This is an online course which will be delivered via a professional web-based platform.

Conversion to Fire Manager Course (5 day) - ONLINE

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Conversion to Fire Manager Course (5 day) - online.

PLEASE NOTE: This course will no longer be available after the final course date listed (20-24th November), and is only open to residents in the UK.

Delegates will take part in interactive online sessions via a professional web-based platform delivered by our fully qualified trainers. The course lengths, content, and materials will remain the same. The exams will be taken on the final day and submitted by email with results and certificates issued within two weeks of the final course date.



This course has been designed specifically for individuals who have taken the NEBOSH Fire Safety & Risk Assessment Certificate (2014), who wish to enhance their knowledge and skill leading to a professionally recognised qualification with either the Institute of Fire Safety Manager (IFSM) or the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) subject to validation.

About the course

A highly practical 5 day in-depth course which covers fire risk assessments and is very practical with delegates working on plan drawings using the software provided to produce fire risk assessments, fire safety reports and fire emergency plans.

Those who have not taken the NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Assessment certificate (2014) can obtain the same outcomes by taking the Fire Manager Course (9 day) which includes the Fire Risk Assessor Course (5 day) and Managing Fire Safety Course (4 day) modules.

The course includes multi-media presentations, working on plan drawings and practical exercises. Proof of success on the NEBOSH FSRM Cert (2014) will be required. 

What's included?

First class training and instruction from qualified fire-safety professionals.

Exam fees.

PLUS - Complimentary Training Pack

This complimentary pack will be posted to delegates ahead of the course date and includes comprehensive course notes, scale ruler, drawing template, fire-door gap gauge, and computer software using PAS 79 methodology for:

  • Fire Risk Assessments
  • Fire Records
  • Fire Inspections
  • Fire Emergency plans
  • Pre-Incident Planning
  • Fire Guides and more …

Delegates must have Word and Excel software on their computer / laptop which must not be encrypted. 

Who should book?

Fire Safety Managers, Facilities Managers, Risk Managers, Surveyors, Health and Safety practitioners and those looking for a framework for conducting fire risk assessments and compiling fire emergency plans who have the NEBOSH Fire Safety and Risk Management Certificate (2014).


  • The Institute of Fire Safety Managers (IFSM) for whom Vulcan is an Approved Centre has accredited the course at Fire Associate (AIFSM) level.
  • The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) has recognised the course as an education programme subject to their validation a Fire Technician grade.

Qualification achieved

Vulcan Fire Risk Assessor Course (5 day) certificate
Vulcan Conversion to Fire Manager Course (5 day) certificate

What will you be able to do after the course?

On completion of the course you will be better able to:

  • Confidently conduct effective fire risk assessments
  • Compile fire risk assessment reports
  • Compile and manage fire emergency plans
  • Identify hazards and any fire safety management deficiencies
  • Advise on improvements to control measures in reducing the risk of fire
  • Advise on fire-fighting access requirements
  • Give advice on construction site fire safety requirements.
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Course Content

Course Content - Day 1
  • Introduction
  • Fire Legislation, Fire Guides & Building Regulations
  • Means of Escape Principles
  • Compartmentation
  • Passive Fire Protection
  • Fire Rated Cladding
  • Fire Risks
  • Travel Distance
  • Fire Doors & Fire Glass
  • Fire Signage
Course Content - Day 2
  • Emergency Lighting
  • BS 9999 Risk Profile Overview
  • Fire Alarm Systems
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Human Behaviour
  • Fire Service Access & Equipment
Course Content - Day 3
  • Fire Inspections & Photographic Evidence of Common Problems
  • Lightning Strikes and protection
  • Fire Safety Management
  • Dangerous Substances
  • Waste Management
  • Construction Detailed Overview
Course Content - Day 4
  • Fire Risk Assessments
  • BS PAS 79
  • Fire Emergency Plans
  • The Furniture and Furnishings (Fire) (Safety) Regulations 1988 (amended 1989 and 1993)
  • Sleeping Risk
Course Content - Day 5

Open book examination on fire risk assessment from plan drawings and case history.

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Please complete the form below if you would like to enquire about the Conversion to Fire Manager Course (5 day) - ONLINE course, or be added to a waiting list for a date that is currently full.

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