Edinburgh Airport Fire Training Center

"Edinburgh Airport Fire Training centre has provided us, TAG Farnborough Airport Ltd with an excellent service and have been accommodating in meeting our training needs, even at short notice. Feedback from attendees that have attended courses, has all been positive with regards to course facilities and accommodation. Edinburgh Airport Fire Training centre have succeeded in providing training courses in a good learning environment, along with their instructors who facilitate in a way which allows attendees to interact, while learning skills and knowledge which can be applied to their individual roles. I would highly recommend Edinburgh Airport Fire Training Centre to others.""

Keith Atkins - Station Manager
TAG Farnborough Airport Ltd

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Aviation Fire Training

Aircrew Fire & Smoke Training (EU-OPS)

Course Outline

This course is for individuals who require to be EU Ops compliant to operate on board a passenger aircraft and follows a syllabus in accordance with EU-Ops. During the session, delegates will be provided with the necessary knowledge and skills to enable them to effectively deal with in-flight fires by participating in both theoretical and practical sessions.

Course Aim

To provide aircrew with mandatory practical and theoretical knowledge and the skills required to comply with EU Ops 1.

By the end of this session each student will be able to:

  • demonstrate a basic ability to deal with an emergency situation on board aircraft
  • assess an emergency/fire situation and implement the appropriate actions
  • apply control and communication procedures at immediate location of the incident
  • ensure the correct selection and operation of fire fighting/rescue equipment during an emergency situation.

Course Content and Objectives

  • Theory Session Contains
    • Chemistry of combustion
    • Triangle of fire
    • Classification of fire
    • Extinguishing media methods of application
    • Types of fires/fire scenarios (Galley, seat, toilet overhead locker )
    • Search procedures when in heat and smoke
    • Introduction to airline specific PPE
    • In flight fire training video
    • Training video for donning PPE
  • Practical Session Contains
    • Donning airline specific smoke hood
    • Correct operation of fire fighting media
    • Practical fire scenarios crews demonstrate correct procedures tactics and techniques
    • Practical exercise in smoke filled fuselage crews to demonstrate safe evacuation techniques
  • Course Outcome

    On successful completion of the course, candidates will receive a Certificate allowing them to operate for 3 years, after which there is a requirement to attend a revalidation training course. This course is legally compliant and complies with current EU Ops standards

    Course Duration

    The course will last 3 hours in duration.

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    Course dates

    These courses can be arranged at any time, please contact us for further information.

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