Building Regulations and TG

Target audience

Fire Safety Officers and Inspectors, Building Control Surveyors and Approved Inspectors.


To enable delegates to assess building design submissions and give advice.

Core topic areas

  • Legislation, Consultation & Project Management
  • Means of escape design in case of fire
  • Internal fire spread and structural collapse
  • External fire spread
  • Access and facilities for the fire and rescue service
  • Access and egress from buildings for disabled

Core reference documents

  • Regulatory Reform (Fire safety) Order 2005
  • Building Regulations & Fire Safety Procedural Guidance
  • Approved Document B Volume II
  • Approved Document M
  • BR 187, BS 5839, BS5266
  • BS 9999 – disability, access & facilities sections

Course assessment

Assessment of course work is to NOS.

Qualification and NOS

This course includes the assessment criteria for NOS:

This NOS is from qualification: Level 4 Diploma in Fire Safety (Fire Inspectors): details

For more details see: qualifications

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Dates and prices

Duration9 days
2018Mon 18th Jun → Thu 28th Jun
Mon 8th Oct → Thu 18th Oct
2019Mon 25th Feb → Thu 7th Mar
Mon 24th Jun → Thu 4th Jul
Delegate cost£1,300 + VAT
LocationYarnfield, Stone, Staffordshire

Costs and details

Prior learning

Delegates must have completed: Principles of fire safety course

Pre-course module

Course includes pre-course distance learning modules on principles: The Building Act, Building Regulations and Statutory Consultation.


Sessions will be delivered using PowerPoint, flipchart, interactive group discussion, individual tuition and practical exercises.

The course includes an disability audit of a premises.

Post course

Delegates must complete workbooks within four weeks of course completion.