Association for Specialist Fire Protection

The ASFP is dedicated to the protection of life, property,the environment and our heritage and promotes continuous improvement in all aspects of passive fire protection.

Working with Government and international standard setting bodies both directly, and via other sector group associations, the ASFP endeavours to increase the quality of installed fire protection within all forms of construction. The ASFP strives to promote excellence in the design and installation of fire protection products through high quality and technical expertise. READ MORE

  • ASFP announces 2019 Level 3 training course dates
    The ASFP has announced two new dates for its Level 3 Foundation Course in Passive Fire Protection in January. READ MORE
  • ASFP welcomes the launch of RIBA Plan of Work for Fire Safety
    The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) is pleased to announce that the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched a consultation on a new RIBA Plan of Work for Fire Safety. The document represents the culmination of work initiated by the ASFP in 2016 READ MORE
  • FSDW ASFP accredits Thin Film Intumescent Coatings Training Course
    The ASFP has entered into an agreement with MPI Group to accredit the Corrodere Thin Film Intumescent Coatings Training Course, a new module under the Train the Painter coating applicator training programme READ MORE
  • ASFP to announce 2018 Passive Fire Protection Award winners
    The ASFP will ne announcing the winners of its 2018 Passive Fire Protection Industry Awards at the ASFP Awards Lunch at the Plaisterers' Hall in London on 7 December. The Awards aim to highlight excellence in passive fire protection and to reward those who contribute to the advancement of awareness, quality and education within the sector. READ MORE
  • ASFP supports Hackitt recommendations
    The ASFP welcomes the recommendations from the Independent Review of Building Regulations and Fire Safety, which it believes offer a brave and mature approach aimed at helping to deliver a safer built environment. However, the ASFP believes that the recommended reforms should be applied to cover the great majority of buildings rather than focusing solely on high risk residential buildings (HRRBs) READ MORE
  • ASFP supports Firex International 2019
    The ASFP will again be hosting the Passive Fire Protection pavilion at Firex International 18-20 June 2019 at London Excel. To find out more and see how you can get involved READ MORE
  • ASFP launches passive fire protection training
    The ASFP has launched a passive fire protection training programme.The Foundation Course in Passive Fire Protection aims to equip candidates with the knowledge required to demonstrate competency, while also offering a route for progression and academic recognition through qualifications provided by the Institution of Fire Engineers.  READ MORE
  • ASFP/FIS Fire Labelling Scheme
    The Association for Specialist Fire Protection (ASFP) and FIS, which represents the Finishes and Interior Sector, operate a Fire Performance Partition Labelling Scheme READ MORE
  • Frequently asked questions
    Do you have a question about passive fire protection or relevant legislation? Visit the ASFP FAQs section to see if you can find the answer SEARCH NOW