Level 2 Fire Alarm & Detection (1853-02) infill
GCSEs Grade E and above in Maths & English or equivalent Level 2 qualification.
A good level of English is required.
Who is the course for
The course includes information on how to install, inspect and maintain fire detection and alarm systems.
001 Electrical & Electronic Principles in Electrotechnical Environments:
1. Basic SI units and quantities
2. Basic electrical principles, formulae, calculations, understanding the use of measuring equipment in electrical and electronic circuitry
3. Basic electrical applications, principles of fault protection, principles of system installation, maintenance and fault identification
4. Basic data transmission and information technology systems.
002 Working Effectively and Safely in Electrotechnical Environments.
1. Safe systems of working.
2. Statutory regulations, codes of practice and memorandum of guidance relevant to maintaining a safe working environment.
3. Technical information and data supplied for working effectively and safely.
006 Fire Detection and Alarm Systems
1. Understanding the Fire Safety Industry and Fire Detection and Alarm Systems (FD&A) within this industry
2. Understanding the basic principles and features of Fire Detection and Alarm (FD&A) systems
3. Understanding the basic principles and features of Fire Detection and Alarm (FD&A) systemsâ control and indicating equipment (CIE)
4. Understanding the function and operation of wiring and common circuit configurations used in Fire Detection and Alarm (FD&A) system
5. Typical power supplies used in Fire Detection and Alarm (FD&A) systems
6. Understand the basic principles of planning, specifying, quotations, auditing, commissioning, handover, corrective/preventative maintenance and administration of Fire Detection and Alarm (FD&A) systems.
Lectures, tutorials, assignments, and practical tasks.
How is the course assessed
Assessment will take place in the second year of the course and will comprise of:
- Multiple choice on-line exams.
- Practical Demonstration/Assignment
Where next - Further Studies
Level 3 Certificate in Intruder or CCTV courses. On successful completion of the first year you will proceed onto the second year scheduled to run September - October 2015 (8 weeks).
Please note: There will be an additional fee for the second year.
Where next - Job Opportunities
Various in the Security Industry.
If you are or become employed in the sector we have strong business links with the sector skills body for the Security industry who working with security system installers, have designed a Security Systems Apprenticeship. We would be happy to arrange for them to contact you to discuss their apprenticeship opportunities with you.
Last updated: 18 August 2016
How to Apply
This course requires an informal interview.
To arrange an assessment and interview time please contact Information, Advice & Guidance on 01895 853333.