Level 4 Diploma in Fire Risk Assessment

DURATION: 6 months

PRICE: £3,110.00


For fire risk assessors who want to demonstrate their competence at a higher level. The qualfication requires the completion of five units, 2 of which are taught input in Foundation and Advanced principles and concepts for carrying out fire risk assessments in all buildings (except high rise or complex) as defined by the UK Government's Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, The Fire (Scotland) Act 2005, The Fire and Rescue Services (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 and the Fire Safety Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010. 3 units are completed through carrying out a range of fire risk assessments, writing reports and providing additional evidence regarding decision making, application of policies and guidance and awareness of your own knowledge boundaries.

Qualification Structure

Those who have not completed the Level 3 Certificate will be required to complete Unit 1, 2 and 3, 5 and 6. Please contact us directly if you have already completed Level 3.

Unit 5: Advanced priniciples and concepts for fire risk assessment

This four day taught module provides the learner with an understanding of the advanced principles and concepts that underpin the practice of fire risk assessment in respect of:

  • Building designation and risk profiling
  • Fire and smoke dynamics
  • Fire suppression and fire-fighting

This unit has been awarded 22.5 Institution of Fire Engineering (IFE) CPD hours.

Unit 6: Undertake and report on fire risk assessment for all buildings (except complex buildings)

This unit is evidenced by a portfolio of work and undertaken in your own time. The aim of this unit is to:

  • Gather and evaluate the evidence necessary to support a fire risk assessment
  • Determine the hazards and risks that exist
  • Evaluate ways to remove or reduce the risk
  • Report signigicant finding and propose an action plan

Price: £3,110.00+VAT per delegate. FPA members will receive a 10% discount

Certification: Level 4 Diploma in Fire Risk Assessment

Qualification number: 603/4907/4

Download our Level 4 Diploma in Fire Risk Assessment FAQs

Dates: for available dates and venues please contact our team: T: 01608 812500 or E: training@thefpa.co.uk

How to apply

Dowload our application form here and return this to training@thefpa.co.uk 

This course is suitable for employees and consultants who intend to carry out fire risk assessments.

You will be required to complete a portfolio of evidence consisting of self-study, in-class assessment, and practical examples of work. You will be required to complete a minimum of three fire risk assessments and provide the specified additional evidence to acheive this qualification. The total qualification time for this certificate is 470 hours in total.


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