Professional Qualifications

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).

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 around 6,000 exam entries from candidates in more than 20 different countries. 

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