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NEBOSH Fire Certificate Exams

The NEBOSH Fire Certificate is assessed in a two-step process:

  • FSC1: An online open-book exam (OBE) and supporting interview
  • FSC2: A practical risk assessment

You need to pass both assessments to achieve your NEBOSH Fire Certificate qualification.

Upcoming NEBOSH Fire Certificate Exam Dates

You need to register for your NEBOSH Fire Certificate exam at least 4 weeks before your chosen exam date. 

NEBOSH Fire Certificate Open Book Exam Dates

Exam date

Registration deadline

15 December 2021

10 November 2021

02 February 202229 December 2022
06 April 202203 March 2022
08 June 202202 May 2022
03 August 202229 June 2022
05 October 202231 August 2022
07 December 202202 November 2022


NEBOSH Fire Certificate Practical Assignment Submission Dates

Exam date

Registration deadline

12 January 2022

01 December 2021

09 March 202226 January 2022

04 May 2022

23 March 2022

06 July 202225 May 2022
07 September 202227 July 2022
09 November 202228 September 2022


To book your NEBOSH Fire Certificate exam, just fill in the orange form with the required information. Our exam coordinator will be in touch within 24 hours to confirm your booking and explain the next steps. 

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NEBOSH Fire Certificate Open Book Exam Process

You'll be emailed login details to the NEBOSH online exam portal 3 days before your exam date. You should take this time to get to know the platform and address any challenges before your exam day. 

Exam day

Your open book exam paper will be available from 09:00am UK-time. You will have 24 hours to complete and submit your exam, although it is expected to take you around 3 hours to complete. 

Closing interviews

Closing interviews are held within the weeks following your Open Book Exam. The interview should last around 10 minutes and will be completed online. 

Don't worry, the interview doesn't impact your marks for your paper. It's simply there to confirm your identity and make sure it was you who completed the exam. 

Your NEBOSH Fire Certificate Exam Results

Results for your exam paper should be emailed to you within 50 working days of your exam date. Your full qualification will not be complete until you pass your FSC2 Practical Submission.


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