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BS5266 Emergency Lighting and BS5839 Fire Alarm Systems

This bespoke course is for anyone who is going to design, install or commission emergency lighting and fire alarm systems.  It covers the standards and relevant legislation critical to compliant working.


Course outline:

  • Regulations, standards, and the need for emergency lighting
  • Types of emergency lighting
  • Signage
  • Design procedures
  • Testing and servicing to BS5266-8
  • Meeting the requirements of BS5839
  • Risk assessments
  • Commissioning testing and maintenance
  • Completion of appropriate forms and certificates
  • Categories of system servicing and maintenance


Entry requirements:

It is expected (though not essential) that you have successfully completed BS7671 Requirements for Electrical Installations (18th Edition) or have existing electrical knowledge prior to undertaking this course.


Books required:

  • Electrician’s Guide to Fire Detection and Fire Alarm Systems (Electrical Regulations) ISBN-13: 978-1785616747
  • Electrician’s Guide to Emergency Lighting (Electrical Regulations): ISBN-13: 978-1785616136
  • IET Wiring Regulations BS7671:2018 ISBN-13: 978-1785611704


This is a bespoke course with a practical assessment and written exam and upon completion you will receive an in-house certificate from Erudite.

3 DAYS –  £375 +VAT (£450) inc fees.


Next available course dates


  • 6th – 8th October 2021

Secure your place today with a deposit of £120.


Book online here.

Please contact us regarding the price if you wish to place multiple candidates and/or have onsite training.


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