Don’t forget that NEBOSH offer a range of specialist qualifications!

NEBOSH training is a game-changer in the world of health and safety. By completing NEBOSH qualifications, you not only gain valuable knowledge but also demonstrate your commitment to maintaining high standards in the field.

One of the key reasons to complete NEBOSH training is the enhanced career opportunities it provides. Employers value individuals who possess NEBOSH qualifications as they know that these professionals have undergone rigorous training and can help create safer working environments.

NEBOSH is widely recognised for its prestigious General Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety. However, it is important not to overlook their additional specialist courses, such as the NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety and NEBOSH Certificate in Environmental Management, which also provide specialist knowledge and valuable qualifications. These courses are designed to equip professionals with the expertise needed to excel in specific areas.

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.

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.

Our next course is on 8th – 10th July in Rainham, Kent


Delving into the NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate

The NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate is a prestigious qualification that provides comprehensive knowledge and skills in environmental management, this certificate equips individuals with the tools to manage environmental risks and effectively implement sustainable practices within organisations.

What Does the Course Cover?

The NEBOSH Environmental delves into various aspects of environmental management, including:

  1. Environmental Management Systems (EMS): Understanding the principles and frameworks of EMS, such as ISO 14001, and how to implement them effectively.
  2. Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA): Assessing the potential environmental impacts of projects and activities and implementing measures to mitigate adverse effects.
  3. Environmental Legislation: Familiarising oneself with relevant environmental laws, regulations, and compliance requirements.
  4. Waste Management: Developing strategies for effectively managing, disposing, and recycling waste materials.
  5. Pollution Control: Implementing measures to prevent and control air, water, and soil pollution.
  6. Energy Management: Promoting energy efficiency and conservation practices to reduce environmental impact.
  7. Sustainability: Incorporating sustainable practices into business operations to minimise resource consumption and promote long-term environmental stewardship.

Who Should Pursue the NEBOSH Environmental?

The NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate is ideal for professionals involved in environmental management, sustainability, health and safety, and compliance roles across various industries. This includes:

  1. Environmental Managers and Coordinators
  2. Health, Safety, and Environment (HSE) Managers
  3. Compliance Officers
  4. Sustainability Practitioners
  5. Project Managers
  6. Facilities Managers
  7. Consultants

What Are the Benefits of Obtaining the NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate?

  1. Enhanced Skills: Gain in-depth knowledge and practical skills in environmental management, enabling you to contribute effectively to organisational sustainability efforts.
  2. Career Advancement: The NEBOSH EMC is widely recognised and respected by employers globally, opening doors to new career opportunities and advancement.
  3. Improved Performance: Learn to identify environmental risks, implement adequate controls, and drive continuous improvement in environmental performance.
  4. Organisational Compliance: Ensure compliance with environmental legislation and regulations, reducing the risk of legal penalties and reputational damage.
  5. Cost Savings: Implementing sustainable practices can save costs through resource efficiency and waste reduction.
  6. Positive Impact: Contribute to a healthier environment and a more sustainable future for future generations.

In summary, the NEBOSH Environmental Management Certificate offers a valuable opportunity to develop expertise in environmental management, advance your career prospects, and positively impact the world around us. Whether you’re seeking to enhance your skills or drive sustainability initiatives within your organisation, this certification provides the knowledge and tools needed to succeed.

Our next course takes place on 19th – 23rd August in Rainham, Kent

Courses we offer at Lighthouse Safety include:

NEBOSH National General Certificate

NEBOSH Construction Certificate

NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety

NEBOSH Environmental Management

NEBOSH Introduction to Incident Investigation

NEBOSH Introduction to Incident Investigation

NEBOSH HSE Certificate in Manual Handling Risk Assessment

How to get started with NEBOSH

How to get started with NEBOSH? It’s a question that many individuals interested in pursuing a career in health and safety may ask. Fortunately, the process is straightforward and accessible.

It’s important to research and understand which NEBOSH qualification aligns with your professional goals. Whether you’re looking to specialise in construction, fire safety, or general health and safety management, NEBOSH offers a range of certifications tailored to different industries.

Once you’ve identified the most suitable qualification for your needs, the next step is to find an accredited training provider. At Lighthouse we are NEBOSH Gold Learning Partners ensuring our candidates are provided with the highest level of training with our passionate tutors either in our classrooms, or via remote learning.
Throughout your NEBOSH journey, remember to stay committed and dedicated to your studies. The courses can be demanding but ultimately rewarding. Make use of resources provided by us including study materials, revision guides, and mock exams.


Our upcoming NEBOSH Training courses can be found here

July 4, 2024 | Categories: Lighthouse News |
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