Are you looking to start a career in Fire Alarm installation?

Are you looking to start a career in fire alarm installation?

At Cube, we have helped many learners like Richard to start a brand new career in fire alarm installation. Richard runs his own company which has been involved in fire alarm installation services at Tottenham New Stadium, the House of Commons, and many other big names.

Learn more about Richard’s journey of becoming a successful Fire and Security Alarm installation professional.  

As a training organisation, we are passionate about delivering the right training to equip our learners to succeed. The NCFE Level 3 Award in Fire Alarm Installation course provides the knowledge needed for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire alarm systems in domestic and non-domestic installations.

British Standard (BS) 5839 is a guide on the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and fire alarm systems. There are two parts in this code of practice, Part 1 and Part 6. Part 1 is designed for commercial premises and Part 6 is designed for domestic premises.

The UK government recommends that all fire alarm and detection systems should be installed and maintained in accordance with the relevant British Standard, BS 5839.

A fire alarm system should be installed by a competent person. The installer should have good knowledge of the relevant BS5839, access to professional tools, good technical knowledge of various fire alarm systems, good knowledge of fire alarm designing and sound electrical knowledge (BS7671).

Our course provides you with the right blend of hands-on and theoretical knowledge of fire alarm installation for domestic and non-domestic premises.

Our hands-on fire alarm installation course gives you the insights of conventional fire alarm panel and addressable panel designing, installing, commissioning and maintaining. The course gives you a solid understanding of BS 5839 Part 1 and Part 6. If you an electrician who wants to start fire alarm installation, this course gives you the grounding of the UK code of practice BS 5839 Part 1 and Part 6. This course provides all you require to kick start your new career in fire alarm installation.

Award in Fire Alarm Installation - Level 3

GBP654.90
  • 3-day hands-on course

About the qualification

This is a customised qualification accredited by NCFE UK. This qualification is benchmarked against the NVQ level 3 standard. This leads to both professional recognition and career progression. The NCFE qualifications are recognised and valued by employers as a vocational and technical qualification. The successful completion of this course will lead to a level 3 customised qualification by NCFE in fire alarm installation.

What is a level 3 qualification?

In the UK, most qualifications are taken through work, school, college or university, and fit into one of nine levels (12 in Scotland). The higher the level, the harder the qualification. The levels are based on the standards of knowledge, skill and competence needed for each qualification. A level 3 qualification is of a similar level to an A-Level, although it differs by having a framework which is specific to a particular industry and role.

Who are NCFE?

NCFE is a recognised awarding body. It is recognised as an awarding organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales and Northern Ireland, including Ofqual, the Welsh government, and the CCEA in Northern Ireland.

Why choose us?

Cube Training is one of the fastest growing training centres for the fire and security industry and has helped to train over 5,000 people. Our customised level 3 NCFE qualification will help you to become a qualified CCTV engineer. Train in state-of-the-art training centres. Our tutors are experienced, professional and friendly. If you are unsure of which career path to take then our training providers will help you choose the trades career most suited to you.

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

Award in Fire Alarm Installation  Course code: CQ11128 Level: 3

Our hands-on fire alarm installation course gives you the insights of conventional fire alarm panel and addressable panel designing, installing, commissioning and maintaining. The course gives you a solid understanding of BS 5839 Part 1 and Part 6. If you an electrician who wants to start fire alarm installation, this course gives you the grounding of the UK code of practice BS 5839 Part 1 and Part 6. This course provides all you require to kick start your new career in fire alarm installation.

  • Unit 1: Fire alarm fundamentals
  • Unit 2: Fire alarm design as per BS 5839 part 1 and part 6
  • Unit 3: Practical wiring of fire alarm systems and troubleshooting
  • Unit 4: Electrical principles and fire alarm Installation
  • Unit 5: Fire alarm installation methodology and testing methodology

Which level is right for me?

Level 3
You are experienced in installing a fire alarm system and have a lot of technical skills and knowledge. You work with minimum supervision and have a good record of safety, fault correction and ensuring work meets the required standard.

What careers can this lead to?

At Level 3 you could be working as a:

  • Technical engineer
  • Senior installation engineer or supervisor
  • Sales engineer
  • Commercial manager
  • Site/Workshop manager.

Assessment criteria’s

This course is now fully accredited by NCFE UK.  Course Code CQ1. You will undertake a practical assessment and a written exam at the end of your course to gain the level 3 qualification.

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