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NEBOSH Fire Certificate

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This course constitutes the fire safety elements of the qualification and is ideal for anyone with responsibilities under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

The course has been designed for managers, supervisors, and employee representatives who need to ensure that their organisation meets its responsibilities under fire safety legislation. It aims to equip holders to carry out fire risk assessments of most workplaces and identify the range of fire preventative and protective measures required.

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Unit FC1

    Element 1: Managing fire safety
    Element 2: Principles of fire and explosion
    Element 3: Causes and prevention of fire
    Element 4: Fire protection in buildings
    Element 5: Safety of people in the event of a fire
    Element 6: Fire risk assessment

Unit FC2 Practical fire risk assessment

Assessment is by an end examination comprising of a written paper (FC1) and a practical assessment (FC2). A unit certificate is issued denoting successful completion of each unit. Students who hold the NEBOSH National General Certificate (or have passed the NGC1 module) in the last five years will not need to re-sit any units already achieved.

Learning outcomes

  • Carry out fire risk assessments in the workplace
  • Identify and assess fire preventative measures
  • Dramatically improve health and safety cultures at work
  • Help employers meet their legal duties under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005

Prerequisites

It is recommended that delegates study the NGC 1 Module before completing the Fire Module but it is not essential. A good standard of verbal and written English. 

Course length

The NEBOSH Fire Certificate by classroom learning is run as a fast-track course over five consecutive study days that cover the key issues included in the core NEBOSH syllabus. The duration of study for the NEBOSH Fire module is a minimum of 65 hours tuition plus 60 hours private study, homework using past papers and background reading.

Up to 12 people

Assessment

Assessment is by an end examination comprising of a written paper (FC1) and a practical assessment (FC2). A unit certificate is issued denoting successful completion of each unit. Students who hold the NEBOSH National General Certificate (or have passed the NGC1 module) in the last five years will not need to re-sit any units already achieved.

Certification

On successful completion of the courses assessments, delegates will be issued with a NEBOSH Fire Certificate.  Students who hold the NEBOSH National General Certificate (or have passed the NGC1 module) in the last five years will receive the NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate.