Means of Escape

DE6426

In this online Fire Engineering course you will develop an understanding of the principles that govern safe egress from buildings in the event of a fire and how they influence the design requirements.

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    Level
    6
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    Credits
    15
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    Cost
    $416 NZ Domestic
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    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Trimester 2 2023 Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

Learners who successfully complete this online course will be able to:

  • Differentiate the key principles that govern occupant egress and the factors that can adversely affect it
  • Develop a compliant means of egress design for a simple layout of a building
  • Debate solutions to improve egress for existing non-compliant situations (ANARP)
  • Summarise the requirements for emergency lighting and egress signage, knowledge of the different type of systems available on the market
  • Prepare means of egress drawings that clearly identify the designated escape routes and supporting features
  • Summarise the different evacuation concepts, and the supporting features that are required for each strategy

Assessment

70% Assignments (2) and 20% Test

Textbooks

No textbooks are required for this course

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Certificate of Achievement
Diploma

Course availability over the next 12 months

2023
Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul

Trimester 2 enrolment dates

Enrol by -
Course starts -
Course ends -
20 Jun 2023
3 Jul 2023
22 Oct 2023
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $416 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Trimester 2 2023 Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying