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For the academic year 2018/19, the Irish Branch of the Institution have in partnership with
Fire Risk Consultancy LTD (FRC) formulated the following study package for prospective
students wishing to study for the Institutions examinations, to include:

1. On line access to a comprehensive study course for the following examinations:
– L2 Certificate
– L3 Certificate
– L3 Diploma
– L4 Certificate
– Engineering Technician grade

2. Student Membership of the Institution
3. Study notes
4. Access to examinations on the 14 th & 15 th of March 2019
5. A one day optional workshop in Feb 2019, comprising a mock exam, Q & A session,
exam preparation & revision techniques aimed specifically at the L3 Certificate course
6. Cost for items 1 – 4 is set @ €270.00 per student & item 5 is set at €70.00 per student

  • Students will be provided with a username and password to the following link & where all course subjects are covered.
  • We also highly recommend the purchase of the Institutions “Elementary Fire Engineering
    Handbook” direct from the IFE UK web-site. The 4th edition of this popular publication has
    been revised and extended and will not only appeal to students studying for the Level 2 and
    Level 3 Certificate examinations but will also be of value to those studying for higher grades
    or entering job roles in the sector or are undertaking training programmes such induction
    training. It will help to develop knowledge and understanding of fire engineering science, fire
    operations and fire safety subjects as well as bringing readers up to date in this ever-
    developing discipline.
    The publication consists of three main sections: Fire Engineering Science, Fire and Rescue
    Service Operations and Fire Safety.
  • Please note that individual registration for examinations needs to be completed by
    students directly with IFE HQ before the closing date of 30 November 2019 using the
    following link >> << – register for exams

2018/19 examination prices are quoted below in sterling.
Entry Fee per Examination Level 2 Certificate in Fire Science, Operations and Safety £44.00.
 Level 2 Certificate in Passive Fire Protection £44.00.
 Level 3 Certificate in Fire Science, Operations, Fire Safety and Management – entry fee single paper £31.50.
 Level 3 Certificate in Passive Fire Protection £72.50
 Level 3 Diploma entry fee single paper £72.50.
 Level 4 Certificate entry fee single paper £84.00.

 Entry Fee Discounts are available Where candidates register for four examinations towards the same qualification, e.g.
 Level 3 Certificate in Fire Science, Operations, Fire Safety and Management will cost £107.00, saving £19.
 Level 3 Diploma in Fire Science and Fire Safety will cost, £246.00 saving £44.
 Level 4 Certificate in Fire Science and Fire Safety will cost, £285 saving £51.
 Membership of the IFE provides you with a variety of benefits including the following:
 Improved career prospects and employability
 Higher earning potential
 Demonstration of a professional attitude valued by employers and customers
 International recognition of competence and commitment
 Evidence of expertise
 Greater influence within your own organisation and industry depending on your membership grade
 The IFE offers 5 grades of membership with letters after your name (post nominals) which are recognised and valued by employers worldwide.

 Studying for a career in the fire industry?
 Why not sign up as a Student member?
 You will receive access to Member Only online resources, including the IFE
journal, International Fire Professional.
For further information please contact or call Phillip on 086 3870613

Examination Results

Results for the March 2018 exams published in July 2018 with all results better than previous years. Due to GDPR we are unable to publish results. For any enquires contact

To All Members,
IFE Examination Preparation Course

Examinations 2018 (Dates: 8th & 9th March, 2018)

Venue:     Dublin Fire Brigade Training Centre, Malahide Road, Marino, Dublin 3 or other as advised.
Click here to download Application Form

Chair of: Eastern Area Group, James Farrell, FIFireE.
Secretary  of: Eastern Area Group, Sean Martin, GIFireE.


Stephen Barriscale, MIFireE,
Honorary Branch Secretary / Treasurer

Presentation of awards for Best Student 2017