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* 1. K1 - The mathematical, scientific and engineering principles, methods and modelling that contribute and help to develop the design and construction to create a fire safe and sustainable built and natural environment.

Understanding of the first principles of fire engineering examples include: fire dynamics, smoke dynamics, heat transfer, human behaviour, psychological impact of fire on humans, physiological impacts of fire (tenability), combustion process, products of combustion, structural response.

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* 2. K2 - Legal and regulatory frameworks, that govern the life cycle of the built environment, such as Building Regulations, Construction (Design and Management) Regulations, Regulatory Reform Fire Safety Order

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* 3. K3 - Understanding the differences between regulation, statutory guidance, British and European Standard guidance, and guidance produced by others, e.g. trade bodies

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* 4. K4 - A good understanding of the application of the regulatory framework affecting the life cycle of the building, i.e. from concept design through to occupation and beyond

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* 5. K5 - Knowledge and understanding of construction fundamentals, including: what makes a structure; construction methods, and construction types; what designers are involved in the design of a structure (e.g. structures and their component parts); how they fundamentally work together as a system; and key design decision drivers (i.e. sustainability, energy, natural lighting etc.); the different fire hazards that arise from different construction methods (modular, mass timber, timber frame, etc.); an understanding of common fire safety defects.

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* 6. K6 - Understanding of the key topics related to sustainable development and how fire safety design methods can impact on these, and where challenges can arise with competing design requirements. Examples include:
- The significance of carbon and climate change
- Building energy use
- Material selection
- Responsible procurement, and efficient use of resources during construction
- Life cycle costing.

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* 7. K7 - An understanding of principles of both active and passive systems. Examples include:
- Function and application
- Cause and effect matrices
- Cost benefit analysis
- Interaction between systems
- Limitations
- Trade-offs and compensations

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* 8. K8 - The principles, techniques and methodologies of risk assessment used to evaluate the impact of fire safety on life, property and environment in the built environment. This includes the importance and limitations of tools used to measure, enhance or protect welfare, health and safety, and sustainability.

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* 9. K9 - An appreciation of management and maintenance requirements for different fire safety strategies and systems, and the impact these may have on owners / tenants during the life cycle of the building.

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* 10. K10 - A range of research techniques used to develop acceptable and safe solutions to fire engineering problems, and the use of current and emerging technologies, products, and fire safety data and research. Understanding of the use and validation of software, codes, and data gathering to model, evaluate, test, build and manage fire safe buildings, with an awareness of the limitations of software and data.

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* 11. K11 - Building lifecycle management, using acquired knowledge to understand the impact of their design from a commercial and practical viability viewpoint, and demonstrate an awareness of fire safety beyond design and into construction and occupation. This includes an appreciation of how fire safety measures are specified, constructed and maintained by others.

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* 12. K12 - Have an understanding of how to manage teams and develop staff to meet changing technical and managerial needs.  Examples include: knowing how to build teams; effective team working; developing and training others; time management;  reviewing and appraising performance in relation to delivery of fire engineering projects.

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* 13. K13 - The principles and techniques of effective project management to time, cost and quality. Utilising change-management techniques and impacts on project design and delivery.
Understanding the design and construction stages - Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA),Building information Management (BIM) and other Project Management (PM) tools.

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* 14. K14 - How to communicate effectively in both written and verbal forms.

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* 15. K15 - Manage and apply safe systems of work

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* 16. K16 - Knowledge of UK Engineering Council’s and other relevant codes of conduct and ethical principles

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* 17. K17 - Understand the capabilities and limitations of the fire service and how building design can facilitate safe and effective fire service intervention. Firefighting objectives that may need to be considered during an operational incident include: firefighter safety; life safety of building users; loss control; business continuity; property and environmental protection

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* 18. S1 - Use and evaluate modelling software, including: heat transfer, smoke and evacuation models 

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* 19. S2 - Use of research techniques to support the development of technical solutions. Examples include: ability to use a range of research methods to collect and analyse data to draw well-founded practical conclusions for implementation; applicable research strategy and methodology; literature searches. 

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* 20. S3 - Communicate effectively and provide guidance to others using appropriate language to suit the audience through various methods, examples include: design models, calculations, reports, drawings, specifications, presentations, digital media, and discussions with those both inside and outside the industry

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* 21. S4 - Be able to demonstrate that proposed solutions are acceptable and evaluate the level of safety a solution provides, encompassing well reasoned judgements based on critical analysis of data.

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* 22. S5 - Be able to communicate the appropriate level of complexity and detail of fire safety engineering to suit the circumstances

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* 23. S6 - Able to coordinate fire safety solutions with other technical and non technical stakeholders.

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* 24. S7 - Review and interpret fire related information. Examples include product certification and test reports, cause and effect information, and design detail drawings.

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* 25. S8 - Identify, carry out, and record the continuing professional development necessary to maintain and enhance knowledge and competence as a fire safety engineer.

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* 26. S9- Interpret and apply design and quality standards within legal and regulatory frameworks to support the development of fire engineering solutions throughout the building lifecycle.

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* 27. S10 - When considering design options, evaluate the impact of fire safety engineering on society and the environment, taking account of business, client, and end user needs in its construction, management and use.

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* 28. S11 - Contribute to the planning, management, budgeting and organisation of tasks, people and resources within a project.

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* 29. S12 - Contribute to effective team working, and developing staff to meet changing technical and managerial needs.

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* 30. S13 - Be able to apply the mathematical, scientific and engineering principles to develop and assess fire safety solutions.

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* 31. S14 - Be able to apply and review risk assessment methodologies to define, qualify, and quantify the level of risk

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* 32. S15 - Be able to apply knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of the fire service, and how building design can facilitate safe and effective fire service intervention, in order to develop and assess fire safety solutions.

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* 33. B1 - Adhere to the UK Engineering Council’s code of conduct and ethical principles

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* 34. B2 - Be conscious of the need to create, maintain and enhance productive working relationships.

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* 35. B3 - Share good practices/best practice, and actively promote their use

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