The NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management is designed for people throughout the world who have fire safety responsibilities at work. It provides the knowledge and understanding, when combined with relevant experience, to carry out an effective fire risk assessment, as well as embed good practice in the workplace.
Holders of this accredited qualification help their organisation to meet its fire safety responsibilities. It leads to a safer environment for employees and visitors to premises and an improved fire safety culture for employers and building managers.
The NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management covers the following key topics:
Management of health and safety
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 fire
Fire safety risk assessment
Students will be able to complete a fire safety risk assessment of a workplace. In particular, to:
Identify fire hazards in the workplace
Identify persons who could be at risk should a fire start
Assess the adequacy of existing fire safety measures to control risk
Assess the risk of fire occurring
Assess and demonstrate understanding of the speed at which fire and smoke could spread once started
Assess the risk to persons from fire
Where necessary, recommend additional fire safety measures to further reduce risk
Recommend a risk assessment review date
No previous health and safety or fire safety knowledge is required although it should be noted that the assessment includes a requirement to write a short report.
The qualification is divided into three units:
IGC1: Management of international health and safety
IFC1: International fire safety and risk management
FC2: Practical Fire Risk Assessment
Who Should Attend?
NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management is the qualification for people with fire safety responsibilities at work. It is particularly relevant for those who contribute to or conduct and review fire risk assessments within low to medium risk workplaces.
Unit IGC1: 36 hours tuition and 23 hours private study Total: 59 hours
Unit IFC1: 29 hours tuition and 24 hours private study Total: 53 hours
Unit FC2: 4 hours tuition and 4 hours private study Total: 8 hours
A full-time block release course would be expected to last for a minimum of two weeks (ten working days) and a part-time day release course would be spread over at least ten weeks.
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