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Important updates

The FDIS takes the welfare of our customers very seriously and has been following the Government guidance on the Coronavirus and have some important updates for you.

Whilst some Pearson VUE test centres are now open, it is likely that this may be at a reduced capacity, to adhere to the social distancing guidelines set out by Government. This means that some exams will need to be rescheduled. In these cases, Pearson VUE will reschedule these exams, to the Pearson VUE virtual test centre, to reschedule at a later date. You will receive an automatic email from Pearson VUE, advising you that your exam has been rescheduled. Some Pearson VUE test centres remain closed. The FDIS strongly recommend that you contact the Pearson VUE test centre, where your FDIS Diploma exam is scheduled to take place one working day prior to the date of your exam, to check your exam is still going ahead.

All of our online training courses are available as normal, so it is a good opportunity for CPD to be updated.

Should you have any queries, please contact us, using our ‘contact us’ page and we will be happy to help.

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The Fire Door Inspection Scheme (FDIS) was launched as a joint venture by the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) and the Guild of Architectural Ironmongers (GAI) in 2012. We aim to transform people’s knowledge about how and why fire doors work and the potential dangers of getting it wrong.

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If you’ve completed the Diploma in Fire Doors and passed the final examination, you’re ready to apply to become an FDIS Certificated Fire Door Inspector.

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