Level 3 Certificate in Fire Safety (Fire Auditors)

Target audience

This national qualification is suitable for those who assess fire safety in simple buildings e.g:

  • Regulators – fire services, local building control officers and approved inspectors
  • Assessors – fire risk assessors and fire safety professionals
  • Responsible for fire safety – managers, employees, owners and occupiers

Simple buildings

This qualification applies to those who audit simple premises, such as small shops, offices, hotels, residential care homes and industrial units with a simple layout and easy means of escape. Premises which can be easily be assessed using a DCLG Fire Risk Assessment Guide.


Three courses form this qualification, these are:

  1. Principles of fire safetycourse
  2. Auditing simple buildingscourse
  3. Gathering evidencecourse

For more details on these courses, see navigation on left.

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