NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety

NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety

Training summary

The NEBOSH Fire Safety Certificate (Launched 2021) is designed for managers and supervisors who are responsible for fire safety legislation and equips candidates with a range of practical fire safety skills. The Course provides delegates with the necessary fire safety skills and knowledge to protect people, property and the workplace from fire hazards. By the end of the course, delegates will be able to identify fire risks and implement a range of fire prevention measures.

This Course replaces the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management.


  • Health and safety 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

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the management of health and safety
  • Manage fire safety protocols in their workplace
  • Understand the principles of fires and explosions
  • Identify the causes and preventions of fires and explosions
  • Identify and implement fire prevention and protection in buildings
  • Manage the safety of people in the event of a fire
  • Conduct a fire safety risk assessment
  • Promote a fire safety culture

Course details:

  • 4 day NEBOSH course
  • Involves a minimum of 28 taught hours
  • Approx 20 hours of private study/background reading
  • Date: 17th – 20th June (FSC1 & FCS2)
  • Exam date: Wednesday 3rd July
  • Location: Old School House, L36 0UX
  • Cost: £695 + VAT (full course)
  • Price includes NEBOSH fees and course books

Suitable for:

  • Those who have fire safety responsibilities at a low to medium risk workplace (such as an office)
  • Facilities Managers and Health & Safety Managers/Representatives
  • Suitable for individuals who wish to build a career as a fire safety advisor.


The NEBOSH Fire Safety Certificate course consists of two assessments. NEBOSH external examiners will evaluate both parts of the assessment.

  • An open book examination – Candidates will have 24 hours to complete this written examination from home.
  • A practical fire risk assessment – Candidates are required to complete a practical fire risk assessment at their workplace, using frameworks and standards, such as the Home Office fire guidance and PAS79-1:2020. There is no time restriction for the risk assessment, but three hours is recommended to compile a comprehensive risk assessment.

On completion of the NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety you will have the knowledge and skills to:

  • Understand fire and explosion protection and prevention principles
  • Carry out an effective fire risk assessment in a low to medium risk workplace.


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