NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety & Risk Management
The NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate aims to build on the success of the National General Certificate. The Fire Certificate has been designed for managers, supervisors, employee representatives and those embarking on a role with fire safety responsibility and 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.
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Syllabus Summary (August 2010 specification):
- Foundations in health and safety
- Health and safety management systems (SMS) - Policy
- Health and safety management systems (SMS) - Organising
- Health and safety management systems (SMS) - Planning
- Health and safety management systems (SMS) - Measuring, audit and review
- Managing fire safety
- Principles of fire and explosion
- Causes and prevention of fire
- Fire protection in buildings
- Safety of people in the event of a fire
- Fire risk assessment
The examination comprises two 2-hour written papers and a practical assessment. Each written paper consists of one 'long-answer' question and ten 'short-answer' questions. All questions are compulsory. The practical assessment consists of carrying out a risk assessment of a workplace and preparing a short report.
Exam Sitting Fees: Students not wishing to sit their examinations at a SHEilds Test Centre may incur an additional fee of up to £310, please click here to see a list of venues.
Did you know?
This qualification is unitised; therefore if you have successfully completed the NEBOSH NGC course within the past 5 years, you are exempt from re-sitting the NGC1 examinations. Reducing your required study!