Training

Brooks offers a comprehensive range of training on our fire systems and products suited for testers, service technicians and installers depending on your requirements and expertise.

Complete the form below to register your interest in attending one of our training programs.

 

COURSE OVERVIEW:

FTG319 Basic Operation, Testing & Maintenance is for those new to the Brooks FireTracker Addressable Panels, or for those who are regularly performing the required Standards Maintenance and/or Defect and Alarm Response. All Installers, Testers, and Service Technicians will find this most useful as the course covers all aspects of Panel Functionality and Basic Fault-Finding.

TRAINING DURATION: 2.5 Hours

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

On completion of the training, the trainee will be proficient in:

  • Identification of the FTG319
  • Clarification of the path to Australian Standards
  • Operation of the FTG319 controls and keypad
  • Demonstration of detector settings and their use in minimising false alarms
  • Utilisation of the access levels and navigation of all menus
  • Fulfilling the maintenance requirements of the Standards
  • Reading and comprehending the FTG319 fault messages

PREREQUISITES:

  • Understanding of fire systems

INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS:

The course is normally delivered face to face as a group with instructional presentation, practical demonstration and interaction. While practical interaction is important, with possible disruptions to social gatherings as an interim solution we can offer the option to complete the training via online learning.

TRAINING DURATION:

Half day: 8.30am – 11.30am or 1pm - 4pm (includes morning / afternoon tea)

 

COURSE OVERVIEW:

Hardware and software training is for those new to the Brooks FTG319 addressable panels or for those who want to increase their knowledge and capacity in working with the system. The course is designed so that at the completion, the technician will be able to pre-design, install, program and commission a basic system in the most effective way.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

On completion of the training, the trainee will be proficient in:

  • Identification of the FTG319
  • Understanding FTG319 components
  • Identification and installation of expansion boards
  • Definition and installation of Panasonic Addressable Devices
  • Understanding FTG319 loop principles and performing panel commissioning
  • Demonstration of detector settings and their use in minimising false alarms
  • Understanding FTG319 controls
  • Understanding EBLWIN software principles
  • Utilisation of the PC software suite for the creation of the SSD file, fault finding and loop diagnostics
  • Understanding firmware upgrade progression and versions

PREREQUISITES:

  • Understanding of fire systems
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Laptop or Windows tablet with Type A USB port

INSTRUCTIONAL METHODS:

This course is delivered in a group environment, Powerpoint presentation and practical demonstration. Students will have access to an FTG319 panel and field devices during the practical exercises. All students will need to download software to laptop prior to course. 

Field connection cable (printer cable) and USB dongle can be purchased from Brooks at an additional cost -  this will be required in the field. 

TRAINING DURATION:

Full day: 8.30am – 4pm (includes morning and afternoon tea, lunch/refreshments) 

This module may be held over a two half day sessions.