NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety - Distance Learning

This qualification helps delegates learn and develop fire safety skills which can be applied in workplaces anywhere in the world.

Course Attendees

This course has been specifically designed for those who need to ensure that their organisation meets its responsibilities under fire safety legislation. Such individuals include:

  • Managers with a responsibility for fire safety in the workplace
  • Those working in facilities management
  • Employee representatives and others
  • Those wishing to start a career in fire safety or occupational safety and health

Course Background

The NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety qualification helps delegates learn and develop fire safety skills which can be applied in workplaces around the world. On competition of the qualification, delegates will be equipped to understand fire and explosion protection and prevention principles as well as be able to carry out an effective fire risk assessment in a low-to medium-risk workplace.

The Fire Safety Certificate (FSC) replaces the National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management and the International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management.

Course Duration

An appropriate time scale for undertaking distance learning is 3-6 months depending on the learning undertaken by the individual; we strongly recommend no longer than 12 months is taken to complete the course.

Course Programme

Unit FSC1 - Fire safety

  • Managing fire safety
  • Principles of fire and explosion
  • Fuel, oxygen and ignition sources and control measures
  • Fire protection in buildings
  • Safety of people in the event of a fire
  • Fire safety risk assessment

Unit FSC2 - Fire risk assessment

  • Practical risk assessment - this has been developed around fire risk assessment standards such as the Home Office fire guidance and PAS79-1:2020.

Delegates requiring additional information about this course can download the syllabus guide here.

Training Certification and Assessment

Assessment consists of one open-book examination (OBE) and one practical risk assessment. The open book exam for unit FSC1 will take around five hours and can be completed at home, with delegates having 24 hour period to complete and return it to NEBOSH. Unit FSC2 is assessed via a three-hour practical fire risk assessment carried out in a workplace.

Successful delegates will be awarded with the nationally recognised qualification.

Book this course

Open booking

from£705 +VAT

This course does not have discounted pricing available

  • Discount rate available for three or more delegates

  • Quick and easy online booking

  • Manage your delegates and certificates online

Additional information

  • NEBOSH Certificate Fire Safety DL.pdf