Scheme Resources

Documents and information for members of the BWF-CERTIFIRE Fire Door and Doorset Scheme can be downloaded here.

Key Scheme Documentation

CE Marking – Guidance Notes on the CE Marking of Fire Doorsets. UPDATED APRIL 2015 – Prepared by BWF and based on discussions held during meetings of the UK Fire Door and Doorset Industry Group, a group made up of industry  representatives including manufacturers, trade associations, certification bodies, testing laboratories and consultants.

BWF-CERTIFIRE Scheme Training Pack containing all the information needed by members to access the three new Fire Door online training modules that are hosted on the BWF Online Campus.

Scheme Manual : A detailed guide to membership of the BWF-CERTIFIRE scheme, essential reading for all members covering the scope, requirements and rules of the scheme.

NOTE : This document should be read in conjunction with Technical Schedule 10 produced by our certification provider Warrington Certification Limited and TS00 : the general requirements for  certification via the CERTIFIRE route.

TS10 – Member’s Guide : A guide to recent changes to TS10 and Scheme Rules. Important information for all members and their staff.

Scheme Constitution : Rules defining the administrative and management structure of the BWF-CERTIFIRE Fire Door & Doorset Scheme

Guidance for Licensed Processors : Additional Guidance on the do’s and don’ts for BWF-CERTIFIRE licenced processors.

Guide to maintaining certification on fire doors : It is not a mandatory requirement to be certificated if making certain changes to fire doors manufactured under the BWF-Certifire Fire Door Scheme. Some changes are allowed within the certification scope of the fire door leaf.  This document looks at how certification can be maintained.

Marketing Rebate Scheme : The BWF-CERTIFIRE Fire Door Scheme Marketing Rebate is an effective mechanism to improve marketing of the scheme through the membership, particularly targeting key sections of the market, predominantly the contractor. The rebate scheme is available to all Prime Door Manufacturers with a minimum purchase of 30,000 labels and is administered through the BWF-CERTIFIRE Management Committee.


News and Information about the Scheme

Fire Door News – December 2014

Fire Door News – August 2014

Label Order Forms

Prime Door Manufacturer Label Order Form (opens in Microsoft Word)

Door Processor Order Form (opens in Microsoft Word)

Other useful resources

BWF Certifire Online Training Pack : The scheme has launched 3 training online training modules, developed to improve understanding of fire doors, doorsets and associated components for those involved in the fire door chain.

Handling and Storage of Timber DoorsVital information on the correct handling and storage of timber doors including fire doors.

GGF Fire Glazing Best Practice Guide : A really useful guide for training your team in the art of glazing a fire door.

Toolkit for Fire Door Safety Week 2014 : A key part of the scheme’s communication plan is Fire Door Safety Week.  Fire Door Safety Week is all about raising awareness of this critical element of fire safety in every commercial, public and multiple occupancy building. Are you a building owner, contractor, installer, manufacturer, builders merchant, surveyor or building inspector? Please take part.

Promoting your membership

Scheme Logo (Small)

Scheme logo (Large)

If you need these logos in any other format, please email the BWF team and we will be only to happy to assist.  We encourage members of the scheme to use the logo on all literature, stationary and electronic communications to highlight the certification that your business has achieved – if you want any help with wording, please do not hesitate to give the BWF a call.  We will deal with any mis-use of the logo strictly and swiftly.  Please do let us know if you become aware of any fraudulant claims associated with BWF CERTIFIRE click here

Example of company-branded Fact Card

All of the fact-sheets on this website are copyright the BWF, but are available to members to support the promotional work that you do.  You can simply upload them onto your website, or if you prefer you can get branded versions prepared as per the above example. We can also provide print ready versions if you prefer.  To request your version click here

We can also provide co-branded gap testers, seperate charges apply, full details available from the BWF Team

Our Introduction to Fire Doors CPD (Continuing Professional Development) training presentations provide critical knowledge and guidance for specifiers about Fire Doors and have been accredited by the Construction CPD Accreditation Service to put towards your requirement for your professional institute.  Members are encouraged to get a copy of the original powerpoint and if suitable instruction provided, can deliver the presentations direct to architects and construction professionals and retain the CPD accreditation. If you want us to send you a copy of the presentation to use click here.

The presentations can also be used for internal training (and if people feel they need more, members get a heavily discounted rate on the Fire Door Diploma (DipFD) via

You can also embed these presentations on your website  either by requesting a copy of the original file (click here) or using the source code:

Part 1 Embed code:  <iframe width=”420″ height=”315″ src=”//″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

Part 2 Embed code: <iframe width=”420″ height=”315″ src=”//” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

Part 3 Embed code: <iframe width=”420″ height=”315″ src=”//” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

Installing a Fire Door

A certificated half hour fire door which is incorrectly installed may only provide 5-10 minutes of fire resistance.  Our video guidance on fire door installation is available here and can again be embedded on your video (either by contacting us for a copy of the original or using the embed code <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>.

If you are a certificated installer, you should also ensure that your details are up on

BWF Fire Door Alliance Gap Testers

The BWF Fire Door Alliance produces gap testers to support fire door checks.  These are made available on request (but the BWF reserves the right to request a contribution towards cost and delivery in the event of bulk orders).

If you are interested in getting your hands on one of our exclusive gap testers, please click here

The BWF Team are on hand to help you with any of the above and if you have ideas of resources that would help you manage and promote your membership, we would be only to happy to work with you on them.  Email or call 0844 209 2610