C-TEC Fire Panel Training Course

RSPL and C-TEC will be hosting a fire alarm panel training course on Thursday the 21st of September.

Our ‘hands-on’ XFP/ ZFP training course is designed to provide fire engineers with the knowledge they need to install and commission C‑TEC’s XFP and ZFP range of fire panels. The course is comprised of several modules:

  • Introduction to the XFP / ZFP fire panel
  • Supported protocols – C-TEC CAST, Apollo XP95/Discovery, Hochiki ESP
  • Key features & benefits of both panels
  • Explanation of the inner workings of the XFP panel (PCBs, power supplies, etc.)
  • Hardware familiarisation of the ZFP (modules, cabinets and peripheral PCBs)
  • System device familiarisation
  • Installation, system wiring, networking options
  • Touchscreen controls & a detailed look at the ZFP’s Access Level 1, 2 & 3 menu options
  • Commissioning and diagnostics
  • An overview of C-TEC’s ZFP-compatible addressable VADs, sounders & ‘Hush’ buttons
  • C-TEC’s Envision remote access software
  • A hands-on laptop PC based session giving an overview of the basic functions of the XFP’s & ZFP’s programming tools. You will be required to bring your own laptop PC running Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 10 or 11 to this course, which covers: 
    • Planning and designing a system
    • Installation and wiring
    • General menu structure
    • Configuration concept
    • ‘One out, all out’ systems
    • Device naming
    • Input groups, output groups & supergroups
    • Cause and effects
    • Delays/sequences
    • Setting up a network
    • Commissioning and programming


    How To Book Your Place

    Please complete the booking request form below.  Places are strictly limited and are offered on a first come, first served basis.  We will respond to you as soon as possible to let you know if you have been successful in securing a place on the course.

    Booking Request Form

    Booking Deposit

    The course is free of charge but a deposit of €100 per person is required to reserve a place. The deposit is payable once a booking is confirmed. The deposit will be refunded to people who attend the training course. The deposit will not be refunded to people who fail to attend the training course.

    Summary of Important Information

    Date: Thursday 21st September 2023
    Time: 9.00am - 1.00pm
    Location: RSPL, 1-3 Cian Park Industrial Estate, Drumcondra, Dublin 9, D09 HY04
    Food & Refreshments:  Tea, coffee and sandwiches will be provided
    Requirements: Please bring your own laptop with an Ethernet port