Singapore University of Social Sciences

Fire Safety Management

Fire Safety Management (FEM111)

Applications Open: 01 October 2021

Applications Close: 30 November 2021

Next Available Intake: January 2022

Course Types: Modular Undergraduate Course

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Built Environment, Management

Schemes: Alumni Continuing Education + (ACE+), Lifelong Learning Credit (L2C), Resilience

Funding: SkillsFuture

School/Department: School of Science & Technology


FEM111 Fire Safety Manager is a professional certificate course issued by BCA Academy and accredited by Singapore Civil Defense Force. It is a 24 hours vendor course with theoretical and practical training. The course covers principles of fire and fire safety design and management, and topics such as fire safety act and regulations and formulation of emergency response and evacuation plan. The course prepares students for the duties of a Fire Safety Manager.

Level: 1
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every semester


  • Fire Safety Act and Regulations
  • Basic fire science
  • Fire extinguisher theory and maintenance
  • Fire-fighting systems
  • Fire detection alarm systems and smoke control systems
  • Automatic fire extinguishing systems
  • In-place protection and arson prevention plan
  • Fire safety committee emergency response plan; evacuation planning
  • Fundamentals of fire safety design
  • Storage of fire hazardous materials
  • Building inspection and testing
  • Maintenance of fire-fighting and protection systems
  • Structural fire precautions and means of escape

Learning Outcome

  • Explain the principles of fire and fire safety design and management
  • Discuss the importance of the Fire Safety Act and Regulations
  • Describe the various systems in place in a building to ensure fire safety
  • Identify fire hazards
  • Develop an emergency response and evacuation plan
  • Demonstrate competency to be a Fire Safety Manager
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