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FESS Systems Operative Training 


The requirements to obtain a Systems Operative ECS Card have changed and you are now required to complete an ECS Fire Emergency and Security Systems (FESS) multiple-choice assessment and ECS H&S assessment to achieve the card. To support this SfS is offering a one-day online training course that aims to upskill engineers so they are ready to take the online multiple-choice FESS assessment.

Course Overview:

In this course you will learn for your chosen assessment pathway:



1 Understand risk assessment and method statements for the installation

2 Ability to select (and locate) the correct components for the application



3 Ability to install to the agreed design proposal (specification)

4 Is the system installed to relevant industry standards, codes of practice and legislation

5 Ability to electrically test cables and interconnections

6 Correct programming of the system to meet the design proposal



7 Ability to carry out preventative maintenance to the system in accordance with industry

standards and code of practice

8 Ability to identify & repair faults on a system

9 Correct completion of company maintenance documentation

10 Ability to demonstrate the system to the client or their representative

To allow us to direct you to the correct information page, please select one of the below:


FESS Training and Assessment Details for England and Wales


FESS Training and Assessment Details for Scotland

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