NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management
This is a unit supplement to the NEBOSH General Certificate comprising of one week’s formal tuition concluding with a written examination and a practical assessment.
See it as an endorsement to your existing valuable NEBOSH qualification which extends your competence and capability to this important topic.
To be eligible you must posses a Paper NGC1 pass (formerly known as Paper A1) in the General Certificate current within the last five years. If you are out of time we can arrange to refresh your existing certificate by helping you re-sit Paper NGC1 to the new syllabus; ask for details.
If you don’t hold the NEBOSH General Certificate NGC1 call us to discuss options. The Programme
The FC1 syllabus covers:
Managing Fire Risk
- The legal framework;
- The legal and financial consequences of failure to manage fire safety;
- The process, sequences and the purpose of investigating fire related incidents (accidental and maliciously set fires) in the workplace;
- The legal and organisational requirements for recording and reporting fire related incidents.
Principles of Fire and Explosion
- Combustion processes
- Ignition of solids, liquids and gases
- Fire growth and spread
- Explosion and explosive combustion
Causes and Prevention of Fires
- Fire risks associated with flammable, combustible and explosive substances
- Fire risks associated with common workplace processes and activities
- Measures to prevent fires
- Requirements for adequate means of escape
- Access requirements to assist in fire fighting operations
- Fire detection and alarm systems
- Early fire suppression systems
Safety of People in the Event of Fire
- Devising procedures in the event of a fire
- How people perceive and react to fire danger
- The measures needed to overcome behavioural problems and to ensure safe evacuation of people in the event of fire
- Assisting disabled people to escape.
Fire Risk Assessment
- Fire risk assessment recording and reviewing procedures
- The potential for pollution arising from fires
- Measures to prevent and reduce fire pollution
The examination (FC1) completes the week of study, and a practical test (FC2) needs to be conducted in the candidates own workplace shortly after sitting the examination.
Everyone attending the programme will get a comprehensive reference manual covering, in depth, all of the subjects included in the training programme.
We won’t leave you stranded when it comes to the final test. Throughout the programme our trainers will help you to prepare for the examination by developing your question reading and answering technique. This attention to the finer detail of the examination ensures that most of our candidates pass first time.