BS 9991: Residential Buildings
Design Engineers, Building Managers, Fire Safety Professionals, Building Control Officers, Fire Safety Officers and Fire Risk Assessors.
To provide delegates with an understanding of BS 9991, a risk-based approach to the fire safety design and management of residential buildings.
Core topic areas
The course includes the following topic areas:
- Means of escape and provision for rescue from houses
- Fire alarms in flats and maisonettes and BS 5839-6 proposed changes
- Internal planning and MoE from flats and maisonettes
- Smoke control systems to protect MoE and fire-fighting access in flats
- BRE Project Report 79204: Smoke Shafts
- Sprinklers in houses, flats and maisonettes and variations from guidance
- Construction FR and variations of guidance using sprinklers & ventilation
- Heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems
- Compartmentation, linings and concealed spaces
- Access and facilities for fire-fighters and permitted variations for sprinklers
- Atria in residential buildings
- Fire safety design for sheltered, extra care and other specialist housing
- Roof gardens and balconies
- Management of flats, maisonettes and other housing
Assessment is conducted upon all coursework to National Occupational Standards.
Qualifications and NOS
This course includes the assessment criteria for FS2.3, FS3.2, FS7.3 and FS7.4 of Level 4 qualifications Certificate and Diploma in Fire Safety.
Dates and prices
|2018||Mon 26th Mar → Wed 28th Mar|
Mon 5th Nov → Wed 7th Nov
|Delegate cost||£480 + VAT|
|Location||Yarnfield, Stone, Staffordshire|
Delegates should have a working knowledge of Approved Document B Volume II or equivalent.
Course includes pre-course distance learning modules on principles: fire Safety legislation, automatic fire alarm systems and emergency escape lighting.
As part of the course package delegate can be provided with a copy of BS 9991:2015 for use on the course.
The sessions will be delivered using PowerPoint presentations, flipchart explanation, group discussion, individual tuition and plan based exercises to reinforce outcomes.
Delegates must complete workbooks within four weeks of course completion.