October 2024 Exams

The October 2024 Examinations will take place on Monday 7th October 2024

Registration for the October exams is now open. The final date for submitting booking forms for the October 2024 exams is Thursday, July 25th, 2024

Examination Timetable

Information for candidates booking exams

Candidates are advised to read the following documents relevant to the October 2024 examinations before booking examinations.

How to book your exam 

Completing the Examination Booking Form
The exam registration form can be downloaded here.

Decide which exam level you want to write (information can be found on the Examination Levels in the right-hand sidebar.). Please complete all of the information required on the form. Ensure that you have ticked off the correct unit/s you wish to enter and that your exam centre name and number are indicated on the form.

This completed examination form must be emailed to adminstaff@ife.org.za.  Once we have received it, we will send you an invoice for payment.  All bookings and payments must be received at our offices before the exam closing date.  Once registration is complete, candidates will receive a confirmation letter via email, which will provide details of the booking, along with confirmation of the centre and a link to the Rules and Information for Candidates document.  Candidates are advised to ensure that they have provided the IFE with an up-to-date email address and that all information on the letter is correct.

Please ensure that you keep a copy of your completed Examination Booking Form, as it contains a summary of the exams you’ve booked and their scheduled times.

Terms and Conditions for Candidates

Before submitting your Examination Booking Form, please make sure to read and accept the Terms and Conditions. You need to tick the box on page one of the Examination Booking Form to confirm your acceptance of the terms and conditions. The IFE cannot accept bookings without this confirmation from candidates.

Information provided to the IFE

When you complete the Examination Booking Form, you will be asked to provide your consent for the IFE to hold your personal information.  The IFE holds minimal personal information about you and the information is held only to enable us to provide your examination service.

A summary of the fees applicable to IFE qualifications in 2024 is as follows:

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Candidates from: South African Neighbouring countries
Level 2 Certificate in Fire Science, Operations & Safety R2,323-00 vat incl. R 2,020-00 vat exempt
Level 2 Certificate Passive Fire Protection R2,323-00 vat incl. R 2,020-00 vat exempt
Level 3 Certificate in Fire Science, Operations, Fire Safety & Management  price per exam R1,739-95 vat incl. R 1,513-00 vat exempt
Level 3 Certificate Passive Fire Protection R 3,807-65 vat incl. R 3,311-00 vat exempt
Level 3 Diploma in Fire Science & Safety (only Operations exam  in October) R 3,352-25 vat incl. R 2,915-00 vat exempt
Level 4 Diploma in Fire Science & Safety (only Operations exam  in October) R3,807-65 vat incl. R3 311-00 vat exempt

The prices charged by IFE are for the cost of the examination only.  Study material can either be purchased from our office or from a reliable source.  Free downloads for some of the study materials are available on request from our offices.

Exam Center October 2024

Below is the current list of available examination centres for the October 2024 examinations.

Centre Number: Centre Name Address
306 Botswana – Francistown A New Earth Guest Lodge – (behind Nyangagwe Referral Hospital) Area A, Plot 1719, Bonatla Street, Francistown
305 Botswana – Gaborone University of Botswana –  Block 249/102 ( Library Room, Mezzanine 104) Entrance from Southern Gate, Jawara Road, Gaborone.
347 Namibia – Windhoek Emergency Management Division, Headquarters Fire Station –  Sheffield Street, Northern Industria, Windhoek.
302 RSA – Cape Town Belhar Belhar Moravian Church – Banjo Walk, Belhar 7, Cape Town
319 RSA – Cape Town Central Central Fire Station –  Training Room, Roeland Street, Cape Town
303 RSA – Durban Durban Teachers Centre –  Clayton Road (off Brickfield/Felix Dlamini Road) Sydenham, Durban
304 RSA – East London Fire Department, Training Centre –  47 Fleet Street, East London
309 RSA – George NG Moedergemeente Church –  cnr Kerk & Courtenay Street, George
308 RSA – Johannesburg Trinity Methodist Church – cnr 5th & Milner Avenue, Northcliff, Johannesburg