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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Domestic & Practical Fire Training

Breathing Apparatus Instructor

Course Outline

On successful completion of the course students will have demonstrated a high level of knowledge of the required guidance and legislation as applicable to breathing apparatus.

Be competent to plan, prepare, supervise, conduct practical and theory based exercises including effective debrief techniques. Understand and implement safe systems of work for breathing apparatus training exercises.

Assessment is carried out through continual observation, written assessment and professional discussion.

Course Aim

To ensure students are able to devise and deliver training on the technical aspects and operational use of breathing apparatus, competently.

Course Content and Objectives

On the completion of the course students will have covered:

  • BA Procedures and equipment
  • Physiology and respiration
  • Training and exercise planning
  • Instructional techniques
  • Heat & humidity
  • Risk Assessment
  • Safe Systems of work
  • Fire Behaviour (CFBT)
  • Observation exercises
  • Syndicate exercise
  • Briefing and de-briefing
  • Monitoring BA crews/Crew safety

Course Outcome

On completion of the course Students will receive a certificate of achievement.

Course Duration

Two weeks (Monday - Friday) Accommodation from Sunday-Thursday is included in the course price. Weekend accommodation can be arranged if required at extra cost.

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.

Student Numbers

The Breathing Apparatus Instructor Course can accommodate between six and twelve students at any one time.



Course dates

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

How to book

To book, for further information on any of our featured courses, or if you'd like to discuss any bespoke training requirements, please contact us using the information below:

+44 (0)131 344 3359

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