IFE Level 2 in Passive Fire Protection

Course ref: 24294

This intermediate level course provides a foundation in fire safety with modules across a selected range of passive fire protection systems. The knowledge gained will equip delegates the ability to take the IFE Level 2 Certificate in passive fire protection exam.


 (plus VAT) per person

Who is this course for

This qualification will be appropriate for individuals who are directly engaged in installing passive fire protection measures or who work with equipment and materials relevant to passive fire protection measures.

It will be of interest to those who are entering into roles involving passive fire protection and who need to demonstrate key understanding prior to commencing work and also to those who are already employed and who need to demonstrate that they have acquired the key knowledge and understanding relevant to their roles.

The qualification will be specifically relevant to the following roles:

Senior installers of passive fire protection measures
Team leaders/supervisors working in passive fire protection roles
Site supervisors
Technical sales staff
Contract supervisors

What will you take away

  • Demonstrate basic understanding of fire science, and the role of passive fire protection in a holistic approach to fire safety in buildings
  • Demonstrate technical understanding of two the following passive fire protection areas:
  • 1 – Fire Protection to the structural frame of the building and flame retardant coatings
  • 2 – Fire resisting walls, floors and ceilings and fire resistant glazing
  • 3 – Fire stopping and penetration seals, cavity barriers, ductwork and dampers and the building envelope
  • 4 – Fire resisting doors, industrial shutters and associated hardware

Course Dates:

Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) Level 2 Certificate in Passive Fire Protection is comprised of:

4 non-consecutive training days
1 examination (booked separately via the Institution of Fire Engineers)

19 September 2023
20 September 2023
26 September 2023
27 September 2023

The training is delivered in a series of 1-day lectures ranged over two weeks and offers a foundation in fire safety and fire science as well as units on different forms of passive fire protection.

There will be an optional Exam Practice Day (Date TBC). This is subject to additional cost not covered by the course fees and can be booked at any time throughout the course.

Course Overview:

This intermediate level course offers a foundation in fire safety and fire science. It provides units that focus upon a selected range of Passive Fire Protection Systems as well as an understanding of Active Systems, Regulatory Guidance, CDM, CE Marking and Codes of Practice.

The IFE website details the examination content summary and a list of suggestions for further reading.

None. You do not require any previous qualifications or experience.

Booking for: IFE Level 2 in Passive Fire Protection
Course date: 19 September, 2023
Course Reference: 24294
Course location: Aylesbury, Holiday Inn