Fire Damper Testing Course Overview
The two day Hasman fire damper testing and inspection training course is designed to cater to industry demand for approved competency training. Practical and theoretical training are delivered in the course and candidates will be taught to safely carry out fire damper drop tests, identify issues with installation, record information for reports and recommend remedial actions.
Fire damper testing is delivered across a wide range of manufacturers dampers in our training centre, installed in different types of walls and floors. Damper types include both mechanical and motorised fire dampers. Our training centre has been designed to provide test scenarios which are realistic and prepare candidates for real world working conditions. Our expert tutors understand how to guide both new learners and experienced engineers to test safely in accordance with legislation and industry guidance. Practical training will cover installation of access panels, installation of removable duct sections, fire damper function testing, fire damper report production and fire damper cleaning. All candidates will create their own fire damper inspection report to take home in their learner packs.
Legislation and industry guidance is covered in detail during the course. This ensures candidates understand principles and reasons for testing. This will include knowledge on statutory requirements and EN1366-2, BS9999:2017, BESA DW145, the RRFSO and BESA DW144. Understanding building plan drawings and damper manufacturer installation drawings is a key skill for testing engineers, it’s also essential for sales people pricing damper testing, this is covered within the training. Reporting procedures and expectations are clearly laid out in the training presentation and learner packs. These skills are assessed in a multiple choice question paper and technical drawing assessment.
Each candidate will receive a detailed learner pack containing key information relating to fire damper testing and identifying fusible links. Learner packs provide useful links to additional websites for future reference. On successful completion of both practical and theoretical elements candidates will receive a certificate from Hasman valid for 5 years.