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Fire Safety Practice (P.Grad.Dip.)

1 Year Part Time ; 30 places

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Course Director

Dr Maria Nogal

Telephone Number

+353-1-896 1204

walshd@tcd.ie

nogalm@tcd.ie


makeatin@tcd.ie

Website

Course Fees

Click here for a full list of postgraduate fees

Course Description

This one-year postgraduate course is designed to enable engineers, architects, fire prevention officers and other suitably qualified professionals working in the construction industry acquire a sound knowledge and understanding of fire in buildings, the safety requirements in the design of buildings and the various options available for minimising the risk of fire in buildings. The course also includes the design of fire safety systems and guidance in the preparation of an application for a fire safety certificate. This course has been approved by Engineers Ireland as meeting its requirements for continuing professional development.

Course Organisation:

Lectures are normally held on Friday evening 7 - 10 p.m. and Saturday morning 9.30 a.m. - 12.30 p.m. each week throughout the two semesters (September to April). Coursework, which is an integral part of the course, consists of two assignments that are carried out in the students’ own time.

Course Content:

    Fundamentals of Fire Science and Fire Engineering
    Fire Safety Engineering
    Fire Protection Systems
    Legal Principles; Fire, Safety and Health Legislation, Insurances
    The Building Control Act, 1990 and Building Regulations (TGD B)
    The Fire Services Acts, 1981 and 2003
    Coursework Assignments

Assessment:

The Diploma awarding ceremony takes place in January.

Recommended texts:

Extensive notes are provided by individual lecturers, who may also recommend texts.

Course Details

Duration

1 Year Part Time

Number of Places

30

Next Intake

September 2020

Closing Date

31 July 2020

The admission requirement is an honours degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture. Other suitably qualified construction professionals may also be admitted. A candidate may be interviewed to establish his or her suitability for the course.

Course Fees

Click here for a full list of postgraduate fees

Apply

To apply, click on the relevant Apply Link below

Get In Touch

Course Director

Dr Maria Nogal

Telephone Number

+353-1-896 1204

walshd@tcd.ie

nogalm@tcd.ie


makeatin@tcd.ie

Website