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Fire Safety Certification - Cork

Lifelong Learning
CR_CCSXX_8C

This newly developed module addresses fire safety certification legislation and guidance documents for all of the main building types, it should be invaluable to both new users of the relevant fire safety codes, and those that may enjoy a refresher course. All building designers and many contractors will find this short course useful, particularly those involved in fire safety design, and certification of building projects.

Award Name Single Module Certificate
NFQ Classification
Awarding Body Munster Technological University
NFQ Level
Award Name NFQ Classification Awarding Body NFQ Level
Single Module Certificate Munster Technological University
Course Provider:
Location:
Cork City
Attendance Options:
Daytime, Evening, Online or Distance, Part time, Weekend
Apply to:
Course provider
Number of credits:
5

Duration

Duration & Delivery
Delivery Mode A – On-Campus Attendance:
Typically, the hours will be 6pm – 9pm Friday evenings and 9am – 4pm Saturdays for a total of four weekends, exact dates are published on the programme webpage. Information updates may be obtained by contacting the Department of Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering; the Course Coordinator is Mr Andrew Macilwraith, contact details as above.

Delivery Mode B – Online Delivery:
Subject to demand, the Department will also offer a web based distance learning delivery of this programme available for part-time students; the course can be completed in one semester (13 weeks). Attendance at MTU will be required for the final assessment.

Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements
Applicants should hold a minimum of a NFQ Level 7 qualification in Civil/Structural Engineering or Architecture or Architectural Technology or in a cognate discipline.

Course Web Page

Further information

Online application is currently closed.

Offers of places on the course will be issued at least one week in advance of the course start date; the full course fee of €650 will be payable online upon acceptance of an offer.

You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay the course fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.

MTU Bishopstown Campus, Cork.

€650.

An online course is offered for semester 2 of the 2022/2023 academic year commencing on Monday evening 16th January 2023 and running for 12/13 weeks. There will be a 3-hour lecture (including some tutorials) each evening.
Offers of places on the course will be issued at least one week in advance of the course start date; the full course fee of €650 will be payable online upon acceptance of an offer.

You will not be charged for applying for the programme by clicking the 'apply now' button, you are only asked to pay the course fee if a place is offered to you and you wish to accept it.

• Key Fire Engineering Concepts:
Introduction, history of fire engineering design, key fire safety concepts, fire related legislation, fire related statistics.

• Fire Safety in Buildings:
Means of Escape (ASET-RSET), combustibility of linings, compartmentalization, and building separation design.

• Fire Safety Legislation:
Irish and International Fire Safety Legislation.

• Prescriptive Fire Safety Design:
Prescriptive Fire Safety Codes and Standards, both Irish and International, for each occupancy type and classification, including more complex buildings.

• Accessibility and Escape from Fire:
Accessibility relating to means of escape, relevant legislation, safety aspects and accessible design.

Award
Single Module Certification (5 ECTS credits at Level 8 on the National Framework of Qualifications)

Andrew Macilwriath
T: 021 433 5950
E: andrew.macwriath@mtu.ie

Course Provider:
Location:
Cork City
Attendance Options:
Daytime, Evening, Online or Distance, Part time, Weekend
Apply to:
Course provider
Number of credits:
5