Our founder, Neil Ashdown, started working in the timber industry in 1979, where he quickly progressed to management level. After several years as a fire door supplier and member of the BWF-Certifire scheme, he started his own business, specialising in fire door compliance. He also managed the Fire Door Inspection Scheme (FDIS) between 2012 and 2016. He is widely considered as a leading authority on fire doors and fire door safety.
Fire Doors Complete started in 2009, with the mission to improve fire door safety across the UK. We provide property owners and businesses with training, inspections, surveys and consultancy on how to properly identify, specify, install, inspect and maintain fire doors.
We never charge for unnecessary services. Our priority is that your building and its occupants are safe, and that your fire doors meet UK regulatory standards. Without appropriate fire doors, you could face a significant fine from the authorities.
This training package is intended for those who already have practical fire door installation skills, but require more information about the regulations surrounding timber-based fire doors. The training applies to both new and existing properties.
This training package is designed for those who require more information about how to properly maintain and repair fire doors in accordance with UK regulations. Delegates will be able to confidently comply with legislation surrounding timber-based fire doors.
This training package is designed for those who have a caretaker role at a building. These delegates do not need to have technical fire door knowledge and skills, but will learn how to spot defects in fire doors and report them to the building manager.
This training package is designed for those who inspect fire doors for their clients. Candidates are expected to have prior knowledge of timber doors and/or building safety. The course will equip delegates with the skills and knowledge to become professional fire door inspectors.
This course promotes awareness of appropriate fire door installation to construction and manufacturing industries. The course has been developed in collaboration between the National Open College Network (NOCN) and the British Woodworking Federation.
This is a hands-on practical assessment and provides an opportunity for those that have already attained the theory-based installation certificate to prove that they can correctly install a working timber-based fire door assembly.
Experience & Expertise
Our founder, Neil Ashdown, has spent decades working with fire doors. We have provided fire door training, inspections, surveys and consultancy across multiple sectors.
Everything we do deals directly with everyday public safety and real-world experience. The skills we teach and services we provide are grounded in real-life fire safety situations.
Affordable & Accessible
In the interest of safety, our fire door services are open to everyone. We've developed an ethos centred around clarity, breadth, and affordability.
Our team members are happy to travel anywhere in the UK to provide training, inspection or consultancy. We strive to make fire door safety as accessible as possible, no matter where your enterprise is based.
Everything we do is grounded in practical, real-life knowledge. We aim to provide all our clients with clear, comprehensive, and jargon-free information on fire door safety. This comes in the form of:
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We never charge for unnecessary services. Our priority is that your building and its occupants are safe, and that your fire doors meet UK building regulation standard. Without appropriate fire doors, you could face a significant fine from the government.Get in touch
Just a note, as you know, I have studied a LOT but I have to say, I`m about halfway through the video presentation and for all the study I`ve done, this is by far THE BEST training I have encountered 😊 Kudos to you, I don't know how long it took you to compile this course but WOW 😯 I`ll study, re-study then re-study again then read the book and keep taking the test, if anybody wants/needs training I`ll definitely be sending them your way, wish I purchased your course first, (although then I wouldn't know how good your one is 😆) thanks so much.
Safe-Way Fire Prevention
Thanks very much, it's been a pleasure dealing with you. I would also like to say that I thought that Robin was a superb tutor, very engaging and extremely knowledgeable about this industry and made the course very enjoyable. Martin
Surrey Groundwork Contractors
I would like to thank Neil for the training that he has provided to our Company. His knowledge, experience and expertise on fire doors is exceptional. All who took part thoroughly enjoyed the training and now feel more confident in the maintenance and installation of fire doors and take the knowledge gained into their daily duties.
It has been a pleasure learning about Fire Doors and all the information and self tests that were given with the course was spot on and easy to use.
Just a big thank you following the recent FDC FD Inspectors Course. It was a really worthwhile couple of days where I learnt a lot and developed through practice and professional discussion. The input was well thought out and offered a real move forward after the other courses on fire doors I've undertaken. Thanks for the time taken, really worthwhile.
Trust Fire Safety Manager
Thank you. I am new to the world of fire doors and it has been a good learning process for me, so thankyou for your patience with my various questions. I’m sure that now I have a better understanding of how this all works, I’ll be much better equipped to know what I’m looking at and how to proceed post-inspection with any future reports we get you to do.