VESDA® Accreditation Training in the UK and Ireland

At Xtralis Training, we help ensure that your staff are fully trained with accredited certification.

Xtralis Training

We offer accreditation training for channel partners who wish to sell, design, install, commission, service and maintain VESDA Aspirating smoke detection systems (ASDs). The training consists of instructor-led courses that are offered on a regular basis at our Hemel Hempstead Training Academy and several times per year at other locations. In addition, where several persons need training from the same organisation, we offer an on-site training option.

Which course should you attend?

The VESDA Training Course Structure is split into 2 disciplines:

  • VESDA ASD Applications and Design – This course is for: Sales Engineers, Pre-sales Engineers, System Designers, Application Engineers and Project Managers
  • VESDA ASD Engineering – These courses are for: Installation, Commissioning, Service & Maintenance Engineers and Project Managers

VESDA ASD Applications and Design Course

This 1-day course covers the VESDA product line, including the new VESDA-E range, and its applications. Also covered are elements of VESDA pipework design and an introduction to ASPIRE Pipe Network Design Software. The course ends with an accreditation test, successful completion of this test is required for a 2-year accreditation certificate.

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VESDA ASD Engineering Courses

We offer 3 courses:


Course 

Prerequisite VESDA Course 

Advice

VESDA ASD Engineering
None Start with this course

VESDA ASD Engineering Refresher
Attended the VESDA ASD Engineering Course within the last 3 years Maintain your VESDA Accreditation by attending this course every 2 years

VESDA ASD VEA Advanced Engineering
Attended the VESDA ASD Engineering Course or VESDA ASD Engineering Refresher within the last 18 months The course is for those involved in VESDA ASD VEA Projects and successful completion leads to Advanced VESDA ASD Engineering Accreditation

VESDA ASD Engineering

This 1-day course covers the current range of VESDA ASDs, including the new VESDA-E range, and the ECO gas detector; it covers the product, internal systems and physical wiring. Also covered are elements of VESDA and VSC programming, and a product workshop. The course ends with an accreditation test, successful completion of this test is required for a 2-year accreditation certificate.

Note: VESDA VEA is only covered to an introduction level on this course and the VEA Advanced Engineering course, in addition, is required to complete full VEA training.

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VESDA ASD Engineering
Refresher

This course is aimed at engineers installing, commissioning and maintaining VESDA ASD Systems that have successfully completed the VESDA ASD Engineering course in the last 3 years but their accreditation is about to or has recently lapsed. This ½ day course allows engineers to renew their VESDA Engineering Accreditation for a further 2 years. The course is designed to refresh the knowledge of the engineer and bring them up-to-date with the latest VESDA products.

Note: VESDA VEA is only covered to an introduction level on this course and the VEA Advanced Engineering course, in addition, is required to complete full VEA training.

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VESDA ASD VEA Advanced Engineering

This course is aimed at engineers installing, commissioning and maintaining VESDA ASD VEA systems. This ½ day course allows engineers to gain knowledge of the latest VESDA VEA technology at an advanced level. It is a prerequisite that those attending this course have successfully completed the VESDA Engineering or VESDA Engineering Refresher course in the past 18 months.

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On-site Training

We can also arrange for our experienced trainers to come to you. To find out more please complete our on-site training request form.

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