CIOB Level 6 Diploma in Building Safety Management

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Course Hours
14 month course
Changes to the law mean that there is huge demand for the new role of Building Safety Manager. This course is designed for professionals moving into the new role.
£2,450.00 + VAT
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The legislative landscape has changed. The newly created role of Building Safety Manager must now be at the heart of the new Building Safety regime. It’s more important than ever that management professionals are able to promote the openness, trust and collaboration with residents necessary to keep buildings safe.

This course will prepare you with the knowledge and skills to manage building safety in line with legislation and regulations. You will learn the techniques for managing the safety of the occupied building. The course will prepare you to look after the day-to-day management of fire and structural safety in higher risk buildings and how to establish a clear point of contact for residents for fire and safety-related issues.

Course Date: 22nd June 2022

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By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Apply the principles of building design and construction for fire safety
  • Apply the principles of fire behaviour to high risk buildings
  • Manage resources in building safety management
  • Engage residents, communities and users of buildings with professionalism
  • Understand the legal framework for Building Safety


This course is designed for construction professionals moving into the new key duty holder role of Building Safety Manager. It is for leaders who require the knowledge and skills to manage the wider holistic whole building obligations for occupiers’ safety and health, including fire and structural safety.

Specific entry requirements are as follows:

UCAS tariff Score 120 (current) / 32-48 (2017 onwards) and relevant experience
Level 4/6 S/NVQ, or equivalent, in a related subject
Five years’ relevant construction experience


Each unit will deliver the content using the following resources in order to give a rich and informative experience:

  • Instructional presentations
  • Course reading materials
  • Case studies and practical exercises.
  • Online forum for tutor and delegates
  • Live workshops with your tutor


The course will cover:

There are six units for the CIOB Level 6 Diploma in Building Safety Management:

  • Unit 1 Fire Safety Legislation for Construction
  • Unit 2 – Fire Safety Management for Construction
  • Unit 3 – Building Safety Management
  • Unit 4 – Health Safety & Wellbeing for Building Safety
  • Unit 5 – Technology & Structures for Building Safety
  • Unit 6 – Building Regulations for Construction


You will complete one assignment per unit. Assignments are graded pass, merit and distinction and a certificate will be issued at the end of the course. An overall grade will be issued upon completion of all six units.



Martin McCabe

Martin applies his years of experience in construction to create training that leads to real change. Chartered as a Construction Manager, Building Engineer and Health & Safety Practitioner, Martin has worked in a diverse range of roles across the industry and designed courses delivered around the world.

He sits on the Chartered Institute of Building’s Education, Standards and Qualifications Committee and provides Quality Assurance for the CIOB and other awarding organisations. He consults in a variety of industry roles offering advice on Project Management, Health & Safety and Temporary Works. He has designed and run training programmes at the Royal School of Military Engineering. In 2017 Martin consulted on the lifting operations at London’s Natural History Museum for the blue whale main exhibit. Martin aims to facilitate learning that is relevant to each course delegate, so that the theory can be put into practice in the real world.

Brad Walker FCIOB, FCABE, EngTech, AIFireE, IFE Life Risk Register
Fire Risk Management Consultant

Brad served with Lancashire Fire and Rescue for 30 years’ service and worked in various departments throughout the service. He finished his career as an Area Fire Safety Manager for the Southern, Northern and Central Area’s of Lancashire. As an Area Fire Safety Manager, he was responsible for a number of Fire Safety, Fire Investigation and Community teams, and was also responsible for implementing the Fire Safety strategies of Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service.

He has various qualifications in Fire Safety, Fire Investigation and Management, and is a member of the Engineering Council and the Institute of Fire Engineers. He is also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building and Chartered Association of Building Engineers.

As a Fire Safety Consultant Brad has conducted fire risk assessments on various premises from offices through to complex chemical plants. Whilst working as a fire safety consultant he has been project lead for designing and developing Fire Strategies for Burberry, Trafford Housing Trust and Equitix. He has also delivered Fire Safety Training to Trafford Housing Trust, East Cheshire Council, Yorkshire Housing and Trust Inns.

He has recently taken Trafford Housing Trust through the BS9997 Fire Risk Management process, and in January 2020 they were awarded the standard and became the first business in the country to receive the accreditation.
Over the past 12 months Brad has been working with the Chartered Institute of Building and has designed the Fire Safety modules for the new level 6 Building Safety Managers Diploma.