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03 December 2015 | Updated 01 January 1970

BRE has a number of useful fire training courses for 2016 that FMs are encouraged to attend if they wish to improve their knowledge of this vital aspect of safety.

Fire can have devastating and deadly consequences, fire in buildings and infrastructure is a complex issue which requires professional training.

BRE’s experienced experts and trainers will be dealing with the complexities and regulations through our diverse range of courses.

Fire Door Inspection Training

BRE Watford – 16 February 2016

A high level of expertise and competence is vital to inspecting fire doors to ensure that they are the appropriate product and installed to the correct standard. Working with the Door and Hardware Federation (DHF) BRE has developed a course covering:

  • Regulations
  • Testing requirements
  • Evidence performance
  • Issues specific to timber and steel doors and roller shutters

This course is for anyone undertaking fire door inspections, including building control officers, safety inspectors, insurers, fire risk assessors, fire professionals and FMs.

Fire Risk Assessment: Level 4 BTEC Professional Diploma

BRE Watford – 15-19 February 2016

Delivered by experts in fire safety and fire risk assessments, this course meets national standards. Upon successful completion you will be able to carry out fire risk assessments on non-fire engineered buildings with either simple or complex layouts including those over five storeys with public access and higher risk occupants.

This course is for those required to take fire risk assessments including commercial building energy assessors, building and chartered surveyors, architects, FMs, H&S professionals, environmental professionals and fire professionals.



Fire modelling for fire investigation and the design of buildings

2 hours CPD – Fire modelling is used to predict the spread of smoke and heat from fires. This online course will allow you to develop an understanding of fire modelling and how it can be used to predict fire progression in the real-world. Picture:   Important courses dealing with the risk of fire in the built environment are available next year from BRE

Article written by Robin Snow | Published 03 December 2015


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