NEBOSH International Fire Certificate

 

Health and Safety Training with RRC

Where can I sit my exam?

Exams can be sat at one of RRC's UK exam centres or in one of our network of 190+ exam centres throughout the world.

  • UK Exam Centres - London, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester, Newcastle
  • RRC International Centres - Dubai, Georgia, Tunisia
  • RRC International Exam Centre Network - See here

How can I Top Up My NEBOSH General Certificate?

To achieve the NEBOSH International Fire Certificate you must complete all three units (IGC1, IFC1 & IFC2) within five years.

If you have been awarded the NEBOSH International General Certificate or NEBOSH International Construction Certificate in the last five years you will be exempt from Unit IGC1 and can simply 'top up' by completing Unit IFC1 and the practical assessment (Unit IFC2). 

Topping-up

Can I try the e-learning course before I enrol?

Yes, you can sign up for a free e-learning trial here

What does Gold Learning Partner mean?

RRC are delighted to have been evaluated as a NEBOSH Gold Learning Partner, the highest level in the NEBOSH Learning Partner programme.

NEBOSH introduced a Learning Partner Programme in September 2019 which recognises those Learning Partners that provide learners with the best possible learning experience.  

All NEBOSH Learning Partners have been classified based on their performance against the programme’s principles which represent global best practice in the provision of course tuition and support. The key principles are:

  • Ensure all learners understand what is expected of them and what they can expect from their Learning Provider.
  • Create a learning environment that is engaging and encourages interaction that is appropriate for the course and type of delivery. 
  • Provide accurate course materials and continually update and improve them. 
  • Ensure tutors are qualified, knowledgeable, competent and engaging. 
  • Give learners feedback on their progress and provide appropriate support. 
  • Review course delivery and learner feedback and action as necessary. 

Learner Partner Status

Learning Partners can be identified as follows:

  • Gold - greatly exceeds the principles
  • Silver - exceeds the principles
  • Bronze - meets the principles

Can I pay the course fees in instalments?

Course fees can be paid in up to a maximum of four monthly instalments. For UK customers instalments can be paid over 12 months. Click here for more information.

How long does the Certificate take to complete?

This will depend on how you choose to study. The Classroom course is 2 weeks (9 days) plus exam. For Online study on average, learners complete this course in around 6 months.

How long are the exams?

Units IGC1 and IFC1 are each assessed by a two hour exam.  IFC2 is assessed by a 2 hour work based practical assessment. 

What is the difference between online, elearning and distance learning?

Online & elearning are just different words for the same thing. Distance Learning, means learning at a distance but is commonly used to describe the more traditional paper based study, RRC do provide the complete study text which you can download and study off line thus giving you the option of how you study the course

What is the difference between the National and International Fire Certificate?

The National Certificate is based on UK legislation and is recognised worldwide. The International Certificate is based on International Standards of Best Practice and is recognised by employers outside of the UK.

What educational level is the NEBOSH Fire Certificate?

The NEBOSH Fire Certificate is a level 3 (EQF) qualification which is the equivalent to A-levels in the UK.

Is the Certificate I receive the same if I study Online as when I study in the classroom?

Yes, the Certificate is the exact same. You cannot tell the method of study from the Certificate.

What happens if I fail the exams?

If you do not pass your exams, you can book a re-sit with our exams team. 

Can the exams be completed online?

No exams cannot be completed Online. Exams need to be completed at one of our assessment centres which will be arranged by our exams team.

Do you offer evening/weekend courses?

We do not offer evening or weekend classroom courses, however this course can be studied Online at any time.

Can I buy past exam papers?

Past papers are not available for any NEBOSH courses; however you can access an example question paper with examiners feedback on expected answers on the Nebosh website.

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