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Voice Alarm Skills Training

The ISCE Voice Alarm Skills programme of courses is designed to cover a wide range of applications including Voice Alarm fundamentals, VA Installation, VA Commissioning, Maintenance and more…

Further details for each course are listed on this page. To register your interest in any of these training courses please follow the link to ‘Register Your Interest’, supply a few basic details and one of our course administrators will get in touch with you directly.

VA Fundamentals

An engineer’s introduction to the requirements of BS5839-8:2013 detailing the requirements for the design, installation, commissioning and maintenance of voice alarm systems, along with practical advice and examples.

You Will Learn...

  • Recognising the need for voice alarm
  • VA system principles
  • The Standards and VA system categories
  • Emergency messages and phased evacuation
  • Circuits, zones and methods
  • Emergency microphones
  • VACIE – router facilities
  • CIE – fire panel interfacing
  • Amplifier topology
  • Loudspeaker selection
  • Intelligibility requirements
  • Speaker line monitoring
  • Installation tips

Who Should Attend?

If you are involved in specifying, designing or installing voice alarm systems, particularly audio engineers and fire engineers but also fire service personnel, facility managers and system maintainers will gain valuable skills.

VA Installation

A NEW course coming soon…

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VA Commissioning and Certification

A NEW course coming soon…

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VA Maintenance

A NEW course coming soon…

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VA for Responsible Premises Management

A NEW course coming soon…

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Upcoming VA Skills Events