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Diploma In Fire Door Inspection Scheme (FDIS)

The Fire Door Inspection Scheme aims to transform people's knowledge about how and why fire doors work and the potential dangers of getting it wrong.

FDIS offer two qualifications:
  • The FDIS Diploma in Fire Doors
  • FDIS Certificated Inspector

These qualifications are essential for anyone working with fire doors and escape doors, including the Responsible Person and those carrying out fire risk assessments for the building they manage.

FDIS also provides training for anyone involved in fire safety including fire door manufacturers or component suppliers, facilities managers, and locksmiths that work on fire or escape doors.

FDIS was launched in 2012 as part of a joint initiative from GAI and BWF-Certifire Scheme. 

FDIS Diploma in Fire Doors

The FDIS Diploma in Fire Doors is a series of online education modules, allowing you to study in your own time. The Diploma is designed to broaden your knowledge of fire door requirements in commercial and residential buildings.

Covered in the Diploma programme:
  • A basic understanding of fire doors and their components, including testing and certification, regulations and standards, inspection and maintenance.
  • Timber fire doors and frames
  • Metal fire doors
  • Glazing
  • Seals
  • Ironmongery and signage
  • Relevant regulations and standards that apply to fire door components

FDIS Certificated Inspector

Once you have successfully completed the FDIS Diploma you can apply to become a Certificated Fire Door Inspector (CertFDI).

This will allow you to carry out on-site inspections of installed fire doors in existing or new buildings.

Become a Fire Door Inspector