Passive Fire Protection Foundation (One Day) Course


If you carrying out maintenance work that will affect the safety of occupied premises. This course introduces the role of passive fire protection within the building structure and its relationship with other life safety systems.  

Learning Objectives

By the end of course, the delegate will:

  • understand the basics of fire spread in buildings
  • be aware of how passive fire protection can mitigate, reduce or prevent fire spread
  • be familiar with the specific regulations and standards related to building products, construction and maintenance
  • be aware of the different types of building products for passive fire protection, fire safety systems and equipment

Course Content

This course will cover the following topics:

  • The spread of fire and smoke
  • Fire safety legislation
  • Technical fire protection
  • Classification of building materials
  • 3rd party certification and accreditation
  • Fire doors, shutters and glazing
  • Compartmentation, partitioning and ceiling systems
  • Fire Stopping, seals and cavity barriers
  • Ducting and dampers
  • Cladding


Course Assessment

Who should attend this course?

The course is suitable for those involved in the installation and maintenance of passive protection products. Including Specialist contractor workforce, Maintenance teams, Facility managers, Construction/ pre-construction managers



Course format options

Available Online and Classroom

CALL 03450 578 160 or email:

  • To book this training course
  • To discuss your training requirements with a member of the NFB Training Team
  • To deliver this course in your organisation