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IFE Level 3 Certificate in Fire Science, Operations, Fire Safety and Management (VRQ)

Qualification Number: 500/5922/1 All four units of this examination are offered in South Africa in exam sessions in March and October. Introduction The IFE Level 3 Certificate in Fire Science, Operations, Fire Safety and Management (VRQ) has been developed by the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE), representatives of Fire and Rescue services, and other fire …

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IFE Level 4 Diploma (Previously Certificate) in Fire Science and Fire Safety (HL)

IFE Level 4 Diploma (Previously Certificate) in Fire Science and Fire Safety (HL) Qualification Number: 500/5924/5 All exams in the Level 4 Diploma (Previously Certificate) are offered in the March exam session.  Only the Level 4 Certificate Fire Service Operations and Incident Command exam is offered in the October exam session. Introduction The IFE Level …

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Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements There are no formal entry requirements and candidates are not required to achieve other qualifications prior to undertaking this qualification. However, candidates are advised that this specification provides progression from the Level 2 Certificate in Fire Science, Operations and Safety (VRQ); therefore, candidates who have previously achieved an IFE qualification at Level 2 …

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Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements There are no formal entry requirements. However, candidates are advised that this specification provides progression from the Level 3 Certificate in Fire Science, Operations, Fire Safety and Management; therefore, candidates who have previously achieved the Level 3 Certificate will be able to build upon relevant knowledge and understanding. Candidates who have not achieved …

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Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements There are no formal entry requirements. However, candidates are advised that success in this qualification requires extensive knowledge and understanding and they should therefore ensure that they are fully prepared prior to sitting examinations. This qualification provides progression from the Level 3 Certificate in Fire Science, Operations, Fire Safety and Management (VRQ) and …

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Syllabus

IFE Level 2 Certificate in Fire Science, Operations and Safety This qualification has been designed to recognise the critical understanding required by those in firefighter roles.  The qualification is assessed by a single three-hour examination.  The examination contains 120 multiple choice questions. Candidates taking this examination in March 2024 should refer to the syllabus here.

Syllabus

IFE Level 3 Certificate in Fire Science, Operations, Fire Safety and Management Syllabus This qualification recognises the knowledge and understanding of those operating at or preparing to operate at the Crew Manager level.  It is also appropriate for other fire specialists such as fire safety specialists.  To achieve the qualification, candidates have to achieve each …

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Syllabus

IFE Level 3 Diploma in Fire Science and Fire Safety  This qualification recognises the knowledge and understanding of those operating in, or preparing for, a range of roles at level 3 including Watch Managers and fire professional specialists (e.g. Fire Safety).  In order to achieve the qualification, candidates must achieve the two mandatory units and …

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Syllabus

Level 4 Diploma (Previously Certificate)  in Fire Science and Fire Safety Syllabus Total qualification time is 150 hours: 147 hours of learning study. Study may be self-study (please see the section on recommended reading material below) and may include relevant employer training programmes or other work-related training. 3 hours of assessment (directed time) i.e. one …

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