Fire Door Inspection Scheme Diploma

Jul 10

Fire Door Inspection Scheme Diploma

MJ Ferguson are keen to attract and retain the best staff and as such we continually invest in learning and development for our employees. Two of our staff; Devshi Vekaria and Martin Clayden have recently been accredited to FDIS Diploma in Fire Doors (DipFD) obtaining a diploma in the installation and maintenance of fire doors.

The FDIS Diploma in Fire Doors provides our employees with an in-depth understanding of fire door specification, installation, inspection, maintenance and repair.

With an FDIS Diploma in Fire Doors qualification, we are well placed to improve the standards of fire doors at your workplace and the safety of the people who use the buildings.

Key features of the FDIS diploma programme:

  • Foundation module: Provides a basic understanding of fire doors and their components, including testing and certification, regulations and standards, inspection and maintenance.
  • Timber fire doors and frames: Gives a more detailed look at timber fire and escape door sets, their construction, installation and functional performance.
  • Metal fire doors: Provides information on how steel doors differ from timber doors, how they are tested, glazed, installed and maintained.
  • Glazing: Gives detailed guidance on the different types of fire resistant glass, glazed apertures, glazing retention systems and beading and the importance of getting it right.
  • Seals: Gives detailed information on the function and technology of intumescent, acoustic and smoke seals, how they’re identified and installed.
  • Ironmongery and signage (Part 1): Covers why each type of ironmongery is essential, critical issues about installation, how to check it is functioning correctly and when the item should be replaced.
  • Ironmongery and signage (Part 2): Covers essential and non-essential ironmongery, the requirements for panic escape mechanisms and signage on fire doors.