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NEBOSH Fire Certificate Syllabus

NEBOSH accredited centre 807 logoThe NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management qualification is recognised throughout the fire safety industry. It is also a first step in forging a career in health and safety.

The course is split into 3 units which are assessed individually - 2 taught modules and a work-based assignment to complete which will demonstrate the application of the knowledge learners have gained over the course of the previous units.

Overall learning outcomes

On completion of each unit, learners should be able to demonstrate their understanding of the domain knowledge covered by:

  • The application of knowledge to familar and unfamiliar situations.
  • The critical analysis and evaluation of information presented in both quantitative and qualititative forms.

N.B. Each element will have additional specific learning outcomes.

Full course syllabus

Unit NG1: Management of health and safety

  • Element 1: Why we should manage workplace health and safety
  • Element 2: How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
  • Element 3: Managing risk - understanding people and processes
  • Element 4: Health and safety monitoring and measuring

Unit FC1: Fire safety and risk management

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

Unit FC2: Fire safety practical application

  • 1.1: Purpose and aim
  • 1.2: Marking
  • 1.3: Assessment location
  • 1.4: Assessment requirements
  • 1.5: submission of completed work
  • 1.6: Further information

NEBOSH National Fire Certificate Course: Futher Information

Choosing to study for your qualification with Astutis means you can undertake the NEBOSH National Fire Certificate course in either of the following ways:

  • In a classroom, with like-minded professionals from similar organisations
  • At your place of work, for multiple staff members

For further details on the course itself, as well as the learning options outlined above, click on the button below:

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"The tutor was excellent and really brought the subject to life. His engaging style hit every level of the group. A very enjoyable course."

Senior Health and Safety Advisor, Wakefield District Housing
NEBOSH Fire Certificate Wakefield