The need for this Fire Risk Assessment training qualification is due to the Government’s Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (RRO), which requires fire risk assessments to be carried out by a ‘competent’ person. This qualification provide learners with the knowledge suitable for fire risk assessors that are acting either in-house or as an external consultant acting as a ‘competent person’ as defined by the RRO. The purpose of the qualification is to allow learners to demonstrate that they are capable of carrying out fire risk assessments and have the under-pinning knowledge needed, at the required depth and to confirm occupational competence. Achievement of this qualifications will provide learners with the required knowledge and skills to work within the sector specialising in this area.
Who can take this qualification?
This qualification is aimed at those who intend to carry out fire risk assessments as ‘competent persons’ as required by the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (RRO). Individuals enrolling onto this qualification will typically be fire risk assessors or safety professionals with an advanced level of responsibility for fire safety.
How long will it take to complete this qualification?
The awarding body of this qualification (ABBE ) suggested that the total qualification time is 470 hours, we feel this qualification can be completed in 3-6 months. Although most of these hours you will already be spending carrying out your day to day duties.
How will I complete this qualification?
To complete this qualification a portfolio of evidence needs to be completed and submitted to the awarding body (ABBE). The portfolio is made up of 2 assignment workbooks and other evidence such as emails, Risk Assessment Method Statements, Fire Risk Assessment Reports and other work product evidence.
Face to Face (Classroom)
You can attend one of our Face to Face training sessions in Gatwick.
This course is completed over a 5 day session followed by 2 assignment workbooks and evidence gathering.
Our online sessions will run similar to classroom sessions but will be delivered via zoom/teams
Self Study (Seasoned Fire Risk Assessors Only)
There are no EXAMS to complete to achieve this qualification.
There are 5 mandatory units which must be completed
1) Work in a safe and professional manner
2) Fundamental principles and concepts for fire risk assessment
3) Prepare to undertake fire risk assessments
5) Advanced principles and concepts for fire risk assessment
6) Undertake and report on fire risk assessments for all buildings (except complex buildings)
If you have already completed the ABBE Level 3 Certificate in Fire Risk Assessment with us or any other provider, you can APL Unit's 1, 2 & 3 into this qualification, therefore you will only need to complete
units 4 & 5 to achieve this qualification.
Member or Specialist Member with the International Institute of Risk & Safety Management (MIIRSM) Member with the Institute of Fire Safety Managers (MIFSM)
|Event Date||21st November 2022|
|Event End Date||25th November 2022|
|Training Provider||Vraxis Safety Solutions|