Professional Qualifications

News - New Level 3 Diploma Fire Investigation Unit available

The IFE is pleased to announce that a new unit has been added to the range of options available within the Level 3 Diploma suite of examinations.  The new Fire Investigation unit will be examined for the first time in March 2016.  The examination can be taken either as one of the four units contributing to the Level 3 Diploma in Fire Science and Fire Safety or it can be taken as a separate unit. 

Introduction To IFE Qualifications

IFE vocational qualifications are recognised by employers throughout the UK and internationally.  They are recognised and regulated by the  Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual) and the Welsh Government.  

The IFE is the only regulated Awarding Organisation in the UK that specialises entirely in the fire sector. Our assessment materials are developed and quality assured by sector experts who bring extensive experience and up to date knowledge to the assessment process.  

Each year the IFE receives over 7,000 exam entries from candidates in more than 35 different countries and interest in IFE qualifications continues to grow significantly each year. 

The IFE’s delivery processes comply with best practice and meet national regulatory standards. Candidates entering for IFE qualifications can be confident that:

  • They are accessing a valued qualification recognised nationally and internationally
  • They will receive a professional and robust assessment by industry experts
  • Achievement will provide them with a platform for further study and professional development