BS 9997: 2019 Fire Risk Management Systems (FRMS) Internal Auditing


Our BS 9997 internal auditing course will enable you to conduct effective internal audits of fire risk management systems (FRMS). It will help you to understand the requirements of the BS 9997 standard, the benefits a FRMS can bring to a business and will address common terms/definitions.



BS 9997: 2019 – Internal Auditing Training £695 + VAT

The course examines fire risk assessment and appropriate UK legislation. You will also be shown the role of internal auditors and their relationship with other management activities.   This very participative course includes exercises and other accelerated learning techniques help consolidate the tutorial elements. This course is based on the requirements of BS 9997: 2019. 

BM TRADA can also offer in-house and remote training courses. To discuss your requirements, please contact us on: +44 (0) 1494 840774 or contact us.  

2023 dates:

Please contact us regarding availability of dates.


Two days


BM TRADA, Chiltern House, Stocking Lane, High Wycombe, Bucks, HP14 4ND  


You should attend this course if:

  • You are preparing to implement a fire risk management system
  • You are involved in preparing your organization for an assessment
  • You have recently taken on a fire risk management role
  • You are a member of an internal audit team.


What will you learn?

  • Introduction to 9997 and fire safety and risk management in the built environment
  • Purpose and benefits of  FRMS and common terms.
  • Requirements of BS 9997 and demonstration of compliance
  • Fire risk assessments in organizations
  • UK legislation appropriate to  FRMS
  • An introduction to planning, conducting and reporting an internal audit (including raising non-conformities)
  • Audit follow-up and corrective action
  • Scenario analysis to consolidate learning

What Will You Learn?

This informative course will cover many aspects of the BS 9997 framework, including: 

  • The purpose and content of BS 9997: 2019 and the relevant legislative framework
  • The role of an auditor/lead auditor in accordance with ISO 19011, interpreting the requirements of BS 9997: 2019
  • General principles of fire risk assessment

Before this course you will need to have successfully completed an accredited Lead Auditor course for example CQI IRCA ISO 9001.

You should also be competent in auditing process based management systems.

Previous experience within the fire / fire protection sector is beneficial but not essential

Alan Baldwin

BS 9997 trainer