Personal Learning Account

Are you aged over 19 and earning under £26,000? Or, has your employment been negatively impacted by Covid-19? Then this course could be available for free through the Personal Learning Account.

How to apply: To apply through the Personal Learning Account, visit this information page.

Is this course right for me?

This course is for anyone interested in, or requiring knowledge of, the design of sprinkler systems.

Entry requirements:

Learners must have completed the Installation and Maintenance of Domestic Fire Sprinkler Systems course. 

You will also be required to bring a laptop on which we can install the design software trail.


A mix of theory and practical classroom work, and a two week window in which to complete a small portfolio of calculations, plans and specifications.


Formal multiple choice assessment at the end and submission of portfolio.


Progress to further renewables courses.