NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management

NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management


Ensuring your employees’ route to safety in the event of a fire

Who is it for?

The NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management is the ideal choice for Facilities and Health and Safety Managers, Health and Safety Officers or anyone taking responsibility for conducting and managing fire risk assessments in business. It sets out clearly the steps and methods for reducing the potential for an incident related to fire.

Business benefits
  • Ensure that companies understand and are able to meet legal compliance with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005
  • Competence to conduct and complete fire risk assessments
  • Internal ability to implement preventative or control measures to reduce risks
Course overview

NGC1: Management of health and safety

  • Health and safety policy
  • Organising for health and safety
  • Promoting a health and safety culture
  • Risk assessment in context
  • Principles of control
  • Monitoring, review and audit
  • Incident investigation, recording and reporting

FC1: 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 fire
  • Fire safety risk assessment

FC2: Fire safety practical application

  • Risk assessment in a work context


The syllabus requires 70 hours delivered tuition and completion of 55 hours of private study. Delegates must sit and pass two exams (NGC1 and FC1) and submit a practical risk assessment project (FC2).

Please note

If you hold an existing NEBOSH General Certificate that is less than five years old, you can take the FC1 and FC2 components over 7 days of training followed by the exam, without having to retake NGC1. Please contact us for more details. No previous health and safety knowledge is required, however the standard of English required must be such that delegates can both understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus. NEBOSH suggest that at least 55 hours of private study time is allocated in addition to the taught component.

Sponsored option

This course is available as a company sponsored event, delivered at a location, date and time which is mutually agreed. The fees for this event vary depending on the location, number attending and the level of training required and the degree of customisation. Please contact us to discuss your requirements.

On demand course available

This course is available on demand and dates are available on application, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

Next steps

Group discounts are available for this course

Take advantage of these discounts when booking this course;

  • 5% off for 2-3 people
  • 8% off for 4-5 people
  • 12% off for 6 or more people
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