Dampers for Fire and Smoke Containment and Control eLearning


This course provides an introduction to UL’s Damper Certification program. Gain a general understanding of product standards, different types of dampers, applications and test requirements for each.


Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the purpose of fire and smoke dampers
  • Identify various types of dampers and their applications
  • List the major tests for each damper type
  • Explain concerns regarding installation
  • List several reference documents to help choose, identify, and confirm dampers listed for the application intended

Learning objectives will be measured by activities such as knowledge check questions and a final exam.

Target Audience

  • Product Development Engineers
  • Design Engineers
  • Compliance Staff
  • Field Staff
  • Authorities Having Jurisdiction (Fire Marshals, Building Code Officials)
  • Fire Protection Engineers and Consultants
  • HVAC professionals

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

UL Knowledge Solutions is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this eLearning; contact your local jurisdiction for CEU recognition.

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Time Requirement


Web-Based 75 minutes

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