  • Design submission exercise

Continual Professional Development

All delegates receive CPD certificates on course completion. All courses are designed and assessed to approved centre standards which are, in turn, regulated by national awarding bodies and OFQUAL.

residential sprinklers

Dates and prices

Duration1 day
Dates on request
Delegate cost£150 + VAT
LocationYarnfield, Stone, Staffordshire

Costs and details

Prior learning


Pre-course module



The sessions will be delivered using PowerPoint presentations, flipchart explanation, group discussion, individual tuition, practical and plan based exercises to reinforce outcomes.

Post course

Delegates must complete workbooks within four weeks of course completion.