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NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety & Risk Management

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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.

Course information

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.

What is covered?

The NEBOSH Fire Certificate is divided into three units, each of which is assessed separately: 

  1. NGC1 Management of Health and Safety 
  2. FC1 Fire Safety and Risk Management
  3. FC2 Practical Fire Risk Assessment 

For more information click to read the full NEBOSH Fire Certificate syllabus.

How is the NEBOSH Fire Certificate assessed?

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.

Why take the NEBOSH Fire Certificate?

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 .

Is the NEBOSH Fire Certificate for me?

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. 

Further qualification recognition

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.

Why take the NEBOSH Fire Certificate with Astutis?

The many benefits of taking your NEBOSH Fire Certificate with Astutis include:

  • Success with excellent pass rates consistently from 90-100%
  • Expert tutor support  with experience as NEBOSH examiners
  • Interactive training with discussions, case studies and application to workplace scenarios
  • Confidence that you are well prepared for all exams with revision materials and exam question practice
  • Reassurance with continued support on all aspects of your learning

How to start your NEBOSH Fire Certificate course

Get in touch with Astutis today to find out all you need to know about starting your course.

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