FAQ – The Steel Fire Protection Inspection Diploma
The Steel Fire Protection Inspection Diploma is available to anyone who wishes to have a greater knowledge of fire protection, such as wet spray, intumescent coatings and boards used to protect structural steel in a fire situation and is a qualification to provide competence.
The Steel Fire Protection Inspection Diploma online qualification provides a comprehensive level of knowledge in steel fire protection specification, installation, inspection and maintenance and repair.
The course is Accredited by The Institute of Fire Safety Managers and is recognised by the Institute of Fire Engineers
Once you’ve passed the final examination you will have an understanding of how structural steel fire protection including Wet Spray, Intumescent Coatings and Boards should be installed onsite and methods of inspection to prove this. This will include the issues around them as well as the standards and regulations that must be adhered to when undertaking repairs, maintenance and installation works.
Gaining the Steel Fire Protection Inspection Diploma will give you the competence to be able to understand the theory of inspection and understand the standards and regulations surrounding them.
Any one who carries out inspection of Steel Fire Protection onsite would be classed as a competent person under the Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order 2005 or a Third Party Inspector as per the Building Regulations and this qualification is currently the only qualification developed in the UK to provide competence.
Once you have achieved the Steel Fire Protection Inspection Diploma your competency does not stop there as the next step in your qualification is to become a Certificated Steel Fire Protection Inspector under the fire protection inspection training scheme.
The Steel Fire Protection Inspection Diploma is now Accredited by The Institute of Fire Safety Managers and Recognised by the Institute of Fire Engineers.
What does this mean?
Two Independent respected Institutions have thoroughly examined the course and that the course is considered to be of an appropriate standard that the Institutions are willing to recommend.