A fire can have a devastating effect on an organisation. 77% of businesses experiencing a major fire never fully recover. The updated duties under the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 place the responsibility on employers and those in control of premises to ensure that they assess fire risks and take steps to minimise those risks and safeguard people in the event of a fire.
The NEBOSH International Fire Certificate is made up of three units:
Unit IGC1: Management of International Health and Safety
- Foundations in Health and Safety
- Health and Safety Management Systems 1 - Policy
- Health and Safety Management Systems 2 - Organising
- Health and Safety Management Systems 3 - Planning
- Health and Safety Management Systems 4 - Measuring, Audit and Review
Unit IFC1: Fire Safety and Risk Management
- Managing Fire Safety
- Principles of Fire and Explosion
- Causes and Prevention of Fires
- Fire Protection in Buildings
- Safety of People in the Event of a Fire
- Fire Safety Risk Assessment
Unit IFC2: Fire Safety Practical Application
Assessed by a 2 hour practical assessment, undertaken in your workplace
Have you already completed Unit IGC1 within the last 5 years? You could be exempt from retaking this unit - speak to our advisors about a discounted price.
Managers and supervisory staff who need to ensure that their organisation meets its responsibilities under fire safety legislation. This course will equip duty holders to carry out fire risk assessments of most low risk workplaces and identify the range of fire protective and preventative measures required. It is therefore also suitable for people moving into fire safety adviser roles.
The syllabus is based on the UK's National Occupational Standards in Fire Safety at level 3, which has common units with the Emergency Fire Services National Occupational Standards. Therefore the NEBOSH International Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate may also be of benefit to fire service personnel developing their underpinning knowledge as part of an Integrated Personal Development System.
Candidates must have already achieved the International General Certificate Unit 1 (IGC1) either on its own or as part of the International General Certificate course within the last five years.
Delegates who successfully complete the 2 hour written paper (IFC1), plus a practical assessment (IFC2) will receive a NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate.
This e-learning course is provided through our training partner RRC.
RRC are an accredited NEBOSH training provider, center number 335.
Risk Management, Facility Management, Occupational Health and Safety Management, Environmental Management
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