NEBOSH International Fire Certificate | Safety Risk Management

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NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management

About This Course

The NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management is a new qualification for those with fire safety responsibilities in the workplace.

The training will assist personnel in carrying out fire risk assessments and identify the range of measures one will need to minimize the risk of fire in the workplace; thereafter help to raise the standards of fire risk management in workplaces across the world.

COURSE CONTENT

The NEBOSH International Fire Certificate course is split into three units of study, each of which is assessed separately:

UNIT IGC1: Management of International Health and Safety * 

  • Foundations in Health and Safety
  • Health and Safety Management Systems 1 - Plan
  • Health and Safety Management Systems 2 - Do
  • Health and Safety Management Systems 3 - Check
  • Health and Safety Management Systems 4 - Act

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: Workplace-Based Practical Assessment (Fire Risk Assessment)

Note * - If you have been awarded a NEBOSH International General Certificate in the last 5 years you will be exempt from IGC1 and can simply 'top up' with the specialist unit and practical assessment to achieve the new award.

BENEFITS 

  • Knowledge: Even in low-risk workplaces, protecting people and property from fire takes specialist know-how. The qualification gives you this knowledge.
  • Enjoyment: You’ll enjoy taking this qualification. You’ll discover skills and techniques that are useful and practical.
  • Achievement: The NEBOSH name is a mark of excellence in safety. People from all parts of the world are proud to have achieved our qualifications.
  • Recognition: When it comes to safety in the workplace, NEBOSH qualifications are what employers seek and are held in high esteem everywhere.
  • Career development: Gaining specialist knowledge of fire safety will give you an extra skill that could help bring success and advancement to your career.

BENEFITS FOR COMPANIES

  • A safer workplace: Fire safety is important. It protects people from injury and loss of life. It protects your property, your assets and your investment. People with the NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management know how help their employers avoid damaging and sometimes catastrophic losses that result from fire.
  • Assurance: An employer whose staff are NEBOSH qualified is an employer committed to safety. The NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management provides an assurance of fire safety—something that can help employers achieve recognized standards and can even help to win new business.
  • Return on investment: An employee with this qualification has a practical set of skills that brings real value to the modern workplace.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

This qualification is designed for anyone with safety responsibilities in the workplace including:

  • Managers, supervisors and employee representatives.
  • Those with fire safety responsibilities at work.
  • Those looking to take on fire safety advisory roles.

A widely respected qualification which meets the requirements for Technical Membership of IOSH and Associate Membership of IIRSM.

ASSESSMENT AND CERTIFICATION

The course is assessed through written examinations for each of the units and a practical fire risk assessment. A unit certificate is issued denoting successful achievement of each unit. After successful completion of the two units and practical assessment, you will attain the certificate of NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management.

Examinations are held on the last day of the course or for distance learners four times per year at any British Council or participating university.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

  • Holders of the International Fire Certificate are entitled to Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technical Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH and Associate Membership (AIIRSM) of the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).
  • It also provides eligibility for Technician Membership (TIFPO) of the Institute of Fire Prevention Officers (IFPO) and meets the academic requirements for Associate Membership (AMIFPO).  Persons with the relevant skills and experience may also apply to join the IFPO Fire Risk Assessors Register.
  • The NEBOSH International Fire Certificate has been accredited and credit rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). It sits in the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at SCQF Level 6 with 13 SCQF credit points.

    SCQF Level 6 is comparable to NQF/QCF Level 3 in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. See the “Qualifications Can Cross Boundaries” chart issued by the UK regulators, available here.

LEARNING OPTIONS

  • FULL TIME TRAINING
    Full Time training will be delivered face to face over a 5-day period with examinations on the final day or Saturday.
  • E-LEARNING
    E-learning is delivered via our interactive portal over a three month period per unit (options to extend).
  • DISTANCE LEARNING
    Distance learning is delivered via hardcopy course materials and email contact with the tutor for assignments over a 12 month period (options to extend).
  • COMBINED LEARNING
    This option combines e-learning and distance learning so candidates have access to our interactive portal and hardcopy course materials.
  • BLENDED LEARNING
    This is a combination of full time with e-learning/distance options to aid the learning experience.

IN-HOUSE TRAINING

This course can be tailored to reflect your organisation's system of work. It can also be presented as an in-company package at your company's facility and/or preferred location. For further details such as corporate rates and schedules, please contact us.

NOTE

This course is also available for UK delegates who wish to attain a UK qualification namely NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management. Click here for details

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Course Schedule

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British Councils Worldwide IFC1 EXAMINATION
06 Jun 2018
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IFC1 EXAMINATION
06 Jun 2018
SGD $185
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Global Practical Examination IFC2 EXAMINATION WORKPLACE
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SGD $185
IFC2 EXAMINATION WORKPLACE
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SGD $185
Singapore Full time (6 days) + FREE ELEARNING ACCESS
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SGD $1,950
Singapore - Full time (6 days) + FREE ELEARNING ACCESS
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SGD $1,950

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