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NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management E-learning Course

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ABOUT THE E-LEARNING COURSE

The NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management is designed for people throughout the world who have fire safety responsibilities at work. It provides the knowledge and understanding, when combined with relevant experience, to carry out an effective fire risk assessment, as well as embed good practice in the workplace.

Holders of this accredited qualification help their organisation to meet 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 YOU LEARN FROM THE COURSE?

The NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management covers the following key topics:

Management of health and safety

  • Managing fire safety
  • Principles of fire and explosion
  • Causes and prevention of fires and explosions
  • Fire protection in buildings
  • Safety of people in the event of fire
  • Fire safety risk assessment

Students will be able to complete a fire safety risk assessment of a workplace. In particular, to:

  • Identify fire hazards in the workplace
  • Identify persons who could be at risk should a fire start
  • Assess the adequacy of existing fire safety measures to control risk
  • Assess the risk of fire occurring
  • Assess and demonstrate understanding of the speed at which fire and smoke could spread once started
  • Assess the risk to persons from fire
  • Where necessary, recommend additional fire safety measures to further reduce risk
  • Recommend a risk assessment review date
  • No previous health and safety or fire safety knowledge is required although it should be noted that the assessment includes a requirement to write a short report.

The qualification is divided into three units:

  • IGC1: Management of international health and safety
  • IFC1: International fire safety and risk management
  • FC2: Practical Fire Risk Assessment

WHAT IS THE COURSE METHODOLOGY?

The course employs a variety of training tools such as digital learning, tests, and other interactive exercises to enhance delivery of theoretical knowledge.

Duration:

Unit IGC1: 36 hours tuition and 23 hours private study Total: 59 hours
Unit IFC1: 29 hours tuition and 24 hours private study Total: 53 hours
Unit FC2: 4 hours tuition and 4 hours private study Total: 8 hours
A full-time block release course would be expected to last for a minimum of two weeks (ten working days) and a part-time day release course would be spread over at least ten weeks.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THE COURSE?

NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management is the qualification for people with fire safety responsibilities at work. It is particularly relevant for those who contribute to or conduct and review fire risk assessments within low to medium risk workplaces.

WHO IS THE COURSE ADVISOR?

The course structure and content are developed by experts from TÜV SÜD.

This assures you that the course has been created with meticulous instruction, introducing you to diverse perspectives and best practices in the relevant standards.

  • WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF ENROLLING IN THIS COURSE?
    • World-Class Training
      Learn from TÜV SÜD’s industry experts and training specialists
    • Flexible Learning Style
      Study in your own time, at your own pace
    • Continuous Feedback
      Get prompt feedback from content-embedded assessment
    • Competency-Based Learning
      Show your course progress based on demonstrated learning
    • Professional Certification
      Get a globally recognised certificate and enhance your career development
  • FAQs
    1. How do I enroll for the course?
      To enroll, simply select the course which you would like to register for, fill out the form on the webpage accordingly.
    2. What is included with the course?
      You get access to our e-learning content along with the assessments that will help you understand the topics in depth. In the event of any technical difficulties, you can contact us for support.
    3. Can I pause the course and log in to it anytime?
      Yes. The course allows you to take a break and return to it within the defined access period.
    4. Are there any tests in the middle of the course?
      Yes, there are interactive quizzes throughout the course to gauge your understanding of the lectures.
    5. Can I get a refund if I cancel my enrolment?
      No, refund is not possible once the account is activated.
    6. What happens if I don't finish the course within the access period?
      Access period may be adjusted for B2B customers depending on what was agreed in the contract. For B2C customers, access runs only for 30 days.
    7. I have difficulty accessing the course. Whom should I contact?
      To contact someone from TÜV SÜD, you may email us at [email protected].
    8. Who developed the course and what are their qualifications?
      The course is developed by TÜV SÜD’s Digital Academy Approval Board. The experts undergo relevant upskilling programmes, benefitting from TÜV SÜD’s 150 years of expertise and global heritage.
    9. Whom do I contact if I want more in-depth course materials?
      To contact someone from TÜV SÜD, you may email us at [email protected].

    To know more about TÜV SÜD, please click here.

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