• NEBOSH International Certificate In Fire Safety And Risk Management About Course

Course Overview

The NEBOSH International Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management is designed for people throughout the world who have fire safety responsibilities at work. It provides knowledge and understanding when combined with relevant experience, to carry out an effective fire risk assessment, as well as embed good practice in the workplace.
Holders of this accredited qualification help their organization to meet its fire safety responsibilities. It leads to a safer environment for employees and visitors to premises and an improved fire safety culture for employers and building managers.

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Course Outline

  • Management of health and safety
  • 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 fire
  • Fire safety risk assessment

This qualification is for people with fire safety responsibilities at work. It is particularly relevant for those who contribute to or conduct and review fire risk assessments within low to medium risk workplaces.

For many who already have responsibility for other compliance issues, such as health and safety or environmental management, gaining specialist knowledge of fire safety can further expand their capabilities and help bring success and advancement to their career. The same applies to others in general management positions in the workplace.

At the end of the course, Learners will be able to complete a fire safety risk assessment of a workplace. In particular, to:

  • Identify fire hazards in the workplace
  • Identify persons who could be at risk should a fire start
  • Assess the adequacy of existing fire safety measures to control risk
  • Assess the risk of fire occurring
  • Assess and demonstrate understanding of the speed at which fire and smoke could spread once started
  • Assess the risk to persons from fire
  • Where necessary, recommend additional fire safety measures to further reduce risk
  • Recommend a risk assessment review date

For this qualification, a participant should plan for approximately 120 hours of private study.

Registration, Certification, and Sitting Fee: NGN 250,000

Examination Schedule

Available annually in the months of March / June / September / December


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