Apprenticeship: Fire Safety Inspector - Level 4

Apprenticeship Funding: £11,000

Qualification: Includes Level 4 Diploma in Fire Safety

Apprenticeship Duration: Typically 24 months

Training programme dates

See: Apprenticeship Programme Dates for start dates for each apprenticeship Cohort

Apprenticeship Role

This specialist protection role assesses fire safety in the built environment, including complex buildings, and recommends improvements to reduce fire risk to people, property and the environment. The role also involves investigations into fire safety complaints.

Working with a wide variety of partner agencies, fire safety inspectors provide advice and technical expertise, participate in consultation and enforce fire safety legislation via investigation and prosecution.

Apprenticeship brochure

ASFP: Association for Specialist Fire Protection

Apprentices are eligible for free student membership of ASFP as part of their apprenticeship package. Details.

Apprenticeship Standard

See Institute for Apprenticeships for information on this apprenticeship standard. Revised in February 2023.

RoATP: Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers

Xact is recognised as a training provider for Level 4 Fire Safety Inspector apprenticeship programme

Methods of Assessment

End point assessment, completed after the training period, includes the following:
•    Practical assessment
•    Professional discussion underpinned by portfolio of evidence
•    Knowledge test


Those who complete this apprenticeship can progress to a Fire Safety Engineer (Degree) - Level 6 apprenticeship and apply for Institution of Fire Engineers membership.

More Information

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