Achieve Excellence with the NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety


The NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety is a globally respected and modern safety management qualification that equips professionals with the fundamentals of fire safety, fire risk assessments, and fire safety responsibilities. This qualification is applicable for both UK and international contexts, making it relevant across various industries and workplaces.

Who Should Attend?

The course is designed for:

  • Health and safety managers
  • Facilities managers
  • Health and safety representatives
  • Anyone responsible for managing fire safety within their organisation

It also serves as excellent continued professional development (CPD) for professionals seeking to expand their fire safety knowledge.

Why Choose Lighthouse Safety?

As a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner, Lighthouse Safety goes above and beyond the principles of learning excellence, including:

  • Quality of Material: We provide top-notch learning materials regularly updated to reflect current industry standards and best practices.
  • Expert Tutors: Our tutors are seasoned professionals with extensive experience in fire safety and NEBOSH training.
  • Exceptional Support: We offer unlimited support from our approved NEBOSH tutors until you pass your exams.
  • Engaging Learning Environment: Our courses are designed to be interactive and engaging, ensuring a positive learning experience.

From the outset, our expert tutors are dedicated to guiding you through your qualification. They provide comprehensive support, helping you apply your knowledge to real-world scenarios, thereby enabling you to confidently achieve your certification.

Course Outcome

Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive the NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety, an SCQF Level 6 qualification (equivalent to RQF Level 3, similar to an A Level). This comprehensive course will equip you with:

  • A thorough understanding of the principles and practices of managing fire risk in the workplace
  • The confidence to apply your knowledge effectively

Course Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification. However, learners must have a suitable standard of English language to understand and articulate the concepts contained in the syllabus.

Course Overview

The qualification comprises two units:

Unit FSC1:

  • Management of fire safety
  • Principles of fire and explosions
  • Fire sources and controls
  • Fire protection in buildings
  • Fire risk assessments

This unit is assessed via an open-book exam completed online.

Unit FSC2:

  • Fire risk assessments

This unit is assessed via a practical risk assessment based on a workplace.

Professional Recognition

NEBOSH qualifications are recognised by the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) and the International Institute of Risk and Safety Management (IIRSM).


Unit FSC1:

  • The open book examination is completed online via the NEBOSH exam portal and is accessible for 24 hours.
  • On average, you should allocate approximately 5 hours to complete the exam.
  • Grading for FSC1 is as follows:
    • Pass: 45-64 marks
    • Credit: 65-74 marks
    • Distinction: 75+ marks

Unit FSC2:

  • Workplace-based fire risk assessment task
  • Completed in a workplace and submitted to BSC via email
  • FSC2 is marked either as a pass or refer (fail)

You must pass both units to achieve your full NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety.

Join Us Today!

At Lighthouse Safety, we believe in changing minds and shaping futures. Our commitment to excellence ensures that you will receive the best possible training and support to achieve your NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety. For more information or to enroll, please contact us today and begin your journey towards becoming a fire safety expert.

Course information and booking can be found here

June 26, 2024 | Categories: News | fire course,   Fire Safety,   fire safety training,   nebosh fire,   
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