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What To Expect From An NVQ Passive Fire Protection Course

This NVQ 2 Diploma in Passive Fire Protection (QCF) is a level 2 Diploma in Associated Industrial Services Occupations Active Fire Protection (QCF) is intended for firestoppers who have been working for some time but want an official qualification to acknowledge their abilities and expertise.

It includes firestopping functions and methods for applying intumescent as well as various specific modules, which are related to the typical passive fire actions.

You’ll have to demonstrate the ability to perform tasks in the relevant areas, in order to demonstrate that you are able to perform your job with safety and to a high quality. Additionally, you must demonstrate awareness and understanding, to demonstrate an excellent level of workplace skills and knowledge.

This Passive Fire NVQ offers the chance for fire stoppers working in the construction sector to prove their skills and enhance their career prospects. If you’re an experienced Fire Stopper This is the perfect qualification for you. Our examiners are IFE certified fire engineers. They examine this NVQ according to a high-tech standard by using a range of genuine evaluation methods.

Entry Requirements

There aren’t any formal requirements for entry. You must however prove that you have the skills, experience and knowledge to be a successful candidate by completing our internal assessment procedure.

Qualification Structure

Mandatory Units:

Verifying General Safety in the Workplace

Following productive work procedures at work

Moving, Handling and Storing Resources in the Workplace

Affixing and dismantling access/working platforms at work

There are two additional units available below:

Dry cladding installation at the workplace

Intumescent coatings applied at work

Installing fire-resistant systems for ductwork in workplaces

Installing fire-stopping devices at work

Installation of cavity barriers at the workplace

Installing fire resistant walls and linings at the workplace

Ceiling systems that are fire resistant at work

Applying non-reactive spray coatings to the work environment

Installing fire-resistant doors made of timber in workplaces

The assessor will visit your home to gather evidence related to the course being taken. Utilizing methods like observations (watching) and discussions with the assessor, they will assist you in collect the information needed for your portfolio . These techniques of evaluation are usually stored electronically.


The length of time between the initial introduction to the course and its completion differs. However, it is 2-4 months as reasonable, however it could be more or shorter, depending on the ability of the student and availability.
Benefits and Development

The ability in applying to Blue Skilled Workers CSCS Card valid for 5 years

Lifetime, internationally-recognized, ProQual accredited qualification

Shows competence in and within the UK Construction Industry

Employing companies have the option to join the ‘FireStop Contractor Scheme’

Increased Employment Opportunities

Salary Increase Opportunities