Preparing for Examinations & Free Downloads

Preparing for Examinations & Free Downloads

The IFE does not provide training courses for candidates preparing for the examinations.  Candidates are required to manage their own learning in preparation for the examinations.

Candidates should use the published syllabus as the starting point for their learning and reading.

A brief guide for candidates on answering examination questions is available.  The guide includes information on level of difficulty, instructions and command words, common errors and tips for approaching examination questions – Guidance for SA Branch Candidates Applying to Enter Exams

Recommended Study Material

The Recommended Study Material per exam level is advisory.  The lists are not intended to be comprehensive but provide a starting point for candidates.

Books for L2 Certificate recommended study material updated in May 2019.

Books for L3 Certificate recommended study material updated in May 2019.

Books for Level 3 Certificate Passive Fire Protection    **NEW**

Books for L3 Diploma recommended study material updated in May 2019.

Books for Level 4 Certificate recommended study material updated in May 2019.

FREE RESOURCES

The following support materials are also available to candidates:

Hazardous Materials and Radiation Handout for Level 2 Certificate

Fire Engineering Science Formula Booklet

Leadership and Management  (2017 revision)

Management and Administration (2016 update)

NOG : Free Download Books Unit 2: Fire Safety for Level 3 Diploma and Level 4 Certificate.

373 – HTM_35pg

352 – CFOA Guideline for the Reduction Brochure FINAL June 2014

354 – Sleeping Accomodation v2 74pg

355 – Means of Escape 24pg_

356 -Offices and Shops 74pg

357 – factories-warehouses 74pg

358 – residential-care 78pg

359- educational-premises 74pg

360 – Small Medium – 74pg

361 – large-assembly 76pg

362 – theatre-cinema 81pg

363 – open-air 60pg

364 – healthcare 81pg

365 – fsra-transport

366 – animals 75pg

431 Guide to Health and Safety at events

432 – Use lifts or escalators

433 – Purpose built block of flats

434 Guide-to-Mechanical-Smoke-Shafts_April15

NOG : Free Resources Level 3 Diploma Unit 6: Fire Service Operations and Incident Command and Level 4 Certificate Unit 3:  Fire Service Operations and Incident Command.

349 – Enviromental Protection 41 pg

350 – Incident Command 33pg

351 – Operations 116pg

405 Foundation of Incident Command

406 Foundation for Hazardous Materials

407 Foundation for Breathing Apparatus

408 – Fire & Firefighting

409 Water rescue and flooding

410 – Major incidents

411 – Industry

412 – Performing rescues

413 – Subsurface, height, structures and confined spaces

414 Tunnels & Underground Structures

415 – Utilities and fuel

416 – Transport

417 – Wildfires

418 Hazardous materials

419 Fire in Waste Sites

420 Incidents Involving Animals

421 – Fires on board vessels

422 – Chemical, Biologicalm Radiological

423 – Fires in buildings under construction or demolition

424 – Fire Fighting Equipment Knowledge Sheet

425 – Fires in buildings – Building Research Establishment supplementary information

426 – Utilities and Fuel Supplementary Informatiom

427 – Industry supplementary information

428 – Smart Motorways National Operating Agreement

429 – JESIP CBRN E JOPS Document On

430 – JESIP Joint Doctrine Document

NOG : Free Resources Level 3 Diploma & Level 4 Certificate Unit 4: Aviation Fire Operations.

367 – 9261_heliportmanual 54pg

368 – Licensing of Aerodromes 214 pg

369 – CAP699 87pg

370 – CAP748 12pg

371 – Airport Service Manual Rescue & Firefighting 70 pg

372 – Airport Service Manual Emergency Planing 49pg pdf

404 – CAP 789 404 – CAP 789

Past Papers and Sample Questions

Candidates are also advised to review the past papers and sample questions provided on the website as this will illustrate the type and range of questions that may be asked in examinations.

Level 2 Certificate in Fire Science, Operations and Safety

Level 2 Certificate Sample Questions

Level 3 Certificate in Fire Science, Operations, Fire Safety & Management

Level 3 Certificate Unit 1 Fire Engineering Science Sample Questions

Level 3 Certificate Unit 2 Fire Operations Sample Questions

Level 3 Certificate Unit 3 Fire Safety Sample Questions

Level 3 Certificate Unit 4 Management & Administration Sample Questions

2015-2017 Examiner Reports for the Level 3 Certificate

Level 3 Certificate (all papers) March 2015 Examiners Report

Level 3 Certificate (all papers) March 2016 Examiners Report

Level 3 Certificate (all papers) October 2016 Examiners Report

Level 3 Certificate (all papers) March 2017 Examiners Report

Level 3 Diploma in Fire Science, Operations, Fire Safety & Management

Level 3 Diploma Unit 1 Fire Engineering Science Sample Questions

Level 3 Diploma Unit 2 Fire Safety Sample Questions

Level 3 Diploma Unit 4 Aviation Fire Operations Sample Questions

Level 3 Diploma Unit 5 Leadership and Management Sample Questions

Level 3 Diploma Unit 6 Fire Service Operations & Incident Command Sample Questions

Level 3 Diploma Unit 7 Fire Investigation Sample Questions

2017 Examiner Reports for the Level 3 Diploma

Level 3 Diploma Unit 1 Fire Engineering Science March 2017 

Level 3 Diploma Unit 2 Fire Safety March 2017

Level 3 Diploma Unit 4 Aviation Fire Operations March 2017 March 2017

Level 3 Diploma Unit 5 Leadership and Management March 2017

Level 3 Diploma Unit 6 Fire Service Operations & Incident Command March 2017

Level 3 Diploma Unit 7 Fire Investigation March 2017  

Level 3 Diploma in Fire Science, Operations, Fire Safety & Management

Level 4 Certificate Unit 1 Fire Engineering Science Sample Questions

Level 4 Certificate Unit 2 Fire Safety Sample Questions

Level 4 Certificate Unit 3 Fire Service Operations & Incident Command Sample Questions

Level 4 Certificate Unit 4 Aviation Fire Operations Sample Questions

Level 4 Certificate Unit 5 Leadership & Management in Fire Rescue Sample Questions

Level 4 Certificate Unit 6 Fire Investigation Sample Questions

Level 4 Certificate Unit 7 Civil Emergency & Disaster Management Sample Questions

2017 Examiner Reports for the Level 4 Diploma

Level 4 Certificate Unit 1 Fire Engineering Science

Level 4 Certificate Unit 2 Fire Safety

Level 4 Certificate Unit 3 Fire Service Operations & Incident Command

Level 4 Certificate Unit 4 Aviation Fire Operations

Level 4 Certificate Unit 5 Leadership & Management in Fire Rescue

Level 4 Certificate Unit 6 Fire Investigation

Level 4 Certificate Unit 7 Civil Emergency & Disaster Management

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