The ability to carry out a fire risk assessments of a complex building requires extensive technical knowledge and experience in applying analytical tools and methods in fire risk assessment practice. This qualification has been developed specifically to deliver these criteria in support of persons who are required to resolve risk assessments of complex commercial and residential buildings, which, due to their inherent intricacy, require the use of more sophisticated risk assessment techniques and methods.
STUDY MODE: Part time
DELIVERY METHOD: Campus
COURSE LENGTH: Part Time, 1 Year
SCHOOL: School of Engineering
PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College
START DATE: Start date dependant on applicant
Successful completion of the NEBOSH Fire safety and Risk Management qualification, or a qualification deemed equivalent, or proven experience in fire risk assessment practice.
Forming a core part of a wider competency framework for fire risk assessment, this course offers a clear development pathway to competence through higher educational programmes. Also mapped to the Skills for Justice Occupational standards for Level 4 Fire Auditor Complex Buildings and Level 4 Fire Auditor Complex Dwellings.
The course focuses on fire risk assessment practice and covers determining the nature and scope of an inspection, setting up the necessary working arrangements. Identifying and evaluating available information about the premises including building construction, fire hazards, fuel sources and associated risks. Determining the level of risk in terms of fire initiation, development and risk to life and reporting of the risk assessment findings.
Module 1: Advanced Fire Risk Assessment Complex Non-residential Buildings
Module 2: Advanced Fire Risk Assessment Complex Residential Buildings
- A course developed in partnership with the fire industry and mapped to occupational standards
- State-of-the-art facilities
- Taught by fire professionals and academic experts Supporting the fire industry and public sector in developing competent staff
- Central location with country-wide transport network links
- Flexible attendance and delivery
Forms part of a wider competency framework which can lead to a BSc (Hons) Fire Safety and Risk Management.
You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE
Part-time: £2500 course fee (UK/EU)