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NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety

During this one week course you will achieve a globally relevant fire safety qualification and gain practical fire safety skills to protect your people and your business.

Why study with us

  • Improve your career prospects this is the most requested qualification by employers
  • You'll be entitled to Technician Membership of IOSH (TechIOSH)
  • You can apply to the IFE for technician grade

Course overview

Recognised and valued by employers – both in the UK and Internationally

  • Unit FSC 1 – Fire Safety
  • Unit FSC 2 – Fire Risk Assessment
  • Element 1 – Managing Fire Safety
  • Element 2 – Principles of Fire and Explosion
  • Element 3 – Fuel, oxygen, ignition sources and control measures
  • Element 4 – Fire Protection of Buildings
  • Element 5 – Safety of People in the Event of Fire
  • Element 6 – Fire safety Risk Assessment

Award: CPD
Delivery: Campus
Study Mode: Part time
Duration: 5 days 
Campus: Preston
Start Date: Start dates vary

Entry requirements

There are no specific barriers, in terms of academic qualifications, skills or experience for entry to the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management programme.

However, it should be noted that currently the assessments are offered, and must be answered, in English only. The standard of English required by candidates studying for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management must be such that they can both understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus. Candidates undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests in order to be accepted onto a National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management programme.


This course is based in the School of Engineering and Computing

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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