Understanding Fire Detection - Part 1 and 2 (SANS 10139) [2 Day Course]

Understanding Fire Detection - Part 1 (SANS 10139) [Day 1]

Session 1Header Theory 1

Introduction to SANS 10139. History, scope, limitations and variations.
The need and categories of fire alarm and detection systems in accordance with SANS 10139.

Session 2

Systems in explosive atmospheres.
System component certification.
Monitoring and integrity of circuits.

Session 3

Zoning of detectors, manual call points and sounders.
Audible alarm devices.
Visual alarm devices.
Portable alarm devices.
Alarms for people with impaired hearing.
Staged fire alarms.
Fire Brigade signalling systems.

Session 4

Installation responsibility.
Inspection, testing and commissioning.
Documentation and certification.
The fire plume and stratification.

Understanding Fire Detection - Part 2 (SANS 10139) [Day 2]

Session 1

Manual call points usage and siting.
Fire detector types and siting.

Session 2

Siting of fire detectors on flat ceilings and pitched roofs.

Session 3

Siting of:

Fire detectors in escape routes and corridors.
Detectors in voids.
Ceiling limits.
Detectors on roofs with beams, cells and obstructions.

Session 4

Siting of:

Beam detectors.
Linear Heat detectors.
Aspiration detection.
Flame detectors.
Duct smoke detectors.

Session 5

Networked systems.
Power supplies and calculations.
Electro magnetic compatibility.

Session 6

Limiting false alarms.
Filtering.
Soak Tests.

Session 7

Designing a fire detection system.

Price for FDIA Members: R4,000.00
Price for non-FDIA: R4,400.00

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