The ASFP Online Introduction to Passive Fire Protection provides a basic overview of passive fire protection covering key elements of design, installation and inspection. It is intended to provide a first step for those considering a career in the passive fire protection industry.

This e-learning course offers a basic introduction to passive fire protection and its role in the overall fire strategy of a building. Consisting of 13 short online videos, each of around 10-15 minutes in length, it provides a broad understanding of all types of passive fire protection systems. The learner will also gain an understanding of: Fire safety in buildings; Human behaviour in fire; Fire testing; Contractor responsibilities;  and the role of active fire protection.

Successful completion of the online training course will provide learners with a sense of what good fire protection in buildings looks like. This will allow them to better understand the role of the various fire safety measures in the built environment, and in particular passive fire protection.