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

RFF Supervisor Revalidation Course

Course Outline

This programme is designed to equip RFFS Supervisors with the knowledge, skills and understanding to undertake a supervisory role at Aerodromes.

Course Aim

To provide technical and practical training in order to comply with the requirements of the Civil Aviation Authority (CAP 168 Certificates of Competency); CAP 699 Standards for the Competence of Rescue and Firefighting Service (RFFS). Personnel Employed at United Kingdom Licensed Aerodromes and the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) Document Annex 14 and document 9137-AN/898 Airport Services Manual Part 1, Rescue and Fire fighting.

Course Content and Objectives

On completion of the course students will have covered:

  • CAP 699 and CAP 168, Chapters 8 & 9
  • The Management of Operational scenarios, e.g. Aircraft Evacuation, Hazmats and Aircraft Incident
  • Tactical application of the Incident Command System up to and Including Silver Command

Safety Management

  • Policies
  • Procedures
  • Risk assessment Dynamic and Analytical
  • HR matters
  • Human factors
  • Emergency/contingency planning
  • Monitor and review ( Briefing & Debriefing)
  • Environmental issues
  • Post Incident Scene Management
  • Investigation processes management, legal and AAIB

Course Outcome

On successful completion of the programme, the individual will be issued with an appropriate certificate of competence in core units and will possess the level of knowledge, skills and Understanding.

  • The period of validity of the certificate of competence will be 4 years.

Course Duration

Two weeks

Course Requirements

Due to the physical nature of this course, students are required to demonstrate prior to attendance that they have been medically assessed and deemed fit and able to undertake course activities in accordance to CAP 168.

  • Knowledge of the principles outlined in the Fire and Rescue Manual Incident Command
  • CAP 168
  • CAP 699
  • AWM 1-7

Student Numbers

The Supervisor Initial Course can accommodate between six and twelve students at any one time.



Course dates

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How to book

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