Fire Risk Assessors Course

The main objective of the Fire Risks Assessors (FRA) accreditation course is to raise the profile and competency of risk engineers, fire surveyors, fire assessors and fire auditors in the Insurance Industry.

Participants who complete the course and pass the assessment will be awarded a Certificate of Achievement jointly by MII, IFEM and FPAM. Successful participants will be listed as accredited Fire Risks Assessors on The Institution of Fire Engineers Malaysia website and it also opens up a pathway to apply for accreditation with the UK Engineering Council. 

Recommended For:
Risk Engineers, Fire Surveyors, Fire Assessors, Fire Auditors or anybody interested to be a certified Fire Risks Assessor.

Minimum Entry Requirement:
  1. University Degree – Undergraduate or Post graduate degree in Science or Engineering related field; or
  2. Technical Diploma in Engineering; or
  3. Mature candidates with at least 10 years of relevant experience.

Modes of Exam:
  • Computer‐Based Exam (CBE) - Click here to check our examination centre locations
  • Virtual Computer-Based Exam (VCBE) - Take your exam anytime and anywhere. See below for VCBE requirements.
Course Outline & Learning Outcome
Course Outline:
  • Fire Risks Assessment Methodology
  • Fire Science and Fire Safety
  • Building Regulation, Acts, Codes and Standards
  • Case study of international and local fire incidents
  • Fire Prevention
  • Fire Protection
  • Means of Escape/Human Behaviour
  • Fire Management
Learning Outcome:
Participants who have attended this course and achieved the qualification should be able to:
  • perform competent fire risks assessment of buildings, identify potential risks and recommend mitigation measures as part of risk management for business continuity.
  • demonstrate understanding of the fundamental fire science, danger of fire propagation, danger of fire damage to properties and danger of smoke for occupants.
  • gain valuable lessons from past international and local fire incidents to prevent recurrence.
  • understand basic Building Regulation, Acts, Codes and Standards and legislative requirements for fire safety.
  • understand active and passive fire protection systems design concept, operation, functionality of components and methods of assessing system operational conditions.
  • provide structure risk advice to the Insurance Industry on risk exposure.
  • understand the concept of means of escape design.
  • incorporate human behaviour in fire safety design.

Contact Info

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Level 6, Bangunan AICB,
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50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 

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