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Fire Safety Certification

  • Course Code


  • Field of Study

    Architecture,Civil & Structural Engineering

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  • Type of Qualification:


  • Type of Study:

    Part time

  • Application Closing Date:


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.

An Information/Registration session will take place on Wednesday 6th September from 6.00pm to 8.00pm at the CIT Bishopstown Campus. Institute staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance.


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

The Module Descriptor INTR8029 is the module on which the short course is based.

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

Duration & Delivery

Delivery – 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.


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

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.


Attendance mode: Commencing 3rd November 2017



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Andrew Macilwriath
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