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Understanding Smoke Control

Upcoming Courses
Key Areas  
Course Content
Learning Outcomes
Who Should Attend
Course Timings
Course Fees
In-House Training 

A full overview and agenda, need to know information, and booking instructions can be found on the individual upcoming course pages. Click on a course below to view.

Upcoming Courses 

Following the recent developments regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) here in the UK, the decision has been made to cancel all classroom training until further notice. The training team are working hard to find a safe solution, by running the training online; please make sure you are opted in and check our website to receive all updates regarding training.
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Key Areas  

  • Smoke Control by Ventilation
  • Smoke Control by Pressurisation
  • Smoke Control in Basements
  • Designing for Smoke Control

Course Content 

Maintaining smoke control systems is a legal requirement under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. It is important to understand how smoke control performance criteria is determined. 
This one-day course will allow you to understand the basic principles of smoke; guiding you through how fires develop and the production of smoke. 
It also provides clear guidance on the differences between the types of smoke control systems and where each is used. 

Learning Outcomes 

  • An understanding of the different types of Smoke Control options
  • Knowledge of the different types of Fires
  • An understanding of designing smoke control for a variety of buildings
  • An understanding of designing smoke control for a variety of occupants

Who Should Attend 

The project is aimed at young fire engineers who want to improve their knowledge of smoke control, including: building control officers and fire safety officers.
Architects, mechanical systems engineers and project managers will also get a good technical insight into these systems from a fire engineering perspective.

Course Timings  

Registration: 09:15
Start Time: 9:30
Latest Finish: 17:00

Course Fees 

  • Standard Rate: £335 + VAT
  • Members Rate: £285 + VAT

In-house training at your site

Training multiple staff at once provides the opportunity for your organisation to have a training package crafted to your specific needs. In-house training can help your organisation overcome challenges and fill the skills gaps in your workforce. Courses run on a minimum number of six staff*.

For an In-house quote please email the following information to

  1. Name of course
  2. Approximate number of staff
  3. Your site address  

*Minimum numbers for In-house courses outside of the UK may vary

To contact the CIBSE Training Team with a query please

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