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Coopers Fire are new FIA members

Coopers Fire are New Members of the FIA

POSTED BY 09.05.2017,


The FIA is the largest fire protection trade association in the UK with 700+ members. It is a not-for-profit organisation and a major provider of fire safety training.



The FIA objective is to promote, improve and perfect fire protection methods, devices, services and apparatus. They have achieved this through the representation of their members, providing technical support, guidance and opportunities for professional advancement through education and appropriate regulation. The FIA promote and shape legislation and the professional standards of the fire industry through close liaison with government and official bodies, as well as other key stakeholders.


Coopers Fire are proud to be a member of the FIA. Our membership page can be seen by clicking here.


Coopers Fire are market leaders in the Fire and Smoke curtain industry and are dedicated to advancing fire and smoke barrier curtain technology and improving ways to safeguard life and property. This commitment to developing innovative products that are robustly tested and third party independently certified has meant that Coopers Fire has become the benchmark used by Regulators, Architects, Engineers and other Fire Professionals worldwide.


Coopers Fire fire curtain


A key part of what the FIA offer to the fire industry and the wider construction industry is the training they carry out. The FIA deliver 250 individual training courses at 16 venues across the UK. Over 30,000 fire safety professionals have already increased their skills and earning potential. Over the past year individuals from more than 800 organisations completed an FIA course.


Coopers Fire carry out CPDs and Seminars to Architects, Fire Engineers, Building Engineers, Building Control Officers and other Authorities with Jurisdiction in the UK and throughout the world on Fire Curtains, Smoke Curtains and the only global fire curtain standard, BS 8524.


Coopers Fire look forward to working closely with the FIA and strengthening and expanding their training courses for other fire industry related topics.


FIA Membership Certificate


In order to become a member of the FIA, you must be third party approved for the products manufactured. Coopers Fire products are third party approved by IFC Certification and Warrington FIre's Certifire scheme. Coopers Fire are also third party approved for installation and servicing of fire and smoke curtains. We are also proud of the fact that every fire and smoke curtain and their key components are manufactured within the Cooper Group of Companies to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 at our manufacturing plants in the United Kingdom.