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Key Info

  • Course CodeCR_CCSXX_8 - Y0K
  • Field of StudyArchitecture,Civil & Structural Engineering
  • Type of CourseCertificate
  • Type of QualificationCertificate
  • Type of Study Part time Online
  • Application Closing Date11th September 2020
  • Level8
  • LocationCIT Bishopstown Campus

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


This newly developed course, will cover many areas of fire safe building design including; commercial and residential sprinkler design, smoke control in atria, fire detection systems, emergency lighting systems, portal frame boundary collapse design, together with domestic and non-domestic gas installations.This module 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.


The short course is based on the Module Descriptor CIVL8040. 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.



The online delivery course is 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 http://tel.cit.ie/studyingonline


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

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.


To Apply


  • Application is open for online delivery mode commencing in September 2020.
  • 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. 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.


Online Mode of Delivery - Semester 1

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