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NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online 

The NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course is a popular qualification enabling you to broaden your knowledge and skills of fire safety. It will assist you in carrying out fire risk assessments and being able to identify the range of measures to minimise the risk of fire in the workplace; this will help to raise the standards of fire risk management in your workplace. It provides you with the foundation to carry out fire risk assessments and embed good practice within the workplace. The NEBOSH Fire Certificate is divided into 2 units:
  • FC1 - Fire Safety and Risk Management
  • FC2 in the form of a work-based practical assessment consisting of an inspection and report.
If you require to complete the NG 1 Element to gain the full National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management please check the NEBOSH NGC online course.

Why choose the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course?

Our e-learning is designed with the user in mind:
  • Flexible - One of the best things about learning online is the ability to pick up and drop your learning to suit your needs, with our easy to use online platform you can simply click resume and you’re right where you left off. Our E-learning can be accessed 24/7 from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.
  • Informative - Our E-Learning is split into 11 separate modules, created by tutors who have been delivering NEBOSH classroom courses for over 28 years.
  • Cost-effective - All of the NEBOSH Fire Certificate course content without the added cost of a classroom.

What’s included with our NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online Course

  • NFC 1 - Written examination and NFC 2 - Practical Fire risk Assessment are included in the costs
  • Course materials created by a Bronze Standard NEBOSH course provider.
  • 5 Elements of content providing up-to-date coverage of the NEBOSH Fire syllabus.
  • 12 months access to the course materials.
  • Email-based tutor support to answer your questions.
  • Mock assessments when you’re ready to take your exam(s).

What is the qualification level of the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course?

The NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online is a Level 3 within the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) and Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).

Who is the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course for?

This qualification is for managers and supervisory staff who are responsible for their organisation meeting its responsibilities under fire safety legislation and also if you are keen to develop your knowledge and skillset to include fire risk management. Holders of this accredited qualification help their organisation to ensure it meets 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.

What will delegates get from the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course?

  • You will have an understanding of the legal framework relating to fire and health and safety
  • Understand the purpose and procedures of how to investigate fires in the workplace
  • Outline the principles behind ignition and spread of fire and explosion in work premises
  • Identify the causes of fire and explosion and outline appropriate control measures to minimise fire risks
  • Advise on the means of fire protection and prevention of fire spread within buildings
  • Advise on the development and maintenance of a fire evacuation procedures in the workplace
  • How to complete a fire risk assessment technique to determine risk levels and assess the adequacy of controls
Benefits of holding the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course include:
  • Knowledge to do/act as a fire risk assessor
  • Recognition from the HSE and NEBOSH to make the workplace fire safe
  • Career development - Holding the NEBOSH fire qualification designed and assessed by NEBOSH can help you stand out

What our customers are saying I recently attended the NEBOSH NGC course with Southwest Health and Safety. They have a friendly approach to teaching, using different methods to maintain enthusiasm and concentration throughout the course. Southwest Health and Safety is the correct choice should you require any training. The results speak for themselves.

What benefits will employers get from the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course?

When your employees achieve the NEBOSH Fire Certificate, they will be a huge asset to you. They will make a real difference in the workplace with the knowledge gained from the NEBOSH Fire Certificate.
  • A safer workplace – The NEBOSH Fire Certificate is all about keeping people safe from injury and loss of life from fire. For employers this also means protecting valuable assets and avoiding prosecution, litigation and loss of reputation.
  • Assurance – An employer whose workers are NEBOSH qualified is an employer committed to protecting thier workforce.
The NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate can help employers achieve international standards and can even help win new business.

NEBOSH Fire Certificate syllabus

The qualification is a two unit qualification and is broken down into six elements:

Unit FC1 - Fire Safety and Risk Management
  • Element 1: Managing fire safety
  • Element 2: Principles of fire and explosion
  • Element 3: Causes and prevention of fires and explosion
  • Element 4: Fire protection in buildings
  • Element 5: Safety of people in the event of a fire
  • Element 6: Fire safety risk assessment
Unit FC2- Fire Safety Practical Application

Download the NEBOSH Fire Certificate syllabus.

How is the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course assessed?

  • Unit FC1 is a taught unit assessed by a two-hour written examination on the last day of the course. The examination consists of ten ‘short-answer’ questions which are 8 marks each and one ‘long-answer’ question which offers 20 marks. All questions are compulsory. Candidate scripts are marked by external examiners appointed by NEBOSH.
  • Unit FC2 is assessed by a Fire Risk Assessment carried out in the delegate's workplace.
The written practical has to be submitted to Southwest Health and Safety Training within 10 working days after of the FC1 exam. The assignment is then internally assessed and externally moderated by NEBOSH. It is the delegate’s responsibility to submit their written assessment within the timescale, any assessments not returned by the deadline will result in the delegate failing this section of the course. Candidates need to have completed both parts of the qualification within five years of registration to gain the full qualification.


NEBOSH is approved by SQA

How long does it take to complete the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course?

Delegates will be given 12 Months access to our online portal and 12 months tutor support

What learning methods are available other than Online for the NEBOSH Fire Certificate?

Other than online, the National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management course is available in: Please call us on 01264 874466 to discuss these options further.

How much does the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course cost?

£650 plus vat. The price of the qualification includes exam fees, course materials and refreshments. Payment plans are available on request. Please contact us to discuss your options.

What funding is available for the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course?

ELCAS Course Funding

Members of the Armed Forces are able to use their Enhanced Learning Credits (ELC) to fund up to 80% of the course cost up to £2000. To find out more about elcas funded courses - go to our Armed Forces Section of the website.

What are the entry requirements for the NEBOSH Fire Certificate?

There are no entry requirements for this NEBOSH qualification, however, it is important that learners have a suitable standard of English language in order to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus. NEBOSH recommends that learners undertaking this qualification should reach a minimum standard of English equivalent to an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of 6.0 or higher in IELTS tests.

How long is the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course valid for once complete?

This qualification has no run-out date, but it is recommended that you complete yearly professional development.

How to start your NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course

Please click on the button below to purchase and enroll on the NEBOSH Fire Certificate Online course or contact the office either by calling 01264 874466 or email info@southwesthealthandsafety.com.

Resources for the NEBOSH Fire Certificate

Learner Information
  1. NEBOSH Fire Certificate Website
  2. NEBOSH Fire Certificate Syllabus Guide
  3. NEBOSH Student Terms and Conditions
  4. NEBOSH Fire Certificate Leaflet

Course Duration

12 Month Licence

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