AIRAH Smoke Control and Fire Dampers

Smoke Control and Fire Dampers

This one-day course outlines how AS/NZS 1668.1 applies the principles of smoke control in multi-compartment buildings. It 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.

Smoke Control and Fire Dampers has been designed for mechanical services designers; equipment manufacturers and suppliers; and maintenance contractors.

If you are a technician or supervisor, you may be interested in our Essential Safety Measures course which provides an overview of the codes and standards related to the control of fire and smoke within buildings.

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About this course

This one-day course is offered as a face-to-face, online, or in-house session.

Why is smoke control required in buildings? What are the hazards generated by smoke and how does smoke move? Smoke Control and Fire Dampers presents the principles of fire and smoke control; how to design a complying system; and how to specify the right damper for the job.

  • Purpose and application of fire and smoke control
  • Testing and commissioning smoke control systems
  • Purpose and application of fire and smoke dampers
  • Introduction to AS 1668.1 and the objectives behind the standard
  • Standard commissioning and maintenance requirements for fire and smoke dampers
  • Selection, design, and development of a smoke control system
This course is designed for...
  • Mechanical services designers
  • Equipment manufacturers and suppliers
  • Maintenance contractors

Smoke Control and Fire Dampers is designed for...


online delivery
Delivery method
face-to-face, online, or in-house

online delivery
Course length
8 hours (full-day)

Enrolment in the Smoke Control and Fire Dampers course is capped at 25 people (face-to-face) or 15 people (online).

This course does not include any formal assessment, but participants will be involved in a number of design workshop activities relating to the course content throughout the day.

Why enrol?

Enrolment in and completion of this course is eligible for 7.5 continuing professional development (CPD) hours. AIRAH recommends members undertake 50 hours of CPD each year.

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AIRAH face-to-face training AIRAH offers face-to-face training opportunities to assist with your professional development in the HVAC&R building services industry.

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AIRAH online training The online delivery of Smoke Control and Fire Dampers is presented as a live Zoom session. Participants should have a stable internet connection and a laptop or desktop computer with webcam, microphone, and good audio. You will also be asked to agree to AIRAH’s Terms and Conditions for online education courses.

To reserve your spot and to ensure you receive the relevant course materials, please register well in advance of the training date.

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Tuesday, August 29 Sold out

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AIRAH in-house training Would you like to bring this training to your place of work for an in-house session? Please email [email protected] to discuss availability.

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Pricing includes GST.

Registrants will be mailed a hard-copy training manual.

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