FRA: Assessing Complex Premises

iVC: Interactive Virtual Classroom


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Target Audience

Fire risk assessors.


To enable delegates to:

  • Confirm measures are in place to protect people from fire
  • Visit complex premises for purpose of fire risk assessment

Core Topic Areas

  • Risk profiling of occupancy
  • Compartmentation and ventilation
  • Horizontal and vertical means of escape
  • Means of escape in:
    • Offices and shops
    • Factories and warehouses
    • Hotels
    • Atria
    • Houses in multiple occupation (HMO)
    • Residential care premises
    • Shopping complexes
  • Fire risk assessment planning
  • Fire risk assessment complex premises

Core Reference Documents

  • CLG: Fire Safety Risk Assessment Guides
  • Approved Document B, BS 9999
  • LACORS Housing Fire Safety Guide
  • CFOA Fire Safety Guidance Notes and Audit Form
  • Regulators’ Code, CFOA Fire Safety Guidance


Assessment of course work is to NOS.

Qualification and NOS

This course includes assessment criteria for NOS:

These NOS are from qualifications:

  1. Level 4 Certificate in Fire Safety (Fire Auditors): details
  2. Level 4 Diploma in Fire Safety (Fire Inspectors): details

For more details see: qualifications

Dates and Prices

Duration 5 days
Dates Mon 17th Jun - Fri 21st Jun 2024
Mon 22nd Jul - Fri 26th Jul 2024
Mon 16th Sep - Fri 20th Sep 2024
Mon 21st Oct - Fri 25th Oct 2024
Mon 11th Nov - Fri 15th Nov 2024 #
Mon 13th Jan - Fri 17th Jan 2025

# Face-to-Face at Yarnfield Park (no IVC)
Delegate Cost £868.00 + VAT
Location iVC: Interactive Virtual Classroom
Not applicable
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Prior Learning

Delegates must have completed:

  • Principles of fire safety: course and
  • Principles of means of escape: distance learning or
  • Assessing simple premises: course

Pre-Course Module

Course include pre-course distance learning module on principles of means of escape.


Sessions will be delivered using PowerPoint, whiteboard explanation, interactive group discussion, individual tuition, film and practical exercises.

Post Course

Delegates must complete workbooks within one month of course completion.