BS 9999: 2017 Update

Target audience

Design Engineers, Building Managers, Fire Safety Professionals, Building Control Officers and Fire Safety Officers.


To provide delegates who already have a working knowledge of BS 9999: 2008 with an understanding of changes to 2017 edition of BS 9999.

Core topic areas

  • Process flowchart
  • Occupancy characteristics, fire growth rates and risk profiles
  • Management levels
  • Exit number and width
  • Staircase number and width
  • Merging flows
  • Shopping mall width and shop compartmentation
  • Fire curtains and mechanical ventilation


The sessions will be delivered using PowerPoint presentations, flipchart explanation, group discussion and a plan based exercise to reinforce learning.

BS 9999: 2017 Update

Dates and prices

Duration1 day
Dates on request
Delegate cost£160 + VAT

Costs and details

Prior learning

Experienced in applying BS 9999: 2008

British Standard

Purchase copies of BS 9999