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What is the water quality in the vernal pool? Does water quality affect the organisms in the vernal pool? In order to answer these questions, I prepared a procedure to collect data from one of the vernal pools. The data was to be collected in three categories. The first category was a description of the physical parameters in and around the pool. These included air and water temperatures, humidity, pool size, water depth, and water opacity.

The second category was a description of the water quality of the pool. Distilled water was used as a control for my water quality analysis. I also analyzed Houston tap water for reference. The two water sample locations were at the edge of the pool and at the deepest point of the pool.

The third data category was to observe and record the living organisms in and around the pool area. This category included a description of the microorganisms in the water. The organisms in the pool were sampled using an aquarium fish net, while the microorganisms were observed from my water samples, using a microscope. This data was collected every afternoon for the duration of the vernal pool. These observations helped answer my questions about life in a vernal pool.

On October 9, the opportunity to answer all my questions came. It rained heavily in the vicinity of Kinkaid's backyard. The next day, October 10, I went to the school backyard to find out whether a vernal pool had formed. The vernal pool area was flooded with water. The duration of this flooded vernal pool was 10 days.

It formed on October 10 and was completely dry by October During this time, the air temperature ranged from 65 degrees F. There was no additional rain during this period of time. The pool was 19 inches deep on the first day, and the depth increased by one inch on the second day as water was still draining into the pool from the surrounding area. However, the depth of the pool started to decline almost linearly after that, until it dried up.

The atmospheric conditions do not seem to have affected the rate of water loss due to evaporation and seepage. The vernal pool swelled to a maximum size of approximately 65 feet long by 25 feet wide, or 1, square feet total, and then shrank slowly until it was dried up on the 10th day Graph 1. I analyzed water samples taken from two locations in the pool, Location A and Location B see Map , for water quality. I found that the water quality did not fluctuate very much for the duration of the pool until the day before the pool dried up Graph 2. The water had a pH of 6, total alkalinity was 0 ppm parts per million , total hardness was 50 ppm, the iron content was 0 ppm, copper was 0.

On the day before the water dried up, the water qualities changed slightly. The total hardness increased to ppm, the total chlorine content increased to 0. The changes in water quality on the last day may be due to the increased concentration of dissolved minerals in the water due to evaporation. I also tested distilled water and found that there were no dissolved minerals in it at all. Houston tap water had a total hardness of ppm, and a free chlorine and total chlorine content of 1.

Compared to the standards of the U. Environmental Protection Agency, the water quality of the vernal pool is within the EPA recommendations, and I deduced that it was suitable for organisms to live in. However, I did not observe any microorganisms under the microscope in the water samples taken from the pool. I only observed rotting tissues from vegetation. My observations showed that the rotting process was taking place in the water, and explained why I had seen gas bubbling from the pool.

Every afternoon I went to the pool to look for organisms. I waded in the pool and tried to collect specimens using a fish net. During the first few days, I looked for frogs, salamanders, toads, and their eggs, as these are some of the animals that spend one or more stages of their life cycles in vernal pools. None were found. However, I observed a lot of mosquitoes flying above the surface of the pool on the first day, and a few larvae were found on the second day. As the days progressed, fewer mosquitoes were found, but more and more mosquito larvae were seen.

Later, the larvae metamorphosed to pupae. On the eighth and ninth day, mosquitoes were again seen flying above the surface of the pool. Lewis continues one of the most important research projects in The use of sporadic and relentless nongovernmental political and ideological violence—principally, but not exclusively, as part of a parochial or transnational revolutionary strategy—is characteristic of our "Age of Terrorism. The use of sporadic and relentless nongovernmental political and ideological violence—principally, A seminal work on ethical therapy and the vital connection between responsibility, personal values, and peace of mind.

A seminal work on ethical therapy and the vital connection between responsibility, personal values, This book brings together in compact form a broad scientific and sociopolitical view of US wetlands. This primer lays out the science and policy considerations to help in navigating this branch of science that is so central to conservation policy, ecosystem science and wetland regulation. It gives explanations of the attributes, functions and This book brings together in compact form a broad scientific and sociopolitical view of US wetlands The economic underpinnings of ancient Greek elite culture are explored in detail in this study of systems of slavery across the Greek world, which sets such practices in their broader Eastern Mediterranean context to highlight points of resemblance and contrast and shed light on the complex circumstances from which Greek slavery emerged.

The economic underpinnings of ancient Greek elite culture are explored in detail in this study of Toggle navigation. New to eBooks. Interesting Features Field Trip The international Business Field Trip is an opportunity for immersion in non-Irish culture which serves to enhance and deepen the learning experience for students involved. The five day field trip will entail preparation work, learner activity while on the trip, and subsequent submissions following the trip. The trip. Seminar Series The Seminar Series module allows students the opportunity to draw upon their learning throughout the programme and to synthesise that in the context of some direct exposure to industry leaders.

Applied Business Project The Applied Business Project is a capstone module which brings together the learning from the programme which is applied to a business-set project. Students will undertake a significant piece of work tacking a project for a linked company on a consultancy basis. Admission Requirements This programme is geared at non-business students.

As applicants will emanate from non-business areas the following entry criteria need to be met: 1. School of Humanities staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance. This course aims to meet the needs of people who require an introductory training in Counselling for use in their existing work or life situations. Additionally, the course aims to provide a foundational introduction for those students who wish to pursue further training in Counselling. Applicants must: 1. Be over 25 years of age at the date of registration; 2. Be assessed through interview; 3.

Due to the personal and experiential nature of the course, it is generally not possible to have staff or students with significant existing personal or professional relationships in the same course group. Where possible, every effort is made to overcome this difficulty by placing them in separate groups. Oftentimes this solution is not possible and in these instances, the dual relationship may prevent the applicant from being offered a place on the course at that time. Personal Therapy Students are required to undertake a minimum of 20 sessions of personal therapy during the One Year Certificate Course.

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Special category applicants e. The changes in water quality on the last day may be due to the increased concentration of dissolved minerals in the water due to evaporation. The subject is designed to provide students with an understanding of the principles and procedures for the analysis of the chemical components of food. In essence, information development and technical communications ensures that designs, products, systems and methodologies are documented and conveyed to their target audience to maximise its business value to the organisation. It is suitable for management and team leaders through to shop floor personnel and employees directly involved in the process. The first section of the course will be dedicated to instructing students on manual processing, while the later part will concentrate on computerised accounting using the Sage Accounting Software Package. The use of sporadic and relentless nongovernmental political and ideological violence—principally, but not exclusively, as part of a parochial or transnational revolutionary strategy—is characteristic of our "Age of Terrorism.

The cost of this is separate to the course and is arranged directly between the student and the therapist. To fulfil this requirement, students may be offered the option to avail of low cost Counselling, if desired. Each semester has 5 modules. Dates are arranged when the course begins. Attendance at all sessions is a requirement. A special application form is required for this course. It can be downloaded from the College website www. Please mark envelope One Year Certificate application.

Interviews will be scheduled as early as possible after the closing date. Award The One Year Certificate in Counselling Skills is awarded by Cork Institute of Technology on the basis of satisfactory attendance as well as the submission of written work and the satisfactory completion of practical and experiential assignments. NB: It is not a professional qualification in Counselling and does not qualify the holder to practice as a professional counsellor. This course is being offered to students who have successfully completed the One Year Certificate in Counselling Skills or its equivalent.

It aims to consolidate and expand upon the One Year Certificate foundational training, thus providing students with an introduction to counselling for use in their existing work or voluntary settings. The course also aims to facilitate interested students to reach the level of training and development required to work with clients during the professional practitioner training programme in the BA in Counselling and Psychotherapy Years 3 and 4.

Applicants must 1. Be assessed through interview; 4. See application form for details. Garda Vetting: All applicants who enrol will be required to undergo Garda vetting. Visit www. Oftentimes this solution is not possible and in these instances, a dual relationship may prevent the applicant from being offered a place on the course at that time. Students are required to undertake personal therapy weekly during the Higher Certificate course. The Higher Certificate in Counselling Skills is awarded on the basis of satisfactory attendance as well as the submission of written work and the satisfactory completion of practical and experiential assignments.

It is not a professional qualification in Counselling and does not qualify the holder to practice as a Professional Counsellor. The regular sessions will be held on week evenings — 6. Alternatively some of the sessions may be held on Saturday There will be two weekend workshops in addition to the regular weekly sessions. There will also be five evening skills workshops. Please mark envelope Higher Certificate application. Closing date for completed application forms is Friday, 5th May NB: To achieve a professional qualification, it is necessary to complete Bachelor of Arts Honours in Counselling and Psychotherapy, years 3 and 4.

Aim This course is a professional practitioner training in Counselling and Psychotherapy. Its aim is to develop reflective and skilled practitioners who will have attained the requisite knowledge, personal development and competence to provide Counselling and Psychotherapy in a professional manner. The core theoretical orientation of the course is integrative. The course also draws substantially from the relational end of Psychoanalysis.

Some elements from the Cognitive and Behavioural traditions are also included. Work with Clients Students will be required to carry out hours of Counselling work with clients during the training. They will be required to obtain supervision for this work from a supervisor nominated by CIT. Payment for supervision will be made directly by students and is not included in the course fee. Dual Relationships Due to the personal and experiential nature of the course, it is generally not possible to have staff or students with significant existing personal or professional relationships in the same course group.

The regular sessions will be held on two evenings per week 6. Alternatively, some of the evening sessions could be transferred to Saturday. When a Saturday is involved it would replace two evening sessions. During Year 3, there will be two weekend workshops in addition to the regular weekly sessions. There will be occasional evening skills workshops in Year 3. The course has five key elements which are integrated in the training, using a strong experiential and practical focus. These are: 1. Counselling and Psychotherapy Theory and Application 2. Practitioner Development 3.

Supervised Counselling and Psychotherapy Practice 5. Counselling and Psychotherapy integration. Personal Therapy Students will be required to have undertaken at least sessions of personal therapy before the completion of their training. On successful completion of the full programme, students will be awarded a Bachelor of Arts Honours in Counselling and Psychotherapy. On achieving the honours degree, graduates will be equipped to carry out Counselling and Psychotherapy in a structured setting with the support of supervision. The BA honours degree is a fully validated professional Counselling and Psychotherapy training programme which satisfies the accreditation requirements of the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Application A special application form is required for this course. Please mark envelope BA Degree application. Client work and supervision: Students will be required to carry out hours of Counselling work with clients during each year of the course. They will be required to obtain supervision for this work from their own Supervisor. Additionally, during Year 1 they will participate in monthly group supervision arranged by the course coordinator. Payment for individual and group supervision will be made directly by students and is not included in the course fee. Personal Therapy: Students will be in weekly personal therapy throughout the course.

This involves applicants preparing a portfolio in which they would demonstrate how they have achieved the learning outcome of the modules in the BA Honours in Counselling and Psychotherapy as well as the two years post-qualifying supervised clinical practice. Year 1 60 Credits is a taught year where students will attend at College and supervision, thus completing the taught modules of the course. The regular sessions will be held on a combination of weekday evenings generally 6. The process of establishing training standards to prepare for the statutory registration of Psychotherapists in Ireland is continuing.

During this year they will also carry out their Mental Health Placement. The present overall training programme at CIT combining the Bachelor of Arts Honours in Counselling and Psychotherapy, two years post-qualifying supervised clinical practice, and the MA in Integrative Psychotherapy, represents the best interpretation of the requirements as they currently prevail. Enquiries Myriam Clancy T: E: myriam.

Aim This programme is a postgraduate clinical training in Play Therapy. It aims to equip practitioners with the advanced knowledge and clinical capability that would match international standards of best practice within the Play Therapy profession. Key area is in personal therapy and personal development On successful completion of the programme students may be eligible for membership of the Irish representative organisations for Play Therapists. Years 1 and 2 60 credits will include a clinical training in Play Therapy.

Students will study modules which will be experiential and theoretical. They will undertake placements in both years and will require external supervision from approved supervisors. Content www. Applicants must be 23 years old at the time of entry to the programme and have at least two years post qualifying experience of working with children.

Applicants will be required to attend an interview. On successful completion of the taught elements, students will be awarded a Postgraduate Diploma in Play Therapy, unless they proceed to Year 3. Year 3 30 credits The MA in Play Therapy is awarded to candidates who successfully complete a module in research skills and a dissertation. Weekly lectures will take place on Monday evenings approximately 4. Some weekend lectures are anticipated. Successful applicants will have notice of dates and confirmed location prior to starting. Student class contact time will be 8.

Please note the timetable is subject to minor changes and successful applicants will be provided with all course documentation on acceptance of an offer of a place on the programme. The duration of the programme is one Semester 15 weeks ending in January. Aim This special purpose 30 credits award develops advanced professional competency in working with Children and Families in complex clinical settings.

It will be delivered by Institute staff alongside practitioners from the Bessborough Centre. The programme is designed to enable practitioners to stay in close touch with practice, whilst also developing the leadership and educational competencies of practitioner staff. Garda Vetting: Proof of Garda Clearance within the previous two years is essential. Evidence of supporting documentation will be required on offer of a place on the programme. Supervision: attendance at work based supervision is highly desirable.

Selection will be based on application form, references and interview. Practitioners should be at least oneyear post qualified and actively engaged in work with children and families at the time of application and for the duration of. Funding is subject to change. Aim The aim of this course is to develop advanced Culinary Art skills of a specialised nature. The emphasis is on extending culinary knowledge and ability in a flexible and imaginative manner towards excellence, innovation and artistic merit. Note: Modules are offered subject to demand and mode of delivery is in consultation with the student group.

Modules may be taken as stand-alone modules, subject to availability. Modifications to the configuration of the course may take place in accordance with changing requirements. In addition, approx. Payment of fees is on registration. Admission Requirements Selection for this course is based on an interview to be held in Cork Institute of Technology. Online application for this programme opens annually in February for commencement in September. Aim This course is aimed at mature participants, with a passion for cookery, who wish to pursue a career as a professional chef in the hospitality sector.

The course covers the key skills required in professional cookery and is delivered in 3 stages of learning: 1.

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Learning the Fundamentals 2. Exploring the Techniques 3. Refining Culinary Service The course provides participants with the benefits of personnel attention, instant feedback, hands-on experience and reinforcement, so that each carefully planned class provides participants with the tools for working in the catering sector. Participants will truly immerse themselves in the world of professional cookery. As part of the course, participants work in industry in a professional kitchen and enhance their practical cookery skills.

The course offers high quality, hands-on education where both theory and practical elements are delivered in state-of-the-art. Subject to change. This course focuses on developing professional qualifications for people who are working in the field of professional cookery, but have not previously gained a Professional Cookery qualification. The Traineeship in Professional Cookery is a day release course with attendance at CIT and on-the-job training in a recognised catering business over a 2-year period.

Participant: Online application for this programme opens annually in February for commencement in September. Closing date for applications is the end of May.

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Late applications will be considered up until the end of August, subject to availability of places. Registration of Establishment 2. Note: In September of each year, some full-time attendance is required on the course. This course commences in September and will operate one evening per week per semester, consisting of a 4 hour practical class each evening from 6pm to 10pm. Aim This course provides skills and knowledge in the areas associated with modern pastries and breads. It is suitable as a foundation course or to build on existing skills.

This is a handson course where the student will gain practical experience in class. Apply Apply online or by application form available by email hospitality cit. Closing date for applications is in August. Places are limited on this course and interviews may be held for participation. Note: Modifications to the configuration of the course may take place in accordance with changing requirements.

The course commences in January and will operate one evening per week each Thursday over the semester, consisting of a 4 hour practical class each evening from 6pm to 10pm. Aim This course provides skills and knowledge in the areas of modern pastries. This is a hands-on course where the student will gain practical experience in class.

Online application opens in September and closes in December. Places are limited on this course and interviews may be held for places. Many organisations are in a position where their supervisors have excellent technical skills, but they often lack management skills which are essential to be an effective supervisor. There is increasing evidence that people management is positively related to superior organisational performance. Admission Requirements This course is suitable to learners who have previously undertaken courses in culinary, tourism or hospitality operations.

Applicants with sufficient industry experience may be considered. Places are limited on this course. This course is designed specifically with the needs of the hospitality and tourism sector in mind. It is ideally suited to existing Supervisors who have not previously had the opportunity to formally develop their supervisory and management skills. Equally, the course will meet the needs of persons who have ambitions to become supervisors. Aim This course aims to give participants an introduction to the knowledge, skills and aptitude necessary to become competent bartenders.

Apply online or by application form available by email hospitality cit.

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Aim An introduction to the world of cocktails, establishing a practical base in the methods of cocktail preparation and service. Aim An introduction into the field of food photography and styling to enhance culinary artistic skills. This course is suitable for those with a knowledge of food, and basic camera skills. Students are required to bring their own digital camera to class and will need access to a camera tripod.

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Students will have access to photoshop, and a photographic studio with a studio lighting session during their studies. Students will be expected to develop their projects outside of class-time for analysis and discussion within contact hours. Final assessment is by way of a portfolio of images with accompanying evidence of learning. Delivery of this course is subject to sufficient number of applicants.

Staff will be in attendance to offer career guidance and assistance. Enquiries Katherine Keane T: E: katherine. The structure of the programme facilitates the development of a self-directed specialist design focus with expertise in the discipline developed through studio explorations and research investigations.

A minor focus in interdisciplinary themes can be integrated through the availability of elective modules. The full-time programme is composed of 90 credits completed over 12 consecutive months. The programme includes theoretical and practical content aimed to predict future bestpractice in environmental responsibility.

Graduates of this programme will be well equipped to meet the challenges of contemporary sustainable retrofit and interior architecture practice and provide leadership through innovative expertise in design with advanced conceptual understanding, detailed factual knowledge, specialist skills and an overall holistic approach. The Department is currently completing the process for recognition by the European Council of Interior Architects.

Part-time Delivery Part-time students may take modules on a phased basis and complete the programme over a number of years;. All module delivery is scheduled between 9am — 6pm Monday to Friday. The intention of this programme is to develop advanced technical, analytical, assessment, appraisal and research skills in architectural technical design. The structure of the programme facilitates the development of a self-directed technical specialist focus with expertise in the specific areas of sustainable, performance-based, energyefficient technical design developed through studio exploration and research investigations supported by elective modules.

The programme includes theoretical and practical content aimed to predict future best-practice in environmental responsibility. A minor focus in interdisciplinary themes can be integrated through elective modules. Graduates of this programme will be well equipped to meet the challenges of contemporary sustainable, performance-based, energy-efficient architectural technology practice and provide leadership through innovative expertise in technical design with advanced understanding, detailed factual knowledge and specialist skills.

Part-time Delivery Part-time students may take modules on a phased basis and complete the programme over a number of years; 45 credits per year approximately over 2 years or 30 credits per year approximately over 3 years. Details about eligibility, programme orientation and timetable arrangements will be sent to all applicants via email update. For further information on entry standards to the Civil Engineering profession please refer to the Engineers Ireland website at www.

Delivery Part-time by day attendance — shared delivery with full-time students, timetabled within the usual 9am — 6pm working day. Special category students e. The below websites have information on recommended textbooks, average weekly workload, assessments, and exams. Further Studies BEng Ord. The Engineers Ireland Graduate Diploma is also a possible route of progression to full membership of Engineers Ireland for those holding the appropriate minimum entry requirements. Holders of other relevant qualifications will be considered for admission on an individual basis.

This scheme allows students instead of studying an entire course — to study one or more modules of that course. Modules passed, are certified individually, and can be accumulated, leading to an award of a Degree. The accumulation of sufficient credits for the award of the BEng is expected to involve a minimum of two years part-time study and the course modules are offered on that basis. The programme will build on participants existing experience of the Architecture, Engineering and Construction AEC sector and introduce experience in working within a collaborative environment and enabled by the latest technological advances which support industry.

Applicants should have a minimum of a Level 6 architectural technology or engineering or construction related qualification. This programme provides an opportunity for architectural, engineering and construction degree graduates, or qualifying students, to acquire effective skills and knowledge in the application of Building Information Modelling BIM methodologies and technologies within a multidisciplinary and collaborative approach to building design and construction.

The option of an insight into GIS, which is an effective BIM tool, is also provided by this programme if selected as the preferred elective. The programme is delivered by academic staff involved in BIM research combined with industry professionals charged with the delivery of BIM projects in Ireland and abroad. Overall, this award will enhance employment prospects where there is an ever increasing identified skills need both nationally. It is very intensive and covers every aspect of BIM, from design, software, process and standards. Anyone who is in the process of heading down the road of BIM would definitely benefit from doing this course.

Having outside lecturers who are currently involved in delivering BIM projects was a huge bonus. An excellent course, well organised and extremely well delivered. Enquiries Denise Barnett T: E: denise. Energy engineering focuses on hydrology, water resource management, and water and wastewater treatment design.

Energy Engineering focuses on wind, wave, tidal, biomass and energy sustainability issues. Energy Engineering and its inextricable relationship to the environment is an increasingly important aspect of global sustainability. The learning experience involves a variety of modes, including classroom based lectures, individual and group project work and tutorials. The programme aims to up-skill and re-skill construction industry personnel including those in the target cohort with Level 6 and Level 7 qualifications in the construction disciplines including architectural technology, architecture and construction.

This programme offers two complementary streams; the environmental stream, and the energy stream. The environmental stream covers a wide range of relevant topics including water supply and treatment, wastewater treatment, hydrology and hydraulics, waste management, water quality, and environmental impact assessment. Learner choice is provided in each semester through the range of module elective options available.

The environmental stream concentrates primarily on the water industry; the energy stream includes modules on Wind Energy, Building Energy Rating and Energy and the Environment. Enquiries Niamh Power T: E: niamh. Admission Requirements Applicants should hold a minimum of a Level 7 or Level 8 engineering qualification, preferably in Civil Engineering or a cognate discipline. Equivalent recognition may be given through the Recognition of Prior learning RPL process on an individual case-by- case basis to candidates who have not achieved this academic standard but who can demonstrate significant relevant professional experience in the discipline of Environmental and Energy Engineering, visit www.

The content seeks to reflect current and future practice in a broad range of areas including water, wastewater, wind, biomass, and ocean energy.

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It aims to provide the graduate with high level design skills in the environmental and energy areas. The programme is targeted at engineering graduates wishing to up-skill in the environmental and sustainable energy areas. Further Studies Having successfully completed this programme the graduate may have the opportunity to progress to a Level 8 BEng Hons programme or a Level 9 MEng programme within the Faculty. Such opportunities will be dependent on previous qualifications, experience and programme specific entry requirements. Alternatively, suitable qualified graduates may proceed to a programme of research leading to a MEng or PhD award.

The Department offers two taught Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering programmes specialising in the fields of 1 Structural or 2 Civil Engineering Environment and Energy. Equivalent recognition may be given through the Recognition of Prior Learning RPL process on an individual case-by-case basis to candidates who have not achieved this academic standard but who can demonstrate significant relevant professional experience in the discipline of Structural Engineering or.

The accumulation of sufficient credits for the award of the Postgraduate Diploma requires the accumulation of 60 credits. The programmes are fully accredited by Engineers Ireland as satisfying the new educational standard for the title Chartered Engineer. Equivalent recognition may be given through the Recognition of Prior Learning RPL process on an individual case-by-case basis to candidates who have not achieved this academic standard. The accumulation of sufficient credits for the award of the MEng requires the accumulation of 90 credits; 50 credits are associated with taught modules, 40 credits associated with the thesis work 2x5 credits preparatory modules and the 30 credit thesis.

This newly updated course, will cover the recently enacted Building Control Amendment Regulations , together with its associated Code of Practice. This SI 9 has significantly changed the way buildings are inspected and certified, and will hopefully in turn bring more work to construction professionals. Part of the inspection procedure will include CE marking of materials in accordance with the Construction Products Regulations which came into effect July A third area that has been added to this short course is the Energy Performance of Buildings Regulations This course also addresses all key aspects of the building regulations, provides a brief introduction to the Eurocodes, and should be invaluable to both new users of the building regulation guidance documents, and those that may enjoy a refresher course.

Delivery Mode B — Online Delivery: Subject to demand, the Department will also offer a web based distance learning delivery of this programme available for part-time students; the course can be completed in one semester 13 weeks. Attendance at CIT will be required for the final assessment. This newly developed module addresses fire safety certification legislation and guidance documents for all of the main building types, it should be invaluable to both new users of the relevant fire safety codes, and those that may enjoy a refresher course.

All building designers and many contractors will find this short course useful, particularly those involved in fire safety design, and certification of building projects. This is a short CPD course for those who have certified competence in Land surveying, linear surveying and levelling.

It is particularly suited to construction personnel who are involved with the organisation of surveying and setting out on construction sites. Please note that a delivery of this programme occurs when sufficient demand exists. Applications are held on file and contact is made with interested applicants when the minimum number of students required to deliver the course has been attained.

Content Electromagnetic Distance Measurement Construction and use of equipment. Sources of error and accuracy. Checking adjustment. Field procedures. Setting out Accuracy specification. Stages in setting out. Generation of setting out data. Methods of marking and referencing. Data Processing Data formats. Software systems. Digital Terrain Modelling.

Data presentation, plans, sections and models. Calculation of volumes. Principles of operation.

Space, control and user segments. Differential GPS. Exact dates and timetable arrangements are available on the programme webpage. Typically, the hours may be 6pm — 9pm Friday evenings and 9am — 4pm Saturdays for a total of four weekends. Total Stations Data capture. Setup data. Feature codes, strings and digital ground modelling.

Coordinate systems. Software and hardware requirements. OSI services. Global Positioning Systems Fundamentals of operation for surveying. Correction and sources of error. Radio regulations. Data Processing Data capture. Data formats. Data transfer, Real time and Post processing systems. Adjustments, data export and reports. Setting Out Principles of setting out. Coordinate positioning, total stations and GPS. Controlling verticality. Laser instruments. Machine Control.

Quality assurance and accuracy. Typically, the hours may be 6pm - 9pm Friday evenings and 9am — 4pm Saturdays for a total of four weekends. Aim A unique programme, developed following Industry demand and Government calls for upskilling, which will provide students with advanced managerial skills in Construction Project Management. Graduates will be equipped to meet the challenges of managing the design and construction of modern complex developments in a diverse business environment.

The comprehensive module range offers the student extensive choice, facilitating individual areas of expertise. The learning experience involves a variety of modes, including classroom based lectures, individual and group project work, tutorials, seminars and presentations by visiting experts.

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Career Opportunities The programme has been designed to suit the distinctive needs of the construction industry and offers excellent career opportunities for graduates as project managers or contract managers with design and construction companies, project management consultants, and government agencies. The course is delivered in one semester. All three modules are undertaken in Semester 1 between September and January.

Building Services Technology Evaluation Identification of, characteristics and selection criteria for cost-effective and sustainable environmental, public health, power supply, security and operational services in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. Admission Requirements Applicants must have achieved a minimum Level 7 Quantity Surveying qualification or equivalent. Where an applicant has not completed a relevant Level 7 programme, equivalence is assessed through the formal Recognition of Prior Learning RPL process used in Cork Institute of Technology www.

Aim This Certificate programme will provide academically qualified Quantity Surveying graduates with the technical skills and capability in the area of Mechanical and Electrical Quantity Surveying. It enhances their abilities as highly effective practitioners in this specialised area once they have a number of years of practical work experience. It develops the core technical skills of a Mechanical and Electrical Quantity Surveyor in the specific areas of services technology, cost planning and measurement of mechanical and electrical services. Note: Delivery of this programme is subject to sufficient number of applicants.