NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management

Course code: SHE007
Official NEBOSH qualification
  • Industry recognised NEBOSH qualification
  • Specialised NEBOSH qualification for those who need to manage fire safety in their work setting
  • Successful students gain AIOSH, TechIOSH, TIFPO and AIRSM membership
  • Understand fire safety and risk management within workplace setting
  • Common units with Emergency Fire Services National Occupational standards
  • Study for your course entirely online
  • Assessed by exams and workplace assessment
This course is only available to study online.
Course overview

This industry recognised NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety Risk and Management is ideal for managers, supervisors or employees who have responsibility for fire safety within their role.

Be attractive to future employers with an official health and safety qualification under your belt.

Study entirely online and alongside your work and life commitments.

If you have completed your NEBOSH National General Certificate in the last 5 years you have an exemption for Unit NGC1.

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Study Hours

Approximately 100 hours.

Course Outcome

You will receive your industry recognised NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

2 written exams. 1 workplace assessment.

Course content
  • Foundations in health and safety
  • Health and safety management systems - Plan
  • Health and safety management systems - Do
  • Health and safety management systems - Check
  • Health and safety management systems – Act
  • Managing fire safety
  • Principles of fire and explosion
  • Causes and prevention of fires and explosions
  • Fire protection in buildings
  • Safety of people in the event of a fire
  • Fire risk assessment
  • Carry out a fire safety inspection of a workplace (unaided)
  • Producing a fire safety report
Extra info

Course Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification, however students you should consider studying the NEBOSH National General Certificate in Health and Safety first.

You should also ensure you have a good grasp of English to ensure you understand the terminology within the course.

Study Method

You will study for your course entirely online and receive full tutor support through email.

The online portal makes learning more interactive with presentations, audio recordings and interactive modules.

Assessment

You will be assessed by 2 written exams and 1 workplace assessment.

Exams

There are 2 written exams you will need to sit. Both exams consist of 1 long answer questions and 10 short answer questions.

These are 2 hours long each and 1 exam will cover Unit NGC1 and 1 exam will cover Unit FC1.

Your exams will need to be sat at an approved exam centre. There are several spanning the UK in Bolton, Hull, Birmingham, Coventry, Bristol, London, Dublin, Belfast, Edinburgh and Aberdeen.

These take place in March, June, September and December of every year.

Workplace assessment

You will have to complete a workplace assessment. This can be carried out within your place of work. No external assessor is needed. The course content will give you what is needed for this assessment. Details of this will be released 3 weeks before your submission date.

You will need to pay an additional fee for your exams.

Course Outcome

If you are successful, you will receive your industry recognised NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management.

Completion of the course also allows you to gain AIOSH, TechIOSH, TIFPO and AIRSM membership.

The NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management course is delivered in association with SHEilds, NEBOSH centre 548.

Progression

The NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management is a specialised course but you can progress onto the NEBOSH National Diploma, Degree or Masters courses in a related subject.

Q&As

Yes. You will need to book and pay for your exams separately with an official NEBOSH approved exam centre.

If you want to receive your official qualification, you will need to sit the exams stated above. These will need to be taken at an official NEBOSH approved centre. These will need to be booked separately from your course and locations span the UK based in Bolton, Hull, Coventry, London, Dublin, Belfast, Edinburgh and Aberdeen.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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