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Sprinkler installation, commission and maintenance course BS 9251

Next course 30 January-1 February 2017 - Yarnfield, Staffordshire, ST15 0NL

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Target audience

Plumbing professionals, sprinkler engineers and installers, professionals responsible for inspecting and testing sprinkler systems.


To enable delegates to install, commission and maintain residential and domestic sprinkler systems.

Core course topics

  • Legislation, codes of practice and guidance documents
  • Identifying occupancy category and requirements
  • Principles of sprinkler system design
  • Requirements for installing systems:
    • Water supply options, towns mains, tanks and pumps
    • Sprinkler head types, suitability and positioning
    • Pipework and valve configuration
    • Frost protection options
    • Alarm and warning requirements and configuration
  • System commissioning and maintenance requirements
  • Certification and documentation

Third party accreditation schemes

This course is designed for delegates to acquire the knowledge and skills to be accepted for the following third party accreditation schemes:
Loss Prevention Standard - LPS 1301 [112Kb]
FIRAS - Residential Sprinkler Scheme [134Kb]


Delegates will be assessed on their ability to install, commission and maintain a residential and domestic sprinkler systems.

Cost includes

  • British Standard 9251: 2014 (worth £192)
  • CPVC fire sprinkler pipe demonstration and certificate of competence
  • Course manual and exercises
  • Meals and refreshments
  • 21 hours Continual Professional Development

Delegates will be issued with a copy of British Standard 9251 to keep.

British Standard

As part of the course package delegate are provided with a copy of BS 9251 (normal cost £192).

Purchase copies of BS 9251: 2014


Delegate rate for three day course: £695

3 star standard en-suite accommodation:
Sunday: B&B: £47
Remaining nights: evening meal and B&B: £59
Accommodation details
All prices are exclusive of VAT which will be added at current rate.

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.


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

Prior learning

Delegates should have:

  • Understanding of building construction
  • Understanding of local water regulations
  • Skills in installing valve and pipework
  • Understanding and experience in health & safety on construction sites

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