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This is one of our many SAQCC-Fire Accredited training courses for individuals interested in registering as a Fire Detection and Alarm System Commissioner. 

This training course deals with the Fire Detection and Alarm Systems in Electronic Equipment Installations. These are typically dedicated rooms / facilities that house the equipment.

Registration Prerequisites:

  • N1/Grade 10 Maths and Science
  • SANS 10139 (or equivalent)
  • SANS 306 or SANS 14520

Course content is as follows:

Session 1

  • Scope of SANS 246
  • Risk Assessments
  • Risk Assessment categories
  • Selection of a fire protection system

Session 2

  • Construction of computer rooms
  • Air conditioning installations
  • Electrical Installations

Session 3

  • Fire detection in equipment rooms
  • Design of fire detection systems
  • Fire detection types
  • Fire detection selection

Session 4

  • Detector sensitivity
  • Detector spacing and location

Session 5

  • Portable fire equipment
  • Fixed fire suppression systems

Session 6

  • Safety precautions
  • Housekeeping
  • Protection of information

Session 7

  • Inspection, testing and commissioning procedures


Please select the date and venue from the list on the right by clicking the name of the course you wish to attend