Smoke Control and Fire Dampers


Do you know the principles of fire and smoke control and how to design a complying system?

Or how to specify the right damper for the right job?

This one-day course outlines how AS/NZS 1668.1 applies the principles of smoke control in multi-compartment buildings. Why is smoke control required in buildings? What are the hazards generated by smoke and how does smoke move? 

This course also examines the specification, installation, commissioning and maintenance of fire and smoke dampers, and provides the information required to determine the proper parameters for selection, installation, commissioning and essential maintenance of fire dampers and smoke dampers in use in buildings.

Topic highlights

Purpose and application of fire and smoke control

Introduction to AS 1668.1 and the objectives behind the standard

Testing and commissioning smoke control systems

Standard commissioning and maintenance requirements for fire and smoke dampers

Purpose and application of fire and smoke dampers

Selection, design and development of a smoke control system


General course information


Delivery method:
Face to face, online or in-house


8 hours (full day)


Maximum of 15 people online
Maximum of 25 people face to face

No formal assessment, but participants will be involved in a number of design workshop activities relating to the course content throughout the day.

Course candidates

Course candidates


AIRAH members $630

Non-member price

Non-members $850

Course pricing includes GST



Class size
15 participants maximum.

Member $630 | Non-member $850
(Course pricing includes GST.)

Please note: Registrants will also be mailed a hard-copy training manual.

Online delivery via Zoom.

This course is eligible for 7.5 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points. Click here for more information on AIRAH’s continuing professional development activities. 

Technical requirements
  • Participant should have a stable internet connection
  • Participant will be required to provide their own equipment, including a laptop or desktop computer with webcam and good audio. To allow for participant questions and engagement, it is preferred that you have an internal or external computer microphone.
Friday, October 22 (full day)
9am–5pm (ACT, NSW, Tas, Vic)
7.30am–3.30pm (NT)
8am–4pm (Qld)
8.30am–4.30pm (SA)
6am–2pm (WA)

Request this course

Want to bring this course to your city/town? Please submit a request for consideration and/or to be put on the waitlist.

Request this course


Please call AIRAH on (03) 8623 3000 or email [email protected] for more information. If you would like to request a date for this course in your city/town, click here.