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The NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate classroom course is perfect for people who have fire safety responsibilities at work.

 It’s an industry-leading qualification that more than 10,000 people have passed. With the help of our experienced trainers, we will give you the knowledge needed to carry out effective fire risk assessments and establish good practice in the workplace. All from the comfort of a classroom.

Who can benefit from NEBOSH fire safety training?

The NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management course is designed for managers and supervisors who are responsible for ensuring that their organisation adheres to fire safety legislation. It is also for individuals who wish to build a career as a fire safety adviser.

The qualification equips your staff with the necessary skills and knowledge to carry out fire risk assessments across a variety of workplaces. By the end of the course, they will also be able to identify and implement a range of fire prevention measures.

How can employers benefit from this NEBOSH course?

Organisations with staff who have undergone NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management training can rely on a safer environment for employees and visitors.

As part of this course, we also focus on creating the right fire safety culture. This can play a major role in helping to avoid the damaging and, sometimes, catastrophic losses that can result from fire.

Can a NEBOSH Fire Safety Certificate lead to other qualifications?

Yes. NEBOSH Fire Safety Certificate holders can apply for technical membership of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Tech IOSH).

Many students also progress to the NEBOSH National Diploma (Grad IOSH) and, from there, to chartered status (CMIOSH).

Alternatively, if Classroom Learning isn’t suitable, this course is also available in a number of other formats. Please call us on 0345 500 8811 to discuss further.

Course programme and duration

What the course covers

  • 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 a fire.
  • Fire safety risk assessment.

NEBOSH Fire Certificate course programme

There are two units, combining classroom learning with a practical assessment.

Unit FC1: Fire Safety and Risk Management:

  • Element 1: Managing Fire Safety.
  • Element 2: Principles of fire and explosion.
  • Element 3: Causes and prevention of fires.
  • Element 4: Fire protection in buildings.
  • Element 5: Safety of people in the event of a fire.
  • Element 6: Fire Safety Risk Assessment.

Unit FC2 is a practical assessment conducted in the candidate's workplace.

The course takes five days to complete, including exams.

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Course Content

Why Choose Phoenix Health & Safety Classroom Learning  

We offer a variety of courses in a classroom environment. Delegates are tutored through the course content by an expert tutor.

The course content is detailed and engaging, and a variety of teaching methods are used to get the key points across.

Our training venues are selected according to specific criteria that include natural daylight, air conditioning and plenty of space.

Locations are in major towns and cities all across the UK, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Bristol, Leeds, Southampton and the North East.

Delegates also receive high quality lunch and refreshments on each day of the course.

  • Fantastic course materials written by Phoenix Health & Safety
  • Course materials available in printed and electronic format. Audiobooks are also available to purchase. 
  • Top quality trainers with first class qualifications and experience
  • Lots of activities and examples incorporated into the course materials
  • A variety of teaching techniques employed to get the message across
  • Phoenix Pass Pledge on all IOSH, NEBOSH and ConstructionSkills courses so our support never expires – once you have enrolled, we are with you until you pass.
  • Pass rates consistently at 95%+ on NEBOSH and IOSH courses
  • Competitive prices – discounts available for multiple or repeat bookings
  • Top quality training venues
  • High quality food and refreshments provided at all training venues
  • Additional learning support – Live webinars, Facebook groups, YouTube channel, e-learning revision modules and more
  • All delegates receive FREE LIFETIME access to our online client support section on our website. From here you can download health and safety template forms and checklists that will assist in your studies AND your job
  • Student discount cards available to Phoenix Health & Safety students
 From day one the tutor had the whole class involved and the interaction between tutor and students was first class. The course content was delivered to an excellent standard, the power point presentations were interesting, full of relevant material and up to date information. I would also like to thank Phoenix Health & Safety for choosing an excellent location and facilities.  

Tony Kelly (NEBOSH Student)

Assessment and certification

For Unit FC1, candidates are assessed by completing a two-hour written examination. The written papers are then assessed by NEBOSH external examiners.

For Unit FC2, candidates will be required to complete a three-hour practical examination at their workplace. The assessment must take place within 14 days of completing the FC1 written examination. The practical examination is moderated externally by NEBOSH and assessed internally by expert staff from Phoenix.

Please note that to achieve the full NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate, candidates are also required to complete module NGC1 of the NEBOSH National General Certificate within 5 years.

Study method

Why choose classroom learning with Phoenix?

Phoenix is one of the UK's leading providers of NEBOSH classroom courses. We have a team of tutors and mentors widely respected for their expertise, experience and ability to offer an enjoyable learning experience, confirmed by an excellent 4.8 score on Trustpilot.

For NEBOSH fire risk assessment training, we offer a choice of five locations: Birmingham, London Clerkenwell, Southampton, Bristol and Manchester. Each of our classroom venues has been carefully selected to provide a comfortable learning environment with natural lighting, air conditioning and high-quality refreshments.

What’s more, all candidates can benefit from the mentoring, support and opportunities to network with other candidates provided by the popular Phoenix Facebook page.

Is there an alternative to classroom learning?

The NEBOSH fire certificate is also available via distance learning and online learning.

Please call us on 0345 500 8811 to discuss further.

Course Fees

£695 exc. VAT

Price includes course materials, exam costs and lunch and refreshments.

The exam needs to be booked separately – book NEBOSH exams here.

Payment Plans are available for convenient finance options.

For continued professional development, successful delegates often go on to study the NEBOSH National Diploma.

Why choose Phoenix Health and Safety?

The Phoenix Pass Pledge

The Phoenix Pass Pledge is our promise that if candidates fail to reach the required standard in examinations, they can continue to study free of charge. This is rarely required, however, as the Phoenix pass rate is exceptionally high.

Student Discount

Enrolling on to Phoenix Health & Safety's NEBOSH National Fire Certificate entitles you to a wide range of student discounts with the NUS TOTUM card. Check if you're eligible for over 200 student discounts.

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ELC funding excludes course materials, lunches and refreshments. These must be funded by the student, please contact the Phoenix Sales team to confirm prices.


Rob, Safety Compliance Supervisor, NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management:

“The course was great – very informative and had a lot of information that helped me in my day-to-day work. The training was well delivered and undertaking practice questions increased my confidence going into the exam. As a health and safety adviser to over 40 companies, this NEBOSH training course has allowed me to ensure that my customers are conforming to the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. I would not hesitate using Phoenix again. Thanks for the help and support!”

Frequently asked questions

What is the Phoenix pass rate for the NEBOSH National Certificate in Fire?

Phoenix’s pass rate for this qualification is over 90%.

How much does the course cost?

The total cost is £695.00 excluding VAT. This price includes course materials, exam costs, refreshments, and lunch for each of the five days.

When and how will I receive my results?

NEBOSH send out fire safety course results 8-10 weeks after the exam.

When and how will I receive the certificate?

Certificates are ready 8-10 weeks after the results.

Are there any entry requirements?

No, but we expect candidates to be able to speak, read, and write in English.

Do I need to pay separately for the exam?

No, the course cost includes the exam.

What support is available?

As a classroom course, you get to learn from our experienced training staff. In the unlikely event that you fail the exam, we will provide additional support before taking a resit.

What happens if I fail the assessment?

You need to pass three exams to get the full NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Assessment certificate.

These comprise NGC1, which is part of the NEBOSH National General Certificate and is taken separately, FC1 and FC2. The two FC assessments are an exam and a practical.

If you fail FC1 or FC2, the retake costs are £99.00 plus VAT and £50.00 plus VAT respectively.