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Fire Safety Certification

  • Course Code


  • Field of Study

    Architecture,Civil & Structural Engineering

  • Type of Course:


  • Type of Qualification:


  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:

    Online Course Delivery Closing Date:
    31st January 2018
    CIT Bishopstown Campus Course Delivery Closing Date:
    22nd January 2018

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 summary

This newly developed course, will cover the all of the main building types, and their fire safety certification legislation and guidance documents, and 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.


Civil, Structural & Environmental Engine

All part-time programmes at CIT will run subject to sufficient student numbers. Where a programme cannot proceed, applicants will be contacted and advised on alternative study options.

Students should note that Fees quoted relate to the academic year 2017-2018 only and are subject to change on an annual basis. Except where stated, course fees cover the cost of tuition only. 

Course fees must be paid before attending lectures.


Course Fee: €595 which includes all course notes and exam/assessment fees.

The short course is based on the Module Descriptor INTRO8029. Please click here for detailed module information.

Information updates may be obtained by contacting the Department of Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering; the Course Director is Andrew Macilwraith.






Delivery – On-Campus Attendance:

Typically, the hours will be 6pm – 10pm Friday evenings and 9am – 2pm Saturdays for a total of four weekends, please click on lecture schedule link for exact dates. Information updates may be obtained by contacting the Department of Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering; the Course Coordinator is Mr Andrew Macilwraith.



The online delivery course will be offered over a 13 week period, one evening (provisionally Wednesdays 6pm - 9pm, including tutorials) per week.

Lectures may be viewed live, with interaction opportunities available via questions typed in at the keyboard by registered students, or may be viewed on the lecture recordings which will be made available for the duration of the semester. Attendance at CIT Bishopstown Campus in week 14 or 15 for a terminal examination assessment of 2 hours duration will be required.


Further information in relation to the CIT mode of online delivery may be found at




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


  • Online application is open.
  • 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 €595 will be payable online upon acceptance of an offer.


Class Mode >>


Class attendance mode: Commencing 2nd February 2018
(Closing date for application: 22nd January 2018)




Online Mode >>


Online mode: Commencing 7th February 2018
(Closing date 31st January 2018)



Andrew Macilwriath
021 433 5950