Fire Safety Inspection Certification Program

1 – Basic Details:

Designed for Fresh High school graduates

Total Program duration: 66  weeks

Program phases: three Phases as –

32-week English: Phase I:

Intensive English Language Program

12-week Science: Phase II:

Numeracy, basic science.

16-week Phase III: Technical Phase 1:

Fire Safety Technical Core courses.

6-week Phase IV: Technical Phase 2:

Inspection Courses based on National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) Level I certification.


2 – Expected Training Outcomes:

The graduates of this program will be able to:

a – Inspect buildings to locate hazardous conditions and fire code violations such as accumulations of combustible material, electrical wiring problems, and inadequate or non-functional fire exits.

b – Identify corrective actions necessary to bring properties into compliance with applicable fire codes, laws, regulations, and standards.

c – Conduct inspections and acceptance testing of newly installed fire protection systems.

d – Inspect and test fire protection and/or fire detection systems to verify that such systems are installed in accordance with appropriate laws, codes, ordinances, regulations, and standards.

e – Conduct fire code compliance follow-ups to ensure that corrective actions have been taken in cases where violations were found.

f – Inspect properties that store, handle, and use hazardous materials to ensure compliance with laws, codes, and regulations, and issue hazardous materials permits to facilities found in compliance.

g – Write detailed reports of fire inspections performed, fire code violations observed, and corrective recommendations offered.

h – Develop or review fire exit plans.

i – Present and explain fire code requirements and fire prevention information to architects, contractors, attorneys, engineers, developers, fire service personnel, and the general public.

j – Inspect liquefied petroleum installations, storage containers, and transportation and delivery systems for compliance with fire laws.

k – Recommend changes to fire prevention, inspection, and fire code endorsement procedures.

l – Arrange for the replacement of defective firefighting equipment and for repair of fire alarm and sprinkler systems, making minor repairs such as servicing fire extinguishers when feasible.


3 – The Training Plan:

Phase I: English Phase (32 weeks)

The candidates who will request for exemption of English Phase will be required to pass English Proficiency test. If they will pass the test, they will be enrolled directly from Phase II.

Phase II: 12 Weeks Science

(11 weeks teaching + 12th week for final exam)

Phase III:  16-Weeks Technical Phase I

(15 weeks teaching + 16th week for final exam)

Phase IV:  6-Weeks Technical Phase II (weekly modules)

(Includes NICET Level 1 Certification Preparation)

Total Number of weeks: Six weeks with each course for two weeks.

Inspection Courses based on National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies (NICET) Level I Certification

In the last phase, the candidates will be prepared for JIC Inspection Certification courses and exams that are based on NICET Level 1 Certifications. These tests are designed to evaluate each candidate to ensure that he is ready to undertake NICET Level 1 exams. Those who will pass test will be awarded Fire Safety Inspection Certificate by JIC.

The candidates can later apply and take NICET Level 1 test online after completion of required training period in their respective organizations.

4 – Assessment Criteria :

Each phase will be followed with final examination week after completion of course work and candidates will be required to pass all courses in each phase to proceed to next phase.

5 – Certification issued :

Certificate of Attendance will be provided to all candidates who will attend program.

The candidate who will be successful in all phases of program will be issued with “Certified Fire Safety Inspection Specialist”. The certificate issuing authority will be Jubail Industrial College.