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Graduate Certificate in Fire Safety Engineering

Approved Abbreviation: GradCertFireSafeEng


Western Sydney University Course Code: 3792.1

AQF Level: 8

Course Status: CURRENT
This version of the course is available to new and continuing students.


Students should follow the course structure for the course version relevant to the year they commenced. This version applies to students whose commencement year in this course was 2022 or later.

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

For commencement year 2015, please refer to: 3707.1 Graduate Certificate in Fire Safety Engineering

Study Mode
One year part-time.

Course Advice

NameEmail
Course Adviceedbe@westernsydney.edu.au
Prospective students should use the links at the top of the page for general enquiries about this course.

Location

CampusAttendanceModeCourse Advice
Parramatta City Campus-Macquarie StreetPart TimeExternal See above

Admission

Applicants must have successfully completed an undergraduate degree or higher, in engineering, building, construction management, building surveying, bushfire protection, architecture or science

Or

A Diploma or higher in engineering, building, construction management, building surveying, building design, fire systems design, property management or science with two years full-time equivalent professional and/or voluntary work experience in the relevant fields in the construction industry, fire systems design (fire protection) industry, local government or state fire services

Or

A Certificate 3 or greater in public safety (fire management or operations), plumbing, electrical or other trade qualification AND at least 5 years work experience in the fire protection industry or within a State fire service

Applicants seeking admission on the basis of work experience must support their application with a Statement of Service for all work experience listed on the application.

Statement of Service

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). Use the links below to apply via UAC or Western Sydney University. Applications made directly to Western Sydney do not have an application fee.

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

http://www.uac.edu.au/

https://westernsydney.uac.edu.au/ws/

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 40 credit points as per the recommended sequence below.

Recommended Sequence

Autumn Intake

Year 1

Autumn session

300947Building Regulations
300709Fire Engineering 1 (Fire Dynamics)

Spring session

300717Egress and Risk Assessment
300711Building Fire Services

Spring Intake

Year 1

Spring session

300717Egress and Risk Assessment
300711Building Fire Services

Autumn session

300947Building Regulations
300709Fire Engineering 1 (Fire Dynamics)


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