The ASSOCIATION for Specialized Fire Protection (ASFP) has redesigned and relaunched its website, which now features a contemporary look, improved functionality and also navigation aimed at improving the experience of visitors when seeking advice and information focused on the passive fire protection they need.
The revamped site uses clear navigation to ensure that the visitor can quickly access the information they are looking for, whether it is the wide range of ASFP guidance documents and webinars in the “ Knowledge” or access to events and training.
The “News” section gives visitors direct access to news about ASFP activities. There are also videos and interviews on ASFPTV and information on ASFP’s recently launched IGNITE magazine. The member search function allows visitors to access details of all ASFP members or perform a keyword search to locate the most appropriate product or specialist contractor for their project.
All-new features include an “Ask the Expert” feature (located in the “Knowledge” section) where members and visitors can send their questions directly to the most relevant member of the team, ensuring a faster response . Along the same lines, booking a training course or attending ASFP events is now a simpler process, with online forms available to register interest and credit card booking for the training.
The latter includes the ASFP’s ‘Introduction to Passive Fire Protection’ and the online learning system available to study towards the IFE Tier 2 and Tier 3 qualifications/certificates in ‘Passive Fire Protection’. ‘fire “.
Customer relationship management
The site is linked to the new ASFP customer relationship management system, enabling the Professional Association to provide a much wider range of services to its members, including the new Member Hub, which offers members the access to benefits and discounts.
Members can also develop their own profiles and join the ASFP online community where they can post questions and comments and network with other ASFP members. They can post their job vacancies in the new Careers section of the website and also sign up to receive ASFP newsletters, which provide industry information as well as news and updates from the ASFP.
Announcing the new online launch, ASFP CEO Steve Davies said: “ASFP’s new website offers a new design and improved navigation tools to help individuals very quickly locate exactly what they need. they need. It provides easy access to a wide range of passive fire protection advice for visitors and members.
Davies added: “The new member hub and online community will transform the way we can support members and significantly expand our services and member networking opportunities. The site contains a wealth of technical information, ASFP news and events and easy access to training.
*To access the redesigned ASFP website, visit www.asfp.org.uk
**ASFP was established in 1975 in recognition of the need to bring together manufacturers, contractors and passive fire protection testing/certification bodies to encourage, develop and give advice on essential standards for passive fire protection.
The ASFP serves – and represents – the needs of its members and the broader passive fire protection industry by raising standards and skills through training, testing, certification and the quality of installation and maintenance.
Ultimately, the trade association aims to advance knowledge and advice on all aspects of “integrated” fire protection, to provide unbiased technical support and advice, to lead regulatory and behavioral change as a independent authority and to improve skills and quality through training.