CPR Training Course

These courses are intended for manufacturers, distributors and specifiers of power, communications and optical cables that fall under the requirements of the Construction Products Regulation for reaction to fire, in accordance with EN 50575 and related standards.

  • Course Location

    BASEC Conformity offices
    or on-site

  • Course Price

    Contact us for a price

  • Who is it for?

    Cable manufacturers, distributors and specifiers

They will provide important information to allow manufacturers and distributors to navigate the complex requirements of the regulation and hence enable prompt, comprehensive and cost-effective compliance.

Delegates will be provided with a pack containing various CPR documents, but will need to bring their own copies of the following standards to the course: EN 50575:2014, EN 13501-6:2014, PD CLC/TS 50576:2014, EN 50399:2011


This is a typical agenda for the BASEC Conformity CPR Training Course. All training courses also include refreshments on arrival, lunch and certificates of attendance.

  • Introduction and scope of the course Construction
  • Products Regulation – General
    • Reaction to fire vs Resistance to fire
    • Manufacturer and Distributor Responsibilities
    • Assessment and verification of constancy of performance systems
    • Role of Notified Bodies
    • Testing / Certification / FPC
    • Classification and classes / additional classifications
    • Documentation requirements - Market surveillance
  • Detailed requirements of EN 50575, EN 13501-6 and CLC/TS 50576
    • Manufacturer / distributor / Notified Body duties & responsibilities
    • Technical documentation
    • Test requirements for Classes A-F
    • Performance and classification requirements
    • Extended application of test results
  • Classifications
    • Test methods and Classification criteria for Classes Aca-Fca
    • Classification options
    • Regulatory and end-user requirements
  • Worked examples of cable family EXAPs for Classes B2ca- Dca & Eca
    • Power cables (Circular and Non-circular cables)
    • Single core unsheathed / sheathed cables
    • Multicore sheathed cables (unarmoured)
    • Armoured sheathed cables
    • Fibre optic cables
    • Copper communication cables
    • Test protocols
  • Summary
  • Questions and answers – open forum