Fire Protection Systems - Active

DE6429

This online fire engineering course will provide you with an understanding of fire system design to safeguard persons, property, environment and to facilitate fire-fighting operations in the event of a fire.

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    Level
    6
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    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $416 NZ Domestic
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    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Trimester 3 2023 Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
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    Exam dates
    2022
    Trimester 3, 15 Feb 2023
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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

  • Critique the application of the common fire safety strategies for the building fire protection
  • Examine the application of relevant Standards, Guides and Codes of Practice
  • Appraise the principles of operation of fire detection systems and calculate response time
  • Analyse the principles of automatic sprinkler systems
  • Compare and contrast the principles of smoke control systems and summarise design factors
  • Summarise the documentation required on completion of installation of a fire safety system.

Assessment

Assessment for this course is:

  • 50% internally assessed
  • 50% examination. 

For more information about exams, including a full list of exam times go to our exam page:

Assessment for this course includes an examination

Open Polytechnic will, subject to you meeting the entry requirements for this course/programme, enrol you in this course.

Your enrolment in the course means that you should expect to complete an in-person examination.

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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
Aug
Sep
Oct

Trimester 3 enrolment dates

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Course starts -
Course ends -
17 Oct 2023
30 Oct 2023
18 Feb 2024
Nov
Dec
  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $416 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Trimester 3 2023 Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
  •  
    Exam dates
    2022
    Trimester 3, 15 Feb 2023
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying