NEBOSH IntetNational Certificate in Fire Safety and Management

nEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety & Risk Management is a qualification for those with fire safety responsibilities in the workplace. This course is suitable for people in any industry sector, anywhere in the world. It is ideal for:

  • Managers, and supervisory staff,
  • People moving into a fire safety advisor roles.

This qualification should equip holders to carry out fire risk assessments of most low risk workplaces and identify the range of fire protective and preventative measures required.

The National Certificate in Fire Safety & Risk Management course is split into three units of study, each of which is assessed separately:

Unit NGC1: Management of Health and Safety

Foundations in Health and Safety
Health and Safety Management Systems 1 - Policy
Health and Safety Management Systems 2 - Organising
Health and Safety Management Systems 3 - Planning
Health and Safety Management Systems 4 - Measuring, Audit and Review

Unit FC1: Fire Safety and Risk Management

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

Unit FC2: Fire Safety Practical Application

You can read the full syllabus here.


Holders of the National Fire Certificate are entitled to Associate Membership (AIOSH) of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). The qualification also meets the academic requirements for Technical Membership (Tech IOSH) of IOSH.

Blended Learning Option

You can study the National Certificate in Fire Safety & Risk Management by attending a blended learning course at one of our high-quality training venues in the USA, Kingston Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago.

Our blended learning course allows you to study the course by distance/e-learning and then attend a two-day classroom workshop which provides intensive tutor-led revision before you sit your exam.

e-Learning Option

Our distance/e-learning option with unlimited help and support from our expert NEBOSH Trainers is a great option for those who need a more flexible way to study the NEBOSH Certificate.

You can start the blended learning or e-learning course at anytime and you'll receive support and guidance from your online tutor as you progress through the learning activities.

Examination Dates

Units NGC1 and FC1 of the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety & Risk Management are each assessed by one two-hour written examination.

Unit FC2 is assessed by a two-hour practical assessment carried out in your workplace.

Exams take place in March, June, September and December.

We have exam centres in the USA, Jamaica, and Trinidad & Tobago. In addition, for other countries, we can make arrangements for you to take the exam at your local British Consultate office.

Course Pre-Requisites

No previous health and safety knowledge is required. However it should be noted that the examination is offered, and must be answered, in English, and that the course includes a requirement to write a short report, which must also be in English.

NEBOSH recommends that candidates undertaking the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire Safety & Risk Management should reach the equivalent of a scoring of 6.0 or higher under the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Classroom Learning Course Fees

Classroom sessions are two (2) weeks long $2,500 US

Blended Learning Course Fees

Jamaica Venue - $1400

Trinidad & Tobago Venue - $1400

USA Venue - $1600

all fees shown in US Dollars

e-Learning Course Fees

Jamaica - $1000

Trinidad & Tobago - $900

USA - $1400

all fees shown in US Dollars

Course Application

The course is being delivered by OSHE Consultants in Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and the USA, for aspiring fire safety and risk assessment professionals.

To complete your application for a place on one of our courses, please submit evidence of your qualifications to the course administrator by selecting one of the courses below.

You can make an application without having to pay any course fees. Once our course administrator has reviewed your previous qualifications and experience we'll then discuss with you your suitability for the course before offering you a place.

If you are an employer, please instruct each of your employees to make a personal application and we'll apply the appropriate discount rate when we ask for the course fees.

Apply for a place on one of these courses:

Jamaica Centre Course Application

Last modified: Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 7:13 PM