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The NEBOSH Fire Certificate (NFC) is a popular qualification enabling you to broaden your knowledge and skills of fire safety. It provides you with the foundation to carry out fire risk assesments and embed good practice. It builds on to the NEBOSH General Certificate qualification.
|NEBOSH Fire Certificate Key Facts|
|Learning Method||Classroom and In-company|
|Units||3 units: NGC1; FC1; FC2|
|Assessments||2 half day exams for NGC1 & FC1 plus a practical for FC2|
|Duration||2 split weeks (9 days). If you have successfully completed NGC1, it takes 4 days.|
The course covers the legal requirements under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (RRO), the range of fire protective and preventative measures required and how to undertake fire risk assessments in most, low risk workplaces. No previous health and safety knowledge is required.
The NEBOSH Fire Certificate is divided into three units, each of which is assessed separately:
For more information click to read the full NEBOSH Fire Certificate syllabus.
There are 2 half day exams for the NGC1 and FC1; FC2 is assessed with a 2-hour practical fire risk assessment carried out in the workplace. Click here to book your NEBOSH Fire Certificate exam.
This highly recommended modular qualification equips you with the knowledge and skills to enable organisations to meet their legal fire safety responsibilities, providing a safer working environment, protecting people, property, assets and avoiding loss. You will develop your career with a wider skillset and build on to existing qualifications i.e. NGC1 .
The NEBOSH Fire Certificate is for managers and supervisory staff who are responsible for their organisation meeting its responsibilities under fire safety legislation and also if you are keen to develop your knowledge and skill set to include fire risk management.
This qualification meets academic requirements for Technical Membership (TechIOSH) of IOSH and Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM) It enables you to apply for Technician Membership of the Institute of Fire Prevention Officers (IFPO) and it also meets the academic requirements for Associate Membership (AMIFPO). Persons with the relevant skills and experience may also apply to join the IFPO Fire Risk Assessors Register.
The many benefits of taking your NEBOSH Fire Certificate with Astutis include:
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Armed Forces' members can get financial support for higher level learning. As Astutis is an approved and registered partner of Enhanced Learning Credits Administration Service (ELCAS) courses you can get funding to study with us. Find out more.
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