Fire Protection Systems - Passive

DE6430

This online fire engineering course provides you with the opportunity to develop and demonstrate your understanding of building features and passive fire prevention methods 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
    $405 NZ Domestic
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    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    2022
    Trimester 3 2022 Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
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    Exam dates
    2022
    Trimester 3, 16 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

  • Review building design principles and their applicability to fire compartmentation
  • Compare and contrast the effects of fire and heat on structural materials and common construction systems
  • Differentiate various fire testing of building procedures of building components and systems
  • Compare and contrast fire stopping systems
  • Examine and explain the application of structural fire protection systems
  • Summarise the design documentation, installation, commissioning, testing and maintenance of fire safety systems.

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

Aug
Sep
Oct

Trimester 3 enrolment dates

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  •  
    Level
    6
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $405 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    2022
    Trimester 3 2022 Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
  •  
    Exam dates
    2022
    Trimester 3, 16 Feb 2023
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying