Level 5 Certificate in Fire Investigation

About the qualification

Qualification Number: 603/4951/7

SFJ Awards Level 5 Certificate in Fire Investigation

Operational Start Date: 1 August 2019

Qualification Number: 603/4951/7

Total Qualification Time: 220 hours

Guided Learning: 50 hours


The Level 5 Certificate in Fire Investigation qualification is a work-based qualification and has been designed to accredit the knowledge and skills of learners who investigate, report and present evidence related to incidents involving fire and/or explosion.

For more information, download the specification here:

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What are the pre-entry requirements for the Level 5 Certificate in Fire Investigation?

Learners who wish to undertake this qualification must be experienced fire investigation practitioners.  For more information, please see Section 2.2 Pre-entry Requirements in the qualification handbook, available on request.

Learners with queries as to whether their level of experience is sufficient for starting this qualification should contact their prospective centre for further guidance.

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Delivered by Approved SFJ Awards Centres:

Durham & Darlington Fire & Rescue

Service HQ
Belmont Business Park

GATR Assessment Centre

Phoenix House
251 Carr Road