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NEBOSH Fire Certificate

  • Level 3 Qualification
A fire in a place of work

The NEBOSH Fire Certificate, or NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate to give it its full title, is a fire safety training course aimed primarily at managers and supervisors who are responsible for fire safety within their organisation and compliance with applicable fire safety legislation.

The NEBOSH Fire Certificate course aims to give delegates the knowledge to conduct and review fire risk assessments, along with fire prevention and protective measures within most workplaces.

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Benefits of the NEBOSH Fire Certificate

The NEBOSH Fire Certificate qualification meets the academic requirements to apply for Technician membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH (the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health), and Associate membership (AIIRSM) of IIRSM (the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management).

Obtaining the NEBOSH Fire Certificate will allow you to:

  • Develop a knowledge of fire safety legislation and its impact on your workplace, including the legal framework relating to fire-specific health and safety
  • Assist your company's fire safety management programme
  • Assess workplace fire hazards and develop fire control measures
  • Advise on the means of fire protection and prevention of fire spread within buildings
  • Advise on the development and maintenance of a fire evacuation procedure
  • Identify the causes of fire and explosion, as well as outlining appropriate control measures to minimise fire risks
  • Outline the principles behind ignition and spread of fire and explosion in work premises
  • Appreciate the purpose and procedures of investigating fires in the workplace
  • Use a simple fire risk assessment technique to determine fire risk levels and assess the adequacy of controls
  • Develop a basis for a future career in fire and occupational safety



Exams and Assessment

NEBOSH Exams

NEBOSH provide standard exam sittings which are conducted every three months. Some providers enrol their candidates in these exam dates in order to keep costs to a minimum and offer low prices. Unfortunately though this can mean a wait of up to three months between the conclusion of the course and taking your exams, which is a lot of time to forgot most of what you learnt at the beginning of the course. So many lost marks will normally result in a failing of one of more unit, no qualification, and the need for a further re-sit (possibly in another three months time!), and of course even more information may have been forgotten by then. So trying to save time and money has actually ended up costing you a lot more of both!

Training providers are able to pay NEBOSH for the privilege of calling exams at their own venues whenever they choose. This means that exams can be scheduled straight after the conclusion of the training. Rather than forgetting what was taught because of a long wait, candidates go into the exams with the knowledge fresh in their minds, which is vital for examination success.

All of our classroom NEBOSH courses have the exams scheduled a few days after the training. This ensures that delegates go into the exams with all of the information fresh in their minds, which provides a far better chance of passing first time.

This accredited NEBOSH qualification is assessed by one exam which lasts 2 hours, and a workplace-based practical fire risk assessment project. The exam is conducted in our training centres at the end of your course, and the project is completed in your own workplace. The project should take no longer than 3 hours to complete and you will have 7 days from the end of the course to return it to us by post. If you are currently unemployed, we can usually arrange somewhere for you to conduct a workplace assessment. If this is something you require, please contact us before booking.

If you are taking the full NEBOSH Fire Certificate course, you will also have an exam at the end of the NGC1 unit.



How are Classroom Courses Run?

NEBOSH classroom training courses for better pass rates

All of our NEBOSH Fire Certificate courses are run as full-time block weeks, Monday to Friday 9am until approximately 5pm.

Although the NEBOSH Fire Certificate is available via distance learning format, in our many years of experience we have consistently found that full-time block courses with exams scheduled straight after equates to a significantly improved likelihood of delegates passing all of the assessments required for actually achieving the qualification. (Related Article: The Danger of Spending Money on a NEBOSH General Certificate Online Course.)




NEBOSH Fire Certificate Classroom Courses

Scheduled NEBOSH Fire Certificate open courses

At the BCF Group, we offer the NEBOSH Fire Certificate as a classroom course in two ways: the full course and a conversion course. The full NEBOSH Fire Certificate course contains the mandatory NGC1 unit, which is the same unit that is taught in the NEBOSH General Certificate syllabus. This means that if you have already taken and passed the NEBOSH General Certificate in the last five years, you don't need to repeat this NGC1 unit. Candidates in this position can take the NEBOSH Fire Certificate conversion course which does not repeat this unit and so is both shorter in duration and less expensive than the full course.

The certificate achieved at the end of both courses is the same, i.e. the official NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate; it just means that thanks to the modular make-up of the qualifications those who have already achieved the NGC1 unit do not have to do it all again!

There are no hidden extras to pay on top of our health and safety training course prices, unlike other providers who charge extra for things like study books and exam fees. The NEBOSH Fire Certificate courses have the following included in the course cost:


  • NEBOSH Fire Certificate Study Book
  • NEBOSH Exam Fees
  • NEBOSH Certificate Fees
  • Lunchtime Buffet
  • Refreshments Throughout The Day
  • Free All-Day Car Parking **

** Except London (Barbican) venue. NCP car park nearby.



Full Course Dates

The full course includes the mandatory NGC1 unit and exam. Those who have already achieved the NGC1 unit within the last five years are eligible to do the Conversion Course (see further down).



COURSE DATE:
NGC1 UNIT: 23-27 MARCH 2020
NGC1 REVISION DAY: 06 APRIL 2020
NGC1 EXAM: 08 APRIL 2020
NFC1 UNIT: 27-30 APRIL 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 01 MAY 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£1,395.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NGC1 UNIT: 11-15 MAY 2020
NGC1 REVISION DAY: 25 MAY 2020
NGC1 EXAM: 27 MAY 2020
NFC1 UNIT: 20-23 JULY 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 24 JULY 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£1,395.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NGC1 UNIT: 27-31 JULY 2020
NGC1 REVISION DAY: 10 AUGUST 2020
NGC1 EXAM: 12 AUGUST 2020
NFC1 UNIT: 05-08 OCTOBER 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 09 OCTOBER 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£1,395.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES


COURSE DATE:
NGC1 UNIT: 17-21 FEBRUARY 2020
NGC1 REVISION DAY: 02 MARCH 2020
NGC1 EXAM: 04 MARCH 2020
NFC1 UNIT: 09-12 MARCH 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 13 MARCH 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£1,395.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NGC1 UNIT: 17-21 FEBRUARY 2020
NGC1 REVISION DAY: 02 MARCH 2020
NGC1 EXAM: 04 MARCH 2020
NFC1 UNIT: 11-14 MAY 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 15 MAY 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£1,395.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NGC1 UNIT: 22-26 JUNE 2020
NGC1 REVISION DAY: 06 JULY 2020
NGC1 EXAM: 08 JULY 2020
NFC1 UNIT: 10-13 AUGUST 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 14 AUGUST 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£1,395.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NGC1 UNIT: 12-16 OCTOBER 2020
NGC1 REVISION DAY: 26 OCTOBER 2020
NGC1 EXAM: 28 OCTOBER 2020
NFC1 UNIT: 09-12 NOVEMBER 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 13 NOVEMBER 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£1,395.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES


COURSE DATE:
NGC1 UNIT: 02-06 MARCH 2020
NGC1 REVISION DAY: 16 MARCH 2020
NGC1 EXAM: 18 MARCH 2020
NFC1 UNIT: 30 MAR - 02 APR 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 03 APRIL 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£1,395.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NGC1 UNIT: 01-05 JUNE 2020
NGC1 REVISION DAY: 15 JUNE 2020
NGC1 EXAM: 17 JUNE 2020
NFC1 UNIT: 13-16 JULY 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 17 JULY 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£1,395.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NGC1 UNIT: 28 SEP - 02 OCT 2020
NGC1 REVISION DAY: 12 OCTOBER 2020
NGC1 EXAM: 14 OCTOBER 2020
NFC1 UNIT: 26-29 OCTOBER 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 30 OCTOBER 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£1,395.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES


COURSE DATE:
NGC1 UNIT: 11-15 MAY 2020
NGC1 REVISION DAY: 26 MAY 2020
NGC1 EXAM: 28 MAY 2020
NFC1 UNIT: 01-04 JUNE 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 05 JUNE 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£1,395.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NGC1 UNIT: 03-07 AUGUST 2020
NGC1 REVISION DAY: 17 AUGUST 2020
NGC1 EXAM: 19 AUGUST 2020
NFC1 UNIT: 21-24 SEPTEMBER 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 25 SEPTEMBER 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£1,395.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NGC1 UNIT: 19-23 OCTOBER 2020
NGC1 REVISION DAY: 02 NOVEMBER 2020
NGC1 EXAM: 04 NOVEMBER 2020
NFC1 UNIT: 30 NOV - 03 DEC 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 04 DECEMBER 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£1,395.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES


COURSE DATE:
NGC1 UNIT: 03-07 FEBRUARY 2020
NGC1 REVISION DAY: 17 FEBRUARY 2020
NGC1 EXAM: 19 FEBRUARY 2020
NFC1 UNIT: 11-14 MAY 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 15 MAY 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£1,395.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NGC1 UNIT: 01-05 JUNE 2020
NGC1 REVISION DAY: 15 JUNE 2020
NGC1 EXAM: 17 JUNE 2020
NFC1 UNIT: 22-25 JUNE 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 26 JUNE 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£1,395.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NGC1 UNIT: 02-06 NOVEMBER 2020
NGC1 REVISION DAY: 16 NOVEMBER 2020
NGC1 EXAM: 18 NOVEMBER 2020
NFC1 UNIT: 14-17 DECEMBER 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 18 DECEMBER 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£1,395.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES




Conversion Course Dates

Those who have successfully achieved the NGC1 unit within the last 5 years are exempt from having to do this mandatory unit again, and so can do the one week conversion course which does not include the NGC1 unit.



COURSE DATE:
NFC1 UNIT: 06-09 JANUARY 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 10 JANUARY 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£695.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NFC1 UNIT: 27-30 APRIL 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 01 MAY 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£695.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NFC1 UNIT: 20-23 JULY 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 24 JULY 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£695.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NFC1 UNIT: 05-08 OCTOBER 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 09 OCTOBER 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£695.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES


COURSE DATE:
NFC1 UNIT: 09-12 MARCH 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 13 MARCH 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£695.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NFC1 UNIT: 11-14 MAY 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 15 MAY 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£695.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NFC1 UNIT: 10-13 AUGUST 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 14 AUGUST 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£695.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NFC1 UNIT: 09-12 NOVEMBER 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 13 NOVEMBER 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£695.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES


COURSE DATE:
NFC1 UNIT: 30 MAR - 02 APR 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 03 APRIL 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£695.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NFC1 UNIT: 13-16 JULY 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 17 JULY 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£695.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NFC1 UNIT: 26-29 OCTOBER 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 30 OCTOBER 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£695.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES


COURSE DATE:
NFC1 UNIT: 10-13 FEBRUARY 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 14 FEBRUARY 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£695.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NFC1 UNIT: 01-04 JUNE 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 05 JUNE 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£695.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NFC1 UNIT: 21-24 SEPTEMBER 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 25 SEPTEMBER 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£695.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NFC1 UNIT: 30 NOV - 03 DEC 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 04 DECEMBER 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£695.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES


COURSE DATE:
NFC1 UNIT: 11-14 MAY 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 15 MAY 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£695.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NFC1 UNIT: 22-25 JUNE 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 26 JUNE 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£695.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES
COURSE DATE:
NFC1 UNIT: 14-17 DECEMBER 2020
NFC1 EXAM: 18 DECEMBER 2020

PRICE PER PERSON:
£695.00 + VAT

AVAILABILITY: YES


NEBOSH Fire Certificate Distance Learning


Introduction
Studying the NEBOSH General Certificate by distance learning

Whilst we would always recommend a classroom course as the best option for learning the information, passing the assessments and achieving the qualification, we realise that for some people, taking over two weeks out of the workplace will simply not be an option. Therefore, we also offer an the NEBOSH Fire Certificate course by distance learning.


Support

Support is provided throughout, with expert tutors being available by phone, e-mail, Skype or secure messaging. Although it might not be as good as having a tutor right there with you in the room, you will still have a good support system in place as you progress with your distance learning studies. There is also an invitation-only Facebook Group where students can discuss topics with each other and NEBOSH course tutors.


Assessments

To achieve the qualification, candidates must pass one written exam (NFC1), and a practical assessment (NFC2) carried out in the candidate's own workplace. This practical assessment needs to be completed within 14 days of sitting the written examination.

Candidates also need to have completed both parts within five years of registration.

The NFC1 written exam can currently be taken at the following locations:

  • London
  • Birmingham
  • Manchester

Cost and Additional Fees

The distance learning NEBOSH Fire Certificate course costs £395.00 + VAT. This price does not include the NFC1 and NFC2 exams/assessments. These can be booked when you have completed your studies and are ready to take them. Students enrolled with us receive a 50% discount on our NEBOSH exam only prices.


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Other NEBOSH Courses

Please see below for some other NEBOSH courses and qualifications which you may be interested in:

NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety

The NEBOSH National Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety is the flagship NEBOSH qualification, and is the first UK vocational qualification to be developed specifically for health and safety professionals.

The NEBOSH National Diploma provides the core health and safety knowledge (transferable across industry, commerce and the public sector) which, combined with understanding and appropriate application, underpins the competent performance of an occupational health and safety practitioner.

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NEBOSH National Diploma in Environmental Management

The NEBOSH Environmental Diploma is intended for safety professionals and managers who are taking on environmental responsibilities. It is designed for individuals with responsibilities for the management of environmental risk in relation to the damage caused by work activities.

Holders of the NEBOSH Environmental Diploma will be able to advise their organisation on the environmental impacts of their activities, on their legal obligations and the means of continuously improving their environmental performance as part of an integrated management approach.

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NEBOSH National General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety

The NEBOSH General Certificate is one of the most popular and widely-held health and safety qualifications in the UK. It is intended to be taken by managers, supervisors and any other employees who require an understanding of general health and safety issues.

The NEBOSH General Certificate covers the main legal requirements for health and safety in the UK, along with the identification and control of workplace hazards, and the practical application of this knowledge. The general content of the NEBOSH General Certificate syllabus means it is suitable and relevant for those working in virtually any industry, and is often used as a solid foundation for those going on to further study and specialising in a particular area such as construction site health and safety or fire safety.

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NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health and Safety

The NEBOSH Construction Certificate, or NEBOSH National Certificate in Construction Health & Safety to give it its full title, is one of the most recognised health and safety qualificatons in the construction industry.

It is aimed primarily at managers, supervisers, CDM co-ordinators and anyone else who is responsible for making sure that construction activities under their control are undertaken safely.

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NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management

The NEBOSH Environmental Certificate, or NEBOSH National Certificate in Environmental Management to give it its full title, is an environmental health and safety course which is intended to be taken by managers, supervisors and any other employees who are responsible for managing environmental issues at their workplace.

The NEBOSH Environmental Certificate qualification focuses on UK law, so is really only suitable for those who are based and operate within the UK.

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