january, 2022

12jan9:00 am5:00 pmMFIT-02 Gent Vigilon Maintenance & Fault Finding Training (Installer)For System Installers. 1 Day Training Course. Classroom Tuition.

Event Details

New dates available please contact us if you require a specific date.

During COVID restrictions, a maximum of 2 people can attend each classroom based training course, however this will be increased to 4 once government restrictions allow us to do so. When booking please let us know how many delegates wish to attend.


  • Learn how to maintain and fault find on Gent Vigilon & Vigilon Compact fire detection systems.
  • Suitable for anyone who holds a service contract on a Gent Vigilon Fire Detection and Alarm system.


A foundation level training course designed to equip attendees with an understanding of the concepts of the Gent Vigilon Plus Analogue Addressable Fire Alarm and Detection System and the information that an electrical contractor would need in order to install such a system correctly. It covers the basic theoretical ideas behind the system and provides details of the systems wiring architecture, cable specifications, loop allocation details and allocation related fault diagnosis and rectification best practice. Also included is an overview of basic menu options necessary to interrogate system events. The course includes a mixture of theoretical and practical exercises designed to impart a best practice approach to Vigilon Plus Installation and Fault Finding.

Who is this course for?

This training course is ideally suited for Electrical Contractors involved in installing a Gent Vigilon Plus or Vigilon Compact Plus Fire Detection and Alarm System. This course requires a pre-requisite that attendees should be a qualified electrician or at the minimum, conversant with current regulations regarding electrical installation work.

Upon successful completion of this training activity, delegates will be able to demonstrate an understanding of:

  • The principles of the Gent Vigilon Analogue Addressable F.D. & A System.
  • Recognise the various System Components e.g Loop Devices and their Function.
  • The Wiring Architecture of the Gent Vigilon Analogue Addressable F.D. & A System and associated Rectification.
  • The Gent Vigilon Control Panel Menu Structure.
  • Interpretation of System Events (Fire / Fault / Disablement)
  • Common Faults associated with allocation a Vigilon Plus Loop.
  • Safe Isolation Procedures of the Gent Vigilon Control Panel
  • System Installer Responsibilities in accordance with BS5839:1


There will be a Practical exercise at the end of the training course that will require delegates to rectify a number of different Faults and Document their process of Fault Diagnosis.


Midland Fire Security Services will issue a Certificate of Attendance upon successful completion of the end of course exercise.



Dave GreenTechnical Training Specialist01283 741000 | dave.green@midlandfire.com