Certificate in Fire Risk Assessment

Duration: 5 day(s)


Our 5-day fire risk assessment training course is the complete route to begin your FRA competency and certification. The programme is aimed specifically at those who have little or no fire safety knowledge but have the responsibility to carry out or implement fire risk assessments. You will benefit from expert trainers, practical hands on experience and a thorough introduction to the key principles of fire prevention and protection from the UKs leading fire safety organisation. 

In 2018 over 90% of our delegates passed the course, and all our trainers received excellent feedback.  

Learning outcomes

  • understanding of the fundamental principles of fire prevention and protection measures, raising awareness of the vast range of topics involved in fire safety management
  • knowledge of the principal workplace fire hazards, associated risks and passive and active means available to mitigate fire
  • ability to apply the principles and methodology of fire risk assessment, exploring the process and applying learning through a number of practical activities
  • CFPA Europe Level 4 Fire Risk Assessor  
  • stage one of the CFPA Europe Level 5 Diploma in Fire Prevention
  • approval towards the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) Register of Fire Risk Assessors
  • Institution of Fire Safety Managers (IFSM) approved course
  • an optional assessment in units FC1 and FC2 of the NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management

What's included? 

  • 9 free digital copies of Fire Protection Association handbooks worth £180 
  • an extensive delegate workbook to keep and refer to after the course
  • written feedback available from the trainer
  • free Fire Protection Association fire risk assessment for simple premises template and accompanying guidance notes 
  • complimentary lunch, tea and coffee each day 
  • FPA assessment and marking fee (NEBOSH examination £150 additional fee)  

Course code: C05

Price: £1460 +VAT, FPA members receive a 10% discount
NEBOSH FC1 & FC2 registration: £150 +VAT

In-company price: £8000 +VAT, FPA members receive a 10% discount
Please contact us directly for available dates: Email: training@thefpa.co.uk or Tel: 01608 812530

Duration: 5 days plus post-course assessment (submitted up to 4 weeks later)

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Certificate in Fire Risk Assessment

Those who are looking to take their first steps to become a registered fire risk assessor, which may include:

  • Facilities managers
  • Health and Safety Consultants
  • Building Surveyors
  • Fire Safety Consultants
  • Building Safety Managers 
  • Property Compliance Managers / Consultants

In addition, the course offers a number of progression opportunities including the CFPA Europe Diploma in Fire Prevention and the NEBOSH Certificate in Fire Safety & Risk Management.

The course content includes:
  • legislative requirements (Glasgow venue - inc. The Fire Safety Scotland Regulations 2006)
  • principle causes and prevention of fire
  • means of escape
  • emergency lighting 
  • portable fire fighting equipment 
  • signs and notices 
  • guidance documents 
  • arson (willful fire raising) and its prevention 
  • human behaviour
  • the principles and methodologies of fire risk assessment
  • practical exercises and practical fire risk assessment
  • a fire risk assessment in the workplace is required to complete the course
  • the principles and methodologies of fire risk assessment

Course previously known as 'Fire Safety Management & Fire Risk Assessment'

NEBOSH units FC1 and FC2 Certificate in Fire Safety and Risk Management - Optional following the course

87% of employers specify a NEBOSH qualification by name when seeking a health and safety manager or advisor. Complete your NEBOSH Fire Certificate with the UK's national fire safety organisation and learn from some of the most experienced in the industry. 

What's included? 

  • examination & venue fee
  • one to one support to ensure you meet NEBOSH requirements
  • a free welcome pack which includes: 

    NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management textbook 
    FC1 & FC2 information pack to provide all the information you need to know to complete the units
    Example questions for delegates to prepare for the examination
    Key examiner feedback from previous papers 

Upcoming examination dates: 

NEBOSH dates

Price: additional cost of just £150+VAT

Progression opportunities

Course details

Date Location Available
20200810 10/08/2020 - 14/08/2020 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos Course full £1,460.00
20200817 17/08/2020 - 21/08/2020 GLASGOW 3 £1,460.00
20200824 24/08/2020 - 28/08/2020 London Course full £1,460.00
20200907 07/09/2020 - 11/09/2020 London 8 £1,460.00
20200914 14/09/2020 - 18/09/2020 Moreton-in-Marsh, Glos 6 £1,460.00
20200921 21/09/2020 - 25/09/2020 Manchester 8 £1,460.00
20200928 28/09/2020 - 02/10/2020 Manchester Course full £1,460.00

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Contact Us

To find out more about any of our courses or to book please feel free to:

Phone: 01608 812 500

Office Hours: Mon-Fri, 08:30-16:30 

Email: training@thefpa.co.uk

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