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This course can be booked as an in-house option to take place at your own premises
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Conversion to Fire Manager Certificate

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Overview

Introduction

This course has been designed specifically for individuals who have taken the NEBOSH Fire Safety & Risk Assessment Certificate, 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 covering in-depth fire risk assessments and is 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 can obtain the same outcomes by taking the Fire Manager Course covering Fire Risk Assessment (5 day) and Fire Safety Management (4 day) modules.

The course includes multi-media presentations, working on plan drawings and practical exercises, using software and laptops provided; held on a public or in-house basis for up to 12. Proof of success on the NEBOSH FSRM Cert will be required. 

What's included?

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

Lunch and refreshments on public courses.

Exam fees.

PLUS - Complimentary Training Pack

This complimentary pack includes comprehensive course notes, scale ruler, drawing template, fire-door gap gauge, use of laptops as well as computer software on memory stick using PAS 79 methodology for:

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

Delegates are required to bring their own laptops which must have Word and Excel software but must not be encrypted and able to read a pen drive. If the use of a Vulcan laptop is required, a request must be made in writing when booking the course.

Who should attend?

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.

Accreditation

  • The Institute of Fire Safety Managers (IFSM) for whom Vulcan is an Approved Centre has accredited the course at Fire Technician (TIFSM) level.
  • The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) has recognised the course as an education programme subject to their validation a Fire Technician grade.
  • The British Fire Consortium (BFC) recognised the course as part of its progressive learning programme for members.
  • The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has approved the course under its Enhanced Learning Credits Scheme.

Qualification achieved

5 Day Fire Risk Assessor Approved Certificate.
Conversion to Fire Manager Accredited Certificate.

Upon successful completion of the course delegates will be eligible to apply to the Institute of Fire Safety Managers (IFSM) who have accredited the course at Fire Technician (TIFSM) level or the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) who have accepted the course as academic exemption for Fire Safety at TIFireE level, subject to their validation.

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.

In-house course option

Maximum 12 delegates, held on client premises throughout the UK – please ask for details and date availability.

Requirements - a training room large enough to accommodate the number of attendees. Vulcan will provide projector, laptop and screen for the presentation; also laptops for use by delegates who can bring their own if preferred. More space is required for employees to work than for normal training because of the need for laptops and using A3 plan drawings during the course.

 

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Details

Course Content

Fire Legislation, Building Regulations and Guides

  • Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005/Fire (Scotland) Act 2005/Fire Safety Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2010
  • BS 9999 – Code of Practice
  • Approved Document B (Vol 2) 
  • Department for Communities and Local Government Guides (DCLG/Home Office)

Fire Risk Assessment

  • Fire safety inspections
  • Fire safety risk assessments
  • Identifying hazards
  • People at risk
  • Removal or reduction of hazards
  • Improving fire safety provision
  • Recording risk assessments using computer based software using PAS 79 methodology
  • Compiling a fire emergency plan

Fire Safety Provision

  • Means of escape in detail
  • Overview of fire safety engineering solutions
  • Fire resistant construction
  • Fire, heat and smoke spread
  • Occupancy levels
  • Travel distances
  • Staircase designs
  • Emergency lighting
  • Fire signage
  • Doors on escape routes
  • Fire doors and fire glass
  • Automatic door-releases
  • Portable fire extinguishers and blankets
  • Fire warning systems and maintenance
  • Automatic fire detection devices in detail
  • Construction fire safety 
  • Access for fire-fighting purposes


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

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Timetable

Timetable

Day 1

09:15 - 09:30
Welcome and refreshments
16:00 - 16:30
Fire fighting equipment
09:30 - 10:30
Means of escape
10:30 - 10:45
Break
10:45 - 12:30
Means of escape
12:30 - 13:15
Lunch
13:15 - 14:30
Plan drawing exercise / means of escape
14:30 - 15:00
Fire warning arrangements
15:00 - 15:15
Break
15:15 - 16:00
Plan drawing exercise / fire warning arrangements

Day 2

09:00 - 09:45
Plan drawing exercise / fire fighting equipment
09:45 - 10:30
Plan drawing exercise / single staircase building
10:30 - 10:45
Break
10:45 - 11:00
Access for fire appliances
11:00 - 12:30
Plan drawing exercise / multi-staircase building
12:30 - 13:15
Lunch
13:15 - 15:00
Plan drawing exercise / multi-staircase building
15:00 - 15:15
Break
15:15 - 16:30
Managing fire safety - storage

Day 3

09:00 - 09:45
Construction fire safety
09:45 - 10:30
Fire safety inspections
10:30 - 10:45
Break
11:45 - 12:30
Fire risk assessment exercises
10:45 - 11:45
Fire risk assessment
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 15:00
Fire risk assessment exercises
15:00 - 15:15
Break
15:15 - 16:30
Fire risk assessment exercises

Day 4

09:00 - 10:30
Fire risk assessment exercises
10:30 - 10:45
Break
10:45 - 12:30
Fire risk assessment exercises
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 15:00
Fire risk assessment exercises
15:00 - 15:15
Break
15:15 - 16:30
Fire risk assessment exercises

Day 5

09:00 - 09:30
Questions and answers
09:30 - 10:00
Fire emergency plans
10:00 - 10:30
Fire emergency plan exercise
10:30 - 10:45
Break
10:45 - 11:30
Fire emergency plan exercise
11:30 - 12:30
Questions and answers
12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 15:00
Fire risk assessment examination
15:00 - 15:15
Break
15:15 - 16:00
Fire risk assessment examination
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Dates / Book

Next Course Dates

OCT
1
1-5 Oct 2018

Northampton, NN4 7YF

OCT
22
22-26 Oct 2018

London, E1 6DQ

NOV
12
12-16 Nov 2018 3 Spaces Remaining

Warrington, WA4 4NS

DEC
3
3-7 Dec 2018

Northampton, NN4 7YF

JAN
14
14-18 Jan 2019

London, SW1P 1NL

FEB
4
4-8 Feb 2019

Warrington, WA4 4NS

FEB
25
25 Feb-1 Mar 2019

Northampton, NN4 7YF

MAR
4
4-8 Mar 2019

Paisley, Glasgow, PA3 2SW

MAR
11
11-15 Mar 2019

London, SW1P 1NL

APR
1
1-5 Apr 2019

Warrington, WA4 4NS

APR
29
29 Apr-3 May 2019

Northampton, NN4 7YF

MAY
13
13-17 May 2019

London, SW1P 1NL

JUN
3
3-7 Jun 2019

Warrington, WA4 4NS

JUN
24
24-28 Jun 2019

Northampton, NN4 7YF

JUL
8
8-12 Jul 2019

London, SW1P 1NL

SEP
9
9-13 Sep 2019

Warrington, WA4 4NS

SEP
16
16-20 Sep 2019

London, SW1P 1NL

SEP
23
23-27 Sep 2019

Northampton, NN4 7YF

OCT
7
7-11 Oct 2019

Paisley, Glasgow, PA3 2SW

NOV
11
11-15 Nov 2019

London, SW1P 1NL

NOV
18
18-22 Nov 2019

Warrington, WA4 4NS

DEC
2
2-6 Dec 2019

Northampton, NN4 7YF