NEW Short course offering – Fire Safety Certification (Fire Safety Certification and Design for more complex buildings)< back to trainings

Location: Cork Institute of Technology

The Department of Civil, Structural & Environmental Engineering intends, subject to sufficient demand, to run a Fire Safety Certification short 4 weekend course in November 2017. This newly developed course, will cover 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.

The Module Descriptor INTR8029 is the module on which this short course is based and further details of this module may be found here.  

Successful completion of this course will lead to a CIT single subject certification award in Fire Safety Certification. The award represents 5 credits at level 8 of the NQAI framework. Please note that the assessment will comprise of a series of assessments throughout the four weekend delivery. The minimum entry requirement for the course is a level 7 in Civil/Structural Engineering or Architecture/Architecture Technology or other cognate discipline. The course fee includes all course notes and assessment fees. A provisional schedule of delivery activities has been developed, copy attached. We will endeavour to keep to the proposed schedule/timetable, however it is subject to change.


The lecturer giving this short course is a Chartered Structural Engineers and has worked in the area of Fire & Building Control for many years. He is in regular contact with the DHPLG in relation to building regulation, fire regulation, and building control issues, and represents Ireland on the management committee for Fire Safety of Bio-based materials in construction. If you require further details please contact the Course Coordinator Mr. Andrew Macilwraith on 087-2405605 or by email at