BAFSA is delighted to announce the approval by OFQUAL, the Qualifications Regulator, of the ABBE Level 3 Award in Inspection and Commissioning of Commercial Fire Sprinkler Systems. 

This new BAFSA qualification relates to the inspection, commissioning of commercial fire sprinkler systems design in accordance with the LPC Rules inc BS EN 12845. 

Those taking the course will gain the knowledge and skills required to determine sprinkler design in relation to storage configurations, inspection of the system during and at the end of the installation, commissioning of the system and an understanding of the required ongoing maintenance of the system.

BAFSA’s Sprinkler Inspection & Commissioning course has been successfully approved by OFQUAL, the UK Qualifications Regulator.

The qualification will now be named the ABBE Level 3 Award in Inspection & Commissioning of Commercial Fire Sprinkler Systems.

BAFSA’s chief executive Ali Perry says: “I would like to congratulate BAFSA’s Ruth Oliver and Alan Crichton and our partners at ABBE for achieving this milestone in BAFAS’s ongoing commitment to further enhance the competence of those working within our life saving industry. 

“We will continue to work to deliver approved qualifications for the suite of new courses BAFSA is currently developing.”

The qualification is one part of the requirement for applications for the Industry Skillcard Fire Sprinkler Engineer (Blue Skilled Worker card)

For further information and details on how to book, please visit the BAFSA Training Centre webpage