NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management

Course Description


The NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management teaches how to carry out fire risk assessments and identify the range of measures needed to minimise the risk of fire. It helps holders manage risk more effectively and is ideal for:

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

The NEBOSH Fire Certificate is widely respected by employers and meets the requirements for Technician Membership of IOSH (Tech IOSH) and Associate Membership of IIRSM (AIIRSM)

Course Content

The NEBOSH National Fire Certificate is made up of three units:

Unit NGC1: Management of Health and Safety

  •  Foundations in Health and Safety
  • Plan
  • Do
  • Check
  • Act

Unit FC1: Fire Safety and Risk Management

  • Managing Fire Safety
  • Principles of Fire and Explosion
  • Causes and Prevention of Fires and Explosions
  • Fire Protection in Buildings
  • Safety of People in the Event of a Fire
  • Fire Safety Risk Assessment

Unit NFC2: Fire Safety Practical Application

  • Work based practical assessment


Units NGC1 and NFC1 of the NEBOSH National Certificate are each assessed by a
two-hour written examinations. Unit NFC2 is assessed by a practical assessment
carried out at a workplace.


If you have been awarded the NEBOSH National General or Construction
Certificate in the last 5 years you will be exempt from Unit NGC1 and can simply
‘top up’ by completing Unit NFC1 and the practical assessment (Unit NFC2).

Method of Study

This course is available In Classroom or Online e-Learning

Classroom Courses

  • Complete Course 2 Weeks (9-days) + exams

Online Courses

Flexible, fully tutor supported on-line learning available anywhere in the world

  • 120 hours of study (3-9 months) + exams
  • Start any time
  • Exams are usually held 4 times a year
  • 200+ exam centres available worldwide – additional fees will apply for centres outside London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle,
    Dubai, Tbilisi or Tunis


High quality, full colour complete course textbooks – Additional £34.90 + postage & Packaging

  • Essential study guide, covering the complete NEBOSH Syllabus
  • Note: Printed version supplied with classroom courses; On-line version supplied with e-learning courses

Revision Guides

Concise complete course guide to key topics and how to answer exam questions

  • Printed – £19 + Postage & Packaging
  • Digital (PDF) format – £15


Refunds of fees will only be made for written cancellations received at least 21 days prior to the start of the course (less a 10% cancellation fee to cover administration costs). However, we are happy to accept substitute delegates. Any changes to delegates should be notified, by telephone, as soon as possible.Bookings that are accepted within 48 hours are deemed confirmed and subject to payment, even if the delegate is subsequently unable to attend.

The programme of courses is correct at the time of publication. However, we reserve the right to alter or cancel the programme due to circumstances beyond our control.

Please Note

  • This course is run in conjunction with Rapid Results College (RRC)
  • Please feel free to call us to discuss your specific needs.

Course Details

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Classroom: 2 Weeks (9-days) + exams

Online e-Learning: 120 hours of study (3-9 months) + exams

Typical capacity:


Typical cost per candidate:

Typical cost per course:

Classroom: £1485.00

Online: £490.00

All courses conducted in the UK are subject to VAT at the prevailing rate

Please note: The fee includes an additional fee of £110 payable to NEBOSH for the examination