Our awarding bodies are approved by the Qualifications Regulator to provide qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. They all develop and deliver nationally recognised qualifications and ensure that, through regular visits, we maintain the required standards through robust quality assurance of assessment, verification and delivery.


UK Accreditations

SFJ Awards

Skills for Justice (SFJ) Awards is an awarding organisation approved by the Qualification Regulators to provide qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. They develop and deliver nationally recognised qualifications for the Justice and Community Safety Sector, the Legal Sector, Local Government and the Military. At the College, the appropriate courses have undergone robust quality assurance of assessment, verification and delivery, and our learners can be assured through a nationally recognised qualification.


Industry Qualifications (IQ) is approved by Qualification Regulators in the UK and is designed to provide a new type of awarding environment, with a philosophy based upon quality, partnership and transparency. The Fire Service College is an IQ recognised centre which enables us to offer training and assessment for IQ qualifications, course dependent.


JOIFF accreditation is a system of quality assurance that ensures that a minimum standard of training, carried out safely, is provided to all learners on an on-going basis. JOIFF accredited courses run by the College are internationally recognised qualifications and learners who successfully complete the courses receive a JOIFF accredited Certificate of Competence.


BAFE is the independent register of quality fire safety service providers, ensuring quality and competence within the fire protection industry.

The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE)

The IFE assesses knowledge of fire and professional experience, awarding internationally recognised membership grades and registration with the Engineering Council. The IFE is also an awarding organisation for internationally recognised fire-related qualifications. The College is an IFE recognised training provider for specific


The Royal Society for Public Health

The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) is an independent, multi-disciplinary charity dedicated to the improvement of the
public’s health and wellbeing.


















































International Accreditations

The Pro Board

The College has become the first centre in Europe to achieve Pro Board accreditation to certify to the US-based National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards. The NFPA is a leading world authority on fire prevention and safety. 

The accreditation is the Pro Board stamp of approval of the College’s test certification processes and procedures, which tests the knowledge, skills and abilities of learners wishing to be certified to NFPA standards.

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