Fire safety for low-rise flats and housing

Training course overview

This one-day course is designed for site managers or anyone who inspects cavity barriers and/or fire stopping in low rise flats and housing. It explains where cavity barriers and fire stopping is needed and walks through both good and bad practice along with the types of materials suitable for common scenarios.

Why learn with us

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Designed for
house building

Our courses are designed specifically for the house-building industry. We use the information we glean from site inspections and our claims data to design courses to help the industry with construction quality.

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Delivered by

Our trainers are all experts in their field, most with a background in house building as well as being excellent presenters. They share their real experience and practical knowledge with delegates.

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Flexible and

Our courses are available to individual delegates or to groups from the same company. They’re available for delivery face-to-face or online, whichever suits your needs the best. Talk to us about how we can help.

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Suitable for
all levels

Whether you’re new to the industry or an experienced professional, we have courses that will help you build your knowledge and expertise. All our courses offer practical, useful learning regardless of your role.

Who should attend

This course is for all Site managers, Assistant site managers and anyone else who would require an overview

What you will learn

  • The difference between a cavity barrier and fire stopping
  • Where each of these must be provided in low rise flats and housing
  • A high-level overview of relevant sections in AD Part B (England only)
  • Materials used for cavity barriers and fire stopping
  • What to watch out for with cavity barriers and fire stopping

Course details

Course pricing

For Northern Ireland courses only: Registered CITB NI employers may be able to claim a training grant for this course* and it is covered under the Short Duration Training Grant available (*subject to terms and conditions, more information is available from CITB NI)

In-company (1 day) £1,730 16
In-company (virtual) £1,645 14
Open £260 16
Open (virtual) £240 14

Prices are exclusive of VAT

Not sure what we mean by In-company, Open or Virtual, then read more on this page.

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