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Fire Safety and Security Quiz | EDA’s Product Knowledge Modules

The EDA’s Product Knowledge Modules help businesses like yours create cross-selling and up-selling opportunities by building knowledge and confidence.

These training modules have recently won a Princess Royal Training Award 2022 so you can be assured of their value.

Fire Safety and Security Systems is one of 12 training courses in the programme. The EDA modules are completely flexible and can be studied in any order or combination. You choose only the training your team needs.

E-learning option

By summer 2023 all the EDA training modules will be available in a digital format instead of a printed textbook. The digital learning option is a complete e-learning experience with videos and interactive content. The EDA team is happy to talk you through your options and can give you a demonstration of the new e-learning platform.

Professional know-how to drive sales

Improving your team’s technical know-how through the EDA’s training could unlock additional revenue for your business.

Fire Safety and Security Systems training module covers:

  • Fire detection and alarm systems for non-domestic buildings
  • Domestic (household) fire alarm systems
  • Emergency lighting systems
  • Intruder detection and alarms
  • Access control and building intercom systems
  • Video surveillance systems

Test your knowledge

Have a go at this quiz sampled from the Fire Safety and Security Systems module. Then check your answers below. If the results show that you need to boost your team’s know-how, talk to the EDA today.

Test your knowledge

Q1: Why should an electrical locking system have a mechanical or manual override?

Q2: What does the term LD2 mean?

Q3: State two places that carbon monoxide alarms should be used.

Q4: Give an example of standby lighting.

Q5: What is a ‘drain wire’?

Q6: If the focal length of a lens increases what happens to the view of the camera?

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Q1: In case the electrical system fails or is de-powered.

Q2: It refers to any escape route circulation area or area where a fire might start such as kitchens and living rooms.

Q3: They should be installed: on each level of the home and ideally on any level with fuel burning appliances, outside of every bedroom and close to sources of carbon monoxide such as furnaces, water heaters or fireplaces.

Q4: A critical area such as an operating theatre or where work activities must continue for a certain amount of time.

Q5: Used to discharge electrical interference to a ground point.

Q6: The angle of view becomes narrower.

How did you do?

Full marks: Well done!

3 – 5 out of 6: not bad. Could the EDA training help you to fill in any gaps in your knowledge and help you progress in your career?

Less than 3: the EDA Product Knowledge Programme could be just what you need to boost sales.

Watch the video and download the Course Directory

There’s plenty of information online at www.eda.org.uk including video and downloadable Course Directory, giving you a summary of what’s covered in each of the 12 training modules.

The EDA team is ready to help. Call 020 3141 7350 or email training@eda.org.uk

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