NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management is based on international standards and best practice. Designed for those people with fire safety responsibilities. The course covers the management of health and safety and in particular fire safety including the legal requirements, the principles of fires and explosion, fire prevention, protection to secure the safety of building occupants. Successful completion of the course will allow student to complete a fire risk assessment in low risk premises.
Recognised and valued by employers internationally
- Improves career prospects – Most requested qualification by employers
- Entitled to Technician Membership of IOSH (TechIOSH)
- Entitled to apply to the IFE for technician grade
Entry and Admissions
Short Course / CPD
5 days plus half day exam
School of Engineering
No Partner College
Who should attend:
Managers and supervisors with the responsibility of ensuring compliance with fire safety legislation.
The NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management is based on International Standards and Best Practice. It is made up of three units which must be successfully completed within five years to achieve the NEB0SH International Fire Certificate Qualification:
- Unit IGC1: Management of International Health and Safety
- 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
Assessed by a two hour written exam
- Unit IFC1: Fire Safety and Risk Management
- 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
Assessed by a two hour written exam
- Unit IFC2: Fire Safety Practical Application
Assessed by a two hour work based practical assessment.
Learning Environment & Assessment:
We are committed to delivering academic learning of the highest quality, helping you to stretch your mind and fulfil your university ambitions.
Learning outcome & aims
We aim to create the perfect blend of knowledge, practical experience and relevance to equip UCLan graduates with the confidence and skills they need to get ahead in the world of work.
Industry links & professional accreditation
We have great links with employers including household names such as Sony, BAE Systems and Apple. We also have links with the smaller companies in the region and offer help and assistance to more than 1,000 of these – with many of our graduates staying in the region it is important we develop these relationships.
Work experience and international opportunities
At UCLan we work with a range of businesses and organisations, many of which provide work experience opportunities and project briefs to enable to you gain real work experience whilst you undertake your postgraduate programme. Your course tutor will advise on opportunities available within your course and the UCLan Careers Team can provide help, advice and guidance on how to apply for them and how to make the most of these opportunities.
The UCLan Careers Team offer ongoing supportive careers advice and guidance throughout your course and after graduation, along with a range of modules, work experience opportunities and events to help you acquire the skills to make you stand out to potential employers in today’s competitive market.
UCLan is recognised for its outstanding course provision which gives students the skills, knowledge, and personal attributes necessary to succeed at the University and in their future careers. To find out more about the experiences of our students, read our success stories.
From foundation courses through to world-leading research degrees, you can study a wide range of subject areas at UCLan. Whether you want to develop your knowledge in a subject you enjoy or gain further qualifications to enhance your career, at UCLan there are numerous progression routes for you to follow.
Fees & Funding
You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE
£1400 + VAT plus £110 NEBOSH Fee
For 2017/18 fees please refer to our fees page.
How to Apply
Further information about how to apply telephone: +44 (0)1772 891994 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org