The Association for Specialist Fire Protection Passive Fire Protection (PFP) Awareness Training Programme, developed in cooperation with CITB and the Fire Protection Association, aims to significantly improve overall standards of PFP installation, leading to an up-skilling of the existing workforce by creating a recognised and measurable industry benchmark.

Does this pathway training programme apply to you?

The ASFP PFP pathway training programme consists of a core module followed by a number of more practically-focused supporting specialist modules.

Core Module

The core module is specifically structured to offer a general introduction to:

  • Legislation, fire risk assessment,building regulations and standards
  • Appropriate Codes of Practice
  • Fire science
  • Product and contractor third party certification
  • Holistic fire protection measures both passive and  active
  • Fire engineering design
  • Inspection processes
  • Understand some of the common problems and issues caused by building alterations and potential solutions

This two day course is aimed at all those who wish to gain a rounded understanding of the appropriate specification and installation of passive fire protection materials and systems. For example, designers, specifiers, distributors, main contractors, installers of PFP, allied trades, fire risk assessors, enforcement officers and Responsible Persons.

Pathway Modules

Each of the following one day pathway supporting modules is designed to give a practically-focused insight into a specific passive fire protection discipline, which include:

  • Fire Stopping
  • Structural Steel Protection
  • Doors
  • Partitions, Floors and Ceilings
  • Ducts and Dampers
  • Glazing

These courses are of particular relevance to the specialist contractor workforce; the distribution supply chain; allied specialist trades; fire risk assessors, facilities managers and building owners/managers; site supervisors; fire systems inspectors; building control officers.

Available dates

For dates and booking details please visit the FPA website

Cost – Core Module

Non-member rate £534+VAT
ASFP and FPA member rate £450+VAT

Cost – Pathway modules

Non-member rate £245+VAT
ASFP and FPA member rate £205+VAT

Note. Those contractor companies paying into the CITB levy will be entitled CITB grant funding on all of the above modules. 

For further details on grant funding availability please contact: Fred Titterington at CITB

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National Vocational Qualifications

The Passive Fire Protection Apprenticeship Scheme is an 18 months scheme open to all newcomers to the industry and will lead to the National Vocational Qualification Level 2 in Passive Fire Protection.