Group Size
6
Duration
3 Days
Certificate?
Yes, digital by NHA and NOCN
Skill Level
Advanced
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Course Description


This is a hands-on practical skills course designed to enable operatives to:

  • Read, understand and interpret primary fire test evidence
  • Know the Compliance model for fire door maintenance and inspection
  • Carry out remedial repair techniques to timber based FR door leaves, inline with specification and to identified standards and tolerances
  • Accurately record and communicate remedial FR door activities to company requirements

Basic Skills and Knowledge Development relating to the repair and alteration of Fire Resisting and Fire Escape Door Sets and Assemblies

  • Underpinning Knowledge - Reading, Understanding and Interpreting maintenance and retrofitting information relating to FR door and Frames   
  • Underpinning Knowledge - Fire Resisting Door Sets, Door Assemblies - Component Parts - Construction and Performance Requirements  
  • Underpinning Knowledge - Fire Escape Door Sets-Component Parts - Construction and Performance Requirements  
  • Practical Skills Development - Delegates will, using appropriate techniques, carry out the resizing and re-edging of timber based FR door leaf in line with above criteria
  • Practical Skills Development - Delegates will, using appropriate techniques, carry out the installation of combined seals to edges of door leaf using appropriate router and hand skills and techniques
  • Practical Skills Development - Know how to fix appropriate fire door signage

Practical Skills Development  - Repair and Alteration of FR Door Leaf (timber based)  

  • Understand the adhesive types and applications for fire door repair techniques
  • Repair damaged timber lippings
  • Use epoxy fillers to effect surface repairs in line with recommended techniques
  • Construct templates for accurate aperture cutting
  • Form apertures and openings in Door Leaf to permitted areas and specifications
  • Effect repair to damaged glass and glazing beads
  • Form hardwood dowels to any specified size using appropriate jigs and techniques
  • Use router and jigs to form accurate repair recesses in readiness for repair
  • Fit intumescent letter plates, air transfer grilles and view lenses to timber based fire door leaf
  • Plug screw holes, voids and recesses using dowel and block methods
  • Plug hinges recesses ,reposition and rehand door leaf
  • Effect repair to split lippings at lock and hinge pockets
  • Accurately record and communicate remedial FR door activities to company requirements
  • Fit drop seals to FD30S door leafs
  • Ease and adjust FR doors to achieve permitted tolerances


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