BS 9251: Sprinkler Installation

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 topic areas

  • Legislation, codes of practice and guidance documents
  • Identifying occupancy category and requirements
  • Principles of sprinkler system designs
  • Requirements of installing systems:
    • Water supplies; 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


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

Cost includes

  • British Standard 9251 (worth £216)
  • CPVC sprinkler pipe practical & skills card assessment
  • 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 £216).

Purchase copies of BS 9251: 2014

Dates and Prices

Duration 3 Days
Dates Mon 28 - Wed 30 Jan 2019
Tue 23 - Thu 25 April 2019
Mon 24 - Wed 26 Jun 2019
Mon 7 - Wed 9 Oct 2019
Mon 27 - Wed 29 Jan 2020
Mon 20 - Wed 22 April 2020
Mon 22 - Wed 24 June 2020
Mon 28 - Wed 30 Sep 2020
Delegate Cost £695.00 + VAT
Location Yarnfield, Stone, Staffordshire
Accommodation Costs and details

Third party accreditation schemes

This course is designed to assist delegates in applying to be registered for following third party accreditation schemes:

Prior Learning

Delegates should have:

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

Pre-Course Modules



Sessions will be delivered using PowerPoint presentations, flipchart explanation, group discussion, individual tuition, practical and plan based exercises.

Post Course

Delegates complete workbooks during the course.

CPD Certificates

Delegates receive Continual Professional Development (CPD) certificates on course completion. Courses are designed and assessed to approved centre standards which are, in turn, regulated by national awarding bodies and OFQUAL.