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The NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety would benefit managers, supervisors and employee representatives that have been designated with fire responsibilities. It equips delegates to conduct and review fire risk assessments in most, low-risk workplaces and enables them to identify preventative and protective measures.
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Duration: 4 Days plus exams
Prices for this course will include all course materials, study days, revision and exam fees.
This NEBOSH accredited qualification is divided into two units, each of which is assessed separately:
Fire Safety (FSC1)Practical Fire Risk Assessment (FSC2)
The NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety course covers the management of health and safety and in particular fire safety including legal requirements.
>Certification: On successful completion delegates receive a unit certificate for each exam, if all three units are passed delegates will receive the full NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety qualification.
Location: Bedford, London, Birmingham, Manchester, Via eLearning and more
What you will learn
An understanding of the legal framework relating to fire and health and safetyTo appreciate the purpose and procedures of investigating fires in the workplaceHow to outline the principles behind ignition and spread of fire and explosion in work premisesTo identify the causes of fire and explosion and outline appropriate control measures to minimise fire risksHow to advise on the means of fire protection and prevention of fire spread within buildingsHow to advise on the development and maintenance of a fire evacuation procedureThe ability to use a simple fire risk assessment technique to determine risk levels and assess the adequacy of controlsThe principals of fire and explosion, causes and prevention of fires, fire protection in buildings and ensuring the safety of people in the event of a fire
Fire Certificate 1 (FSC1)
Element 1: Managing Fire SafelyMoral expectations of good standards of fire safetyThe financial cost of incidents (insured and uninsured costs), including penalties imposed for false alarmsEmployers' responsibilitiesWorkers' responsibilitiesThe role of enforcement agencies and other external agencies
Element 2: Principles of fire and explosionPrinciples of the combustion process in relation to fire safetyThe principles and conditions for the ignition of solids, liquids and gasesPrinciples of combustion, fire growth and fire spreadPrinciples of explosion and explosive combustion
Element 3: Fuel, oxygen and ignition sources and control measuresSources of fuel, oxygen and ignition sourcesCauses of fires and explosions in typical work activitiesAppropriate control measures to minimise fire and explosion risk
Element 4: Fire protection of buildingsFire protection and prevention of fire and smoke spread within buildingsMeans of escapeMethods and systems available to give early warning in case of fire Classification of fires, extinguishing media and portable fire-fighting equipmentRequirements for ensuring access for the fire serviceThe method of operation and maintenance of fixed installation systems
Element 5: Safety of people in the event of fireFire emergency planDevelopment and maintenance of fire evacuation proceduresPerception and behaviour of people in the event of a fireAppropriate training requirements
Element 6: Fire Safety Risk AssessmentAims and objectives of fire safety risk assessmentsPrinciples and practice of fire safety risk assessmentsMatters to be considered in a risk assessment of dangerous substancesMeasures to be taken to control risk in respect of dangerous substance
Fire Certificate 2 (FC2)
Unit FC2 is assessed by one fire risk assessment carried out in the candidate’s workplace. The assessment is marked by NEBOSH.Candidates will be required to complete the FC2 assessment within 14 days of sitting the examination for FC1.