Past Papers & Exam Reports

Past Papers and Examination Reports

Sample Questions for the IFE Level 2 Certificate in Fire Science, Operations and Safety Examinations 

Passive Fire Protection Qualifications

Please see separate page on Passive Fire Protection for past papers and examiner reports relevant to these examinations.

2019 - 2021 Examiner Reports for the Level 3 Certificate in Fire Science, Operations, Fire Safety and Management Examinations (all Unit Examination Papers) 

Note:  The format of the L3C examinations changes from 2021.  However, the content of the examiner reports below that refer to the short answer question sections of previous examinations continues to be relevant to the new format.  Examination papers prior to March 2021 are not available.

Month and Year of Examinations

Examiner Report

March 2021 Examinations

Unit 1: Fire Engineering Science

Unit 2: Fire Operations 

Unit 3: Fire Safety

Unit 4: Management and Administration

 

 

 Examiner Report - All Unit Examinations

Sample Examination Papers from 2021

Unit 1: Fire Engineering Science

Unit 2: Fire Operations

Unit 3: Fire Safety

Unit 4: Management and Administration

N/A

October 2020

Examiner Report

March 2020

Examiner Report

October 2019

Examiner Report

March 2019

Examiner Report

 March 2021 Level 3 and Level 4 Qualifications

Note: the qualifications below have replaced (but are directly equivalent to) the units contained within the Level 3 and Level 4 Diplomas in Fire Science and Fire Safety.  The past papers presented as unit examinations in the table below continue to be relevant for those preparing for exams as the examinations cover the same content and take the same format at the examinations for the new qualifications.

Level 3 

Level 4 

 Level 3 Certificate in Fire Engineering Science

L3D1 Examiner Report

Level 4 Certificate in Fire Engineering Science

L4C1 - Examiner Report

Level 3 Certificate in Fire Safety

L3D2 Examiner Report

Level 4 Certificate in Fire Safety

L4C2 - Examiner Report 

Level 3 Certificate in Fire Service Operations and Incident Command

L3D6 Examiner Report

Level 4 Certificate in Fire Service Operations and Incident Command

L4C3 - Examiner Report

Level 3 Certificate in Leadership and Management

L3D5 Examiner Report

Level 4 Certificate in Leadership and Management

L4C5 - Examiner Report

Level 3 Certificate in Fire Investigation

 L3D7 Examiner Report

Level 4 Certificate in Fire Investigation

L4C6 - Examiner Report

 

October 2020 Examination Papers and Examiner Reports

Level 3 Diploma, Unit 6 - Fire Service Operations and Incident Command (L3D6) - Examination Paper

L3D6 Fire Service Operations and Incident Command - Examiner Report

Level 4 Certificate, Unit 3 - Fire Service Operations and Incident Command (L4C3)

 L4C3 Fire Service Operations and Incident Command - Examiner Report

 

March 2020 Level 3 Diploma and Level 4 Certificate Examination Papers 

Level 3 Diploma

Level 4 Certificate

L3D1 Fire Engineering Science (version 1)

L3D1 Examiner Report (version 1)

L3D1 Fire Engineering Science (version 2)

L3D1 Examiner Report (version 2)

L4C1 Fire Engineering Science

L4C1 Examiner Report

L3D2 Fire Safety (version 1)

L3D2 Fire Safety (version 1) - Examiner Report 

L3D2 Fire Safety (version 2)

L3D2 Fire Safety (version 2) - Examiner Report

L4C2 Fire Safety

L4C2 additional information for question 8

L4C2 Examiner Report 

 

L4C3 Fire Service Operations and Incident Command

L4C3 Examiner Report  

L3D4 - Aviation Fire Operations

 L3D4 - Examiner Report

L4C4 - Aviation Fire Operations

L4C4 Examiner Report

L3D5 Leadership & Management (version 1)

L3D5 Z1 - Examiner Report March 2020 

L3D5 Leadership & Management (version 2)

L3D5 Z2 - Examiner Report March 2020 

L4C5 Leadership and Management 

L4C5 Examiner Report

L3D6  Fire Service Operations and Incident Command (version 1)

L3D6 Z1 - Examiner Report March 2020 

L3D6  Fire Service Operations and Incident Command (version 2)

L3D6 Z2 - Examiner Report March 2020 

 

L3D7 Fire Investigation

L3D7 Fire Investigation - Examiner Report

L4C6 Fire Investigation

L4C6 Examiner Report

 

October 2019 Examination Papers and Examiner Reports

L3D6 Fire Service Operations and Incident Command  - Examination paper

L3D6 Examiner Report

L4C3 Fire Service Operations and Incident Command  - Examination paper

L4C3 Examiner Report

March 2019 Level 3 Diploma and Level 4 Certificate Examination Papers and Examiner Reports

Level 3 Diploma

Level 4 Certificate

L3D1 - Fire Engineering Science

L3D1 - Examiner Report

L4C1 Fire Engineering Science

 L4C1 - Examiner Report

L3D2 Fire Safety (Version 1)

L3D2 - Examiner Report (Version 1)

L3D2 Fire Safety (Version 2)

L3D2 - Examiner Report (Version 2)

L4C2 - Fire Safety

 L4C2 - Examiner Report

L3D4 - Aviation Fire Operations

 Examiner Report

L4C3 - Fire Service Operations and Incident Command  

 L4C3 - Examiner Report

L3D5 - Leadership and Management (version 1)

Examiner Report (version 1)

L3D5 - Leadership and Management (Version 2)

Examiner Report (version 2)

L4C4 - Aviation Fire Operations

 L4C4 - Examiner Report

L3D6 - Fire Service Operations and Incident Command (Version 1)

Examiner Report (Version 1)

L3D6 - Fire Service Operations and Incident Command (Version 2)

Examiner Report (Version 2)

L4C5 - Leadership and Management 

 L4C5 - Examiner Report

L3D7 - Fire Investigation

 Examiner Report

L4C6 - Fire Investigation

 Examiner Report


October 2018 Examination Papers and Examiner Reports

L3D6 Fire Service Operations and Incident Command  - Examination paper

L3D6 Examiner Report

L4C3 Fire Service Operations and Incident Command  - Examination paper

L4C3 Examiner Report on October 2018 examiner report