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Devan Nair Institute for Employment & Employability

80 Jurong East Street 21
#04-08, Singapore 609607
Tel: (65) 6563 4166
Fax: (65) 6563 4156
Email: enquiry@recc.com.sg

Executive Training Courses

25th Run 1-DAY TRAINING COURSE

FIRE SAFETY IN BUILDINGS
A Life Cycle Approach

» Fire Safety Manager CPD Scheme: 5 Points
» Qualified for 7 PDUs by PE Board

COURSE BACKGROUND

Fire safety concerns the protection of occupants, building structure and contents from the risks associated with fires. Protective measures at design building stage include layout planning and suitable construction form and materials aimed at preventing the spread of fire and maintaining building stability for a sufficient time to enable occupants to escape and the fire brigade to deal with the outbreak. Protective measures in building occupation stage involves procedures to ensure that fire safety systems and fire safety measures are properly maintained and in good working condition. As fires are invariably caused by negligence, these measures include promotion of fire safety awareness among building occupants, fire safety checking and procedures for safe evacuation in event of a fire emergency.

COURSE OBJECTIVES

The course will provide an appreciation and understanding of:

  • Character of Fire and its Growth in Buildings
  • Effect of Fire on Materials and Structures
  • Classes of Fire and Methods of Extinction
  • Legislative Requirements Relating to Fire Safety
  • Fire Safety Checking ‘Walk Through’ and Follow-Up
  • Fire Emergency Plan and Evacuation Procedures

COURSE PROGRAMME (9.00 am – 6.00 pm)

  • Growth of Fire in Buildings
    • Hazards Associated With Fire
    • Fire Load Grading for Building
    • Fire Resisting Grading for Building
  • Materials in Relation to Fire
    • Combustible Materials
    • Non-Combustible Materials
    • Fire Rated Materials
  • Fire Safety Legislative Overview
    • Fire Safety Act
    • Fire Code
    • Exemptions
  • Fire Safety Design & Planning Principles
    • Compartmentation and Protected Shafts
    • Means of Escape
    • Materials for Construction
    • Fire Fighting Systems
  • Fire Safety Enforcement
    • Fire Certificate & Temporary Permits
    • Fire Safety Manager
    • Building Inspection and ‘Walk Through’
  • Fire Emergency Plan
    • Duties of Owners and Occupiers
    • Fire Evacuation Drills
    • Extinction of Fire

COURSE LEADERS (course will be led by either of the following)

Er. Hui Beng Hong PBM MSc Fire Safety Engg, BEng (Mech), CEng, FIES, RI (Mech)

Er. Hui is the Principal of Apelles Consulting Engineers and has been an M&E consultant for more than 25 years. He has acquired a wealth of experience in all aspects of Building Services across many building types. Amongst the services he offers include project management, supervision, inspection, testing and commissioning of the complete range of M & E Engineering Systems and Services.

Er. Chan Peng Kong

Mr Chan Peng Kong graduated in 1981 from the National University of Singapore with a Degree in Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering, First Class Honours and was presented with the PEB Gold Medal by the Professional Engineers Board of Singapore. In addition, he was also awarded the Faculty of Engineering Annual Book Prize and Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple Scholarship. He was conferred a Degree in Master of Science (Mechanical Engineering) in June 1985. Mr Chan has extensive experience in co-ordination and management of projects with broad-based responsibility on M&E building services design development, codes review and authorities submissions. He presently has his own professional practice which provides Consulting Engineering Services to the building industry and is also a Registered Inspector (M&E) with the Singapore Civil Defence Force for fire safety works.

COURSE DATE AND VENUE

Thursday 4 Oct 2018 / Wednesday 21 Nov 2018 

Devan Nair Institute for Employment & Employability
80 Jurong East St 21, Singapore 609607

COURSE FEES

$615 nett per person. Course fees includes full colour course documentation and refreshments at tea breaks. For company-sponsored candidates, course fees are $502.50 nett (valid from 16 Apr 18 onwards) after E2i Professional Development funding which will be granted on successful completion of an RECC Course Registration Form (please note that funding places are limited).   

For individuals, Skills Future Credit may be used to offset the course fees. NTUC members may also claim up to $250 under the Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP). 

COURSE ACCREDITATION AND CERTIFICATE OF ATTENDANCE

The course has been approved for 7 PDU units under the PE Board Continuing Professional Development programme. Attendance certificates will be issued; they may also be suitable for meeting the CPD requirements of other relevant professional bodies not operating a CPD course accreditation system.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

The course will benefit those who have a vested interest in buildings including:

  • Developers
  • Building Owners
  • Government Officials
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Project Managers
  • Quantity Surveyors
  • Contractors/Sub-Contractors/Suppliers
  • Property Managers
  • Facilities Managers
  • Maintenance Managers
  • Management Corporations
  • Town Councils
  • and Others

CANCELLATIONS

Cancellations made one week before the scheduled commencement date of the course will be subjected to an administrative fee of $100.00. The full fee of $615.00 will be payable thereafter for any cancellation; substitutions can be made at any time.

COURSE ENQUIRIES AND REGISTRATIONS

Mr Ken Chew
Tel: 6563 4166
Fax: 6563 4156 
E-mail: exectrg@recc.com.sg

PLEASE NOTE

It may be necessary for reasons beyond RECC’s control, to change the content and timing of the programme and the identity of the course leader/s.

 

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