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NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate

Nebosh Fire Safety Courses are available in London, Birmingham, Manchester and cities across the UK.

The NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate has been designed for managers, supervisors, employee representatives and those embarking on roles with fire safety responsibility. The course aims to equip holders to contribute to the conduct and review of fire risk assessments and fire preventive and protective measures within most workplaces.

The syllabus is based on National Occupational Standards in Fire Safety at level 3, which has common units with the Emergency Fire Services National Occupational Standards. Therefore the NEBOSH Fire Risk Management Certificate may also be of benefit to fire service personnel developing their underpinning knowledge as part of the Integrated Personal Development System.

The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 came into effect on October 2006 and emphasised the need for management of fire safety risks within the workplace.

The NEBOSH Fire Safety Certificate consists of three units, each separately assessed:

NGC1 Management of health and safety

FC1 Fire Safety & Risk Management

FC2 Practical Fire Risk Assessment

Those who have passed NGC1 during the past 5 years need not take this unit and should register for the "Conversion" course instead. (NGC1 is a module within the National General Certificate).

This course is fully inclusive of:-

• 12 day's Tuition, Revision And Exams 
• Includes Certificate Fees
• Course Material and Text Book
• Lunch and Refreshments throughout the Course

 

Course formats can vary and there is usually a break between the NGC1 and FC1 training.  

Check the Course Outline for a specific event to verify the exact number of training days and start dates for the two classroom modules.
 

Learning Objectives

On completion of the course, delegates will be able to interpret Fire Safety Legislation and its requirements, implement an effective Fire Safety Management structure and control major fire hazards by setting up a programme of inspections and audits, confidently conduct effective Fire Risk Assessments and maintain fire records and documentation as well as compile a suitable fire emergency plan.

Pre-Requisites

No previous health and safety knowledge is required but candidates should note the assessment includes a requirement to write a workplace related short report.

Course Content

Unit NGC1: The Management of Health and Safety
• Foundations in Health and Safety
• Health & Safety - Policy
• Organising for Health and Safety
• Health & Safety Planning
• Health and Safety – Measuring, audit and review

 

Unit FC1: Fire Safety and Risk Management
• Managing Fire Safety
• Principles of fire and explosion
• Causes and prevention of fire
• Electrical hazards and control
• Fire protection in buildings
• Safety of people in the event of a fire
• Physical and psychological health hazards and control
• Fire Risk Assessment

 

Unit FC2: Practical Assessment of Workplace

Exams & Certification

Units NGC1 and FC1 are taught units each assessed by one two-hour written examination. Each written examination consists of ten ‘short-answer’ questions and one ‘long-answer’ question. All questions are compulsory. Candidate scripts are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH.

Unit FC2 is assessed by one four-hour fire risk assessment carried out in the candidate's workplace. The assessment is marked by the accredited course provider and externally moderated by NEBOSH. Candidates will be required to complete the FC2 assessment within 14 days of sitting the examination for units NGC1 and/or FC1

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