The aim of this course is to enable the student to understand fundamental Fire Engineering Principles. It will give you the basic principles and underlying concepts you need to carry out a Fire Engineered solution.  It will also go through fundamental mathematical principles that Fire Engineers should have.


Who is the course aimed at?

The course is aimed for all those in the industry who wish to have a greater understanding of Fire Engineering to level 4 and 5



 The course covers the following:

  • Basic principles of Fire Engineering
  • History of Fire Engineering
  • What is Fire Engineering?
  • The role of the Fire Engineer
  • Determining fire size
  • Design approaches available
  • The advantages and disadvantages of Fire Engineered solutions
  • Are some Fire Engineered solutions flawed?
  • Main factors to consider with Fire Engineered solutions
  • What is a probablistic analysis?
  • Dimensional analysis
  • Computational fluid dynamics – What it is  and how it is applied
  • Fire modelling
  • How to carry out and document a full fire strategy
  • The cone calorimeter
  • Bernoullis theorem and how it is applied to solve fluid flow calculations
  • Differentiation
  • Integration
  • Fires in compartments
  • Time to flashover
  • Water pressure and flow calculations for sprinkler systems



55 Hours IFE Approved CPD



£695 plus VAT