Assess commercial systems

Target audience

Sprinkler engineers, building control officers, approved inspectors, Fire Service, fire risk assessors and fire safety professionals.


To enable delegates to assess whether a commercial sprinkler system complies with requirements of BS EN 12845 and the Sprinkler Rules.


On completion, delegates should have an understanding of:

  • Water supply options
  • Hazard classification
  • Design principles
  • Sprinkler head positioning and spacing
  • Pipe sizing and layout
  • Principles of hydraulic calculations
  • Assessing sprinkler designs

Core Reference Documents

  • BS EN 12845: Commercial Sprinkler Systems
  • LPC Rules for Automatic Sprinkler Installations


Delegates assess sprinkler system compliance with BS EN 12845 and the Sprinkler Rules.

Continual Professional Development

All delegates receive CPD certificates on course completion. All courses are designed and assessed to approved centre standards which are, in turn, regulated by National Awarding Bodies and OFQUAL.


Dates and prices

Duration2 days
2018Thu 22nd Mar → Fri 23rd Mar
2019Tue 14th May → Wed 15th May
Thu 28th Nov → Fri 29th Nov
Delegate cost£310 + VAT
LocationYarnfield, Stone, Staffordshire

Costs and details

Prior learning

Experience in assessing fire safety, an understanding of the advantages of sprinkler systems and their operation is required.

Pre-course module



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

Post course

Delegates must complete workbooks within four weeks of course completion.