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Free CPD seminars by Hochiki

Various dates to suit you

Professional Courses
The technical seminars provided by Hochiki Europe have all been externally reviewed and approved by both the Construction CPD Certification Service (www.cpduk.co.uk) and CIBSE (www.cibse.org).

When and Where?
If you are interested in one of our courses please contact us and we will arrange for one of our staff to come to your office to give the presentation at a time and date that suits you and your colleagues. The presentations are completely free of charge and the Hochiki tutor will provide the relevant learning materials; all you have to do is provide the room and the people! Each course is about an hour long, and we provide certificates upon request.

Available courses:

Understanding EN54-23 Visual Alarm Devices

Who should attend: M&E Consultants and Engineers, End Users, Architects or anyone involved in the process of designing, providing or maintaining Visual Alarm Devices.

One in Seven people in the UK are deaf or hard of hearing, and so they may require both visual and audio warning of a fire. Prior to 2010 there was no standard to regulate the light output of Visual Alarm Devices throughout Europe which is why EN54-23 was introduced.
This presentation has been designed to provide essential information about EN54-23:2010, such as what lux levels are required by the standard, what the different categories of VADs are, and how you can calculate the spacing and siting of the devices.

Emergency Lighting Standards & Design Considerations

Who should attend: M&E Consultants & Engineers, End Users, Architects or anyone involved in the process of providing or maintaining commercial Emergency Lighting systems.

This presentation aims to give all those involved in the process of design, maintaining, providing and installing of Emergency Lighting systems an overview of the standards and items that must be taken into consideration when dealing with Emergency Lighting systems.
The presentation looks carefully at the Industry Committee for Emergency Lighting (ICEL) regulations, the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and standards, both current and forthcoming. Updated to include BS5266 Part1:2016 amendments

False Alarm Reduction in Detection Systems

Who should attend: M&E Consultants and Engineers, End Users, Architects or anyone involved in the process of designing, providing or maintaining automatic fire detection systems.

This presentation has been designed to give all those involved in the process of design, maintaining, and installing fire detection systems an insight to the problems caused by false alarms and the ways and means of avoiding them. False alarms have considerable impact such as the cost to tax payers, prosperity of commerce and most importantly; complacency which can impact the safety of the public.
 

Understanding the Selection, Spacing and Siting of Detectors

Who should attend: M&E Consultants and Engineers, End Users, Architects or anyone involved in the process of designing, providing or maintaining commercial fire detection systems.

This presentation has been designed to provide essential information on key points from the updated British Standard (BS) 5839 Part 1: 2013 (Fire detection and alarm systems for buildings). The revised BS 5839 Part 1: 2013 is the Code of Practice for system design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire detection and alarm systems within the UK and Northern Ireland. This presentation is designed to provide practical advice on the selection, spacing and siting of detectors giving a clear, pictorial and comprehensive overview of all of the items that need to be considered when designing a fire detection and alarm system.

Hybrid Wireless Fire Detection - The Standards & Technologies

Who should attend: M&E Consultants and Engineers, End Users, Architects or anyone involved in the process of designing, providing or maintaining wireless fire detection.

This presentation has been designed to provide essential information on key points regarding hybrid wireless fire detection including a summary of the current standards (BS5839 Part 1 and EN54 Part 25), a guide to when to use wireless, the technology behind the system and prime examples of appropriate applications.

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If you wish to book a seminar please speak to your Hochiki Europe contact or alternatively you can email: [email protected] or call: Hochiki Europe’s Marketing Department on 01634 26 65 66

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Fire Protection and Safety in Tunnels 2017

19th-21st September 2017

Fire Protection and Safety in Tunnels is the leading event bringing together tunnel owners and operators, researchers, solution providers and fire safety experts to gather and share best practices, risk minimisation strategies and technological advances which protect tunnel infrastructure and passenger safety across the continent.

SAVE £200 by registering before 24th July!

The 2017 programme will build on the success of our previous events which will see the likes of AIBN, Bane NOR, CrossRail, Amsterdam Metro, Statens Vegvesen and the London Bridge Associates. For 2017 we’ll be showcasing the most efficient and safe ways and methods to keep our users safe and protected in case of a disaster. Find out more on the programme here: http://www.arena-international.com/fpst/programme/

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Extinguisher Technicians Examination Course (4x day FULL Course)

Various dates in 2017

Who should attend? Anyone servicing portable fire extinguishers must according to BS5306 part 3:2009 initially be trained and to have passed a BAFE recognised examination. This course is appropriate for technicians working in the fire trade and for multidisciplinary engineers who work in facility management, building services and specialised industries, e.g. vehicle manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, utilities, oil & gas, etc

Topics to be covered:

  • Introduction to fire and heat spread
  • Appropriate fire regulations and British/European standards
  • Type, construction, safe operation and handling of fire extinguishers
  • Servicing procedures - Commissioning, Basic, Extended and Overhaul
  • Provision, siting and installation of extinguishers
  • Practical servicing experience
  • Applying this newly acquired knowledge in the field

2017 dates:

  • 4th – 7th Sept MANSFIELD
  • 11 - 14th Sept DUNFERMLINE
  • 25th – 28th Sept – THURROCK
  • 9th – 12th Oct – GATWICK
  • 30th Oct – 2nd Nov – BELFAST
  • 13th – 16th Nov – WAKEFIELD
  • 20th – 23rd Nov – THURROCK
  • 27th – 30th Nov – MANSFIELD
  • 11th – 14th Dec – ABERDEEN

The fourth day of each course is set aside to the BAFE examination, comprising of a 2hour written exam paper* followed by the one-to-one with a BAFE examiner. 

Extinguisher Technician Refresher Course (1x day)

  • 27th July  BRISTOL
  • 3rd August – THURROCK
  • 7th Sept – MANSFIELD
  • 14th Sept – DUNFERMLINE
  • 28th Sept – THURROCK
  • 12th Oct – GATWICK
  • 2nd Nov – EXETER
  • 9th Nov – BELFAST
  • 16th Nov – WAKEFIELD
  • 23rd Nov – THURROCK
  • 30th Nov – MANSFIELD
  • 14th Dec – ABERDEEN

*Arrangements can be made for dyslexic if advised at the time of booking. 

To book a place Email your contact details to [email protected] alternatively you can book online at www.firecontingency.co.uk or you can call us on 01932 222010 to discuss any specific requirements or queries that you may have. 

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4 Day Managing Fire Safety

Various dates in 2017

For those who have successfully completed Vulcan’s 5 Day Fire Risk Assessor Course this 4 Day module enables delegates, upon successful completion, to be awarded the prestigious Fire Manager Certificate and be eligible to apply to the Institute of Fire Safety Manager (IFSM) or the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) for Fire Technician grade of membership

Who should attend

Fire Safety Managers, Facilities Managers, Risk Managers, Surveyors, Consultants and Health and Safety practitioners and those looking for a professional, nationally-recognised, fire safety management qualification who have been awarded the Vulcan 5 Day Fire Risk Assessor Certificate.

On completion of the course you will be better able to:

  • Interpret fire safety legislation and its requirements.
  • Implement an effective fire safety management structure
  • Set up and manage an effective fire awareness training scheme
  • Identify and control major fire hazards by setting up a programme of inspections and assessments
  • Identify hazards and any fire safety management deficiencies
  • Confidently and competently conduct effective fire risk assessments
  • Maintain fire records, documentation and fire emergency plan
  • Compile fire risk assessment reports
  • Compile and manage fire emergency plans
  • Advise on improvements to control measures in reducing the risk of fire
  • Advise on fire-fighting access requirements
  • Give advice on construction site fire safety requirements.

Dates & Locations:

  • 27-30 March: Paisley, Glasgow
  • 25-28 April: Northampton
  • 23-26 May: Warrington
  • 30 May - 2 June: Slough
  • 20-23 June: Northampton
  • 17-20 July: Warrington
  • 19-22 September: Northampton
  • 26-29 September: Paisley, Glasgow
  • 24-27 October: Warrington
  • 7-10 November: Slough
  • 27-30 November: Northampton
  • 5-8 December: Warrington

For more information or to book your place on the curse please visit Vulcan Fire Training

 

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Fire Manager Advanced Diploma

Various dates in 2017

The course goes into greater depth in fire risk assessing and covers larger and high risk premises. On successful completion of the 5 day course and moderation of course project, delegates will be awarded the Fire Manager Advanced Diploma recognised as an educational programme for Fire Safety at MIFireE level by the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) and Accredited by the Institute of Fire Safety Managers (IFSM) at MIFE level.

On completion of the course you will be better able to:

  • Interpret fire safety legislation and its requirements for larger buildings
  • Implement an effective fire safety management structure
  • Identify and control major fire hazards by setting up a programme of inspections and assessments
  • Identify any fire safety management deficiencies
  • Confidently conduct fire risk assessments on more complicated buildings
  • Confidently conduct effective higher level fire safety recommendation reports
  • Work confidently with fire guides codes and standards.

2017 dates and locations:

  • 20-24 March: Glasgow
  • 12-16 Jun: Warrington
  • 20-24 November: Northampton

 

To book your place visit the Vulcan Fire Training website

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NEBOSH Conversion to Fire Manager Certificate

Various dates in 2017

The Fire Manager Certificate is awarded to candidates who have successfully completed the NEBOSH Cert in Fire Safety and Risk Management and this Conversion Course.

What will I be able to do after the course?

  • Confidently conduct effective fire risk assessments using current methodology
  • Compile fire risk assessment reports using current methodology
  • Compile and manage fire emergency plans
  • Identify hazards and any fire safety management deficiencies
  • Advise on improvements to control measures in reducing the risk of fire
  • Advise on fire fighting access requirements
  • Give advice on construction site fire safety requirements
  • Apply for Fire Technician membership.

Dates & Locations:

  • 3-7 April: Northampton
  • 8-12 May: Warrington
  • 15-19 May: Slough
  • 5-9 June: Northampton
  • 3-7 July: Warrington
  • 4-8 September: Northampton
  • 11-15 September: Paisley, Glasgow
  • 9-13 October: Warrington
  • 16-20 October: Slough
  • 13-17 November: Northampton
  • 20-24 November: Warrington

To book your place visit the Vulcan Fire Training website

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5 Day Fire Risk Assessor Training

Various dates in 2017

This course has been designed specifically for individuals employed in industry, commerce and organisations who have been given the responsibility of managing fire safety in their workplace. A highly practical 5 day in depth course with multi-media presentations, working on plan drawings and practical exercises, held on a public or in-house basis for up to 12 delegates.

Who should attend? Fire Safety Managers, Facilities Managers, Risk Managers, Surveyors, Building Control Officers, Health and Safety practitioners and those looking for a framework for conducting fire risk assessments and compiling fire emergency plans. Those with very little or a good working knowledge of fire safety will benefit from this training.

On completion of the course you will be better able to:

  • Confidently conduct effective fire risk assessments using current methodology
  • Compile fire risk assessment reports using current methodology
  • Compile and manage fire emergency plans
  • Identify hazards and any fire safety management deficiencies
  • Advise on improvements to control measures in reducing the risk of fire
  • Advise of fire fighting access requirements
  • Give advice on construction site fire safety requirements.

2017 Dates & Locations:

  • 3-7 April: Northampton
  • 8-12 May: Warrington
  • 15-19 May: Slough
  • 5-9 June: Northampton
  • 3-7 July: Warrington
  • 4-8 September: Northampton
  • 11-15 September: Glasgow
  • 9-13 October: Warrington
  • 16-20 October: Slough
  • 13-17 November: Northampton
  • 20-24 November: Warrington

To book your place visit the Vulcan Fire Training website

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