The NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management course covers the principles of fire and explosion, causes and prevention of fires, fire protection in buildings and ensuring the safety of people in the event of fire.
The content is designed to equip those studying it to undertake fire risk assessments in most, low risk workplaces. The syllabus is mapped to International standards and good practice from organisations such as the International Labour Organization (ILO), National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), International Code Council (ICC) and the Confederation of Fire Protection Association Europe (CFPA-Europe).
The practical element of the course ensures that participants can carry out, unaided, a fire risk assessment and prepare a recommendations report for management. No previous health and safety or fire safety knowledge is required.
The NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate is designed to equip duty holders to help their organisations to meet the legal duties placed upon them by the Regulatory Reform.
After completing this couse attendees will:
The NEBOSH International Fire Certificate is intended for people throughout the world with fire safety responsibilities at work, particularly those tasked with carrying our fire risk assessments and preventing loss of life and property. Crucially, the practical element of the course also ensures that participants can carry out, unaided, a fire risk assessment and prepare a recommendations report for management.
The course consists of 3 units:
Unit IGC1 is common to the NEBOSH International General Certificate in Occupational Health & Safety. Any attendees who have already successfully passed IGC1 within the previous five years do not need to re-sit this unit or its assessment .
The following gives a breakdown of each unit:
For more information about this course please visit the NEBOSH Website