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 Wearer

Course Outline

On successful completion of the course, personnel will have gained the practical skills and theoretical knowledge and understanding required to competently wear Breathing Apparatus and to contribute effectively to an incident involving Breathing Apparatus.

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

Course Aim

To ensure the students are competent in all technical and practical aspects of Breathing Apparatus.

Course Content and Objectives

On the completion of the course students will have covered:

  • Physiology of respiration
  • Physiological stress
  • Breathing Apparatus equipment
  • Breathing Apparatus control procedures
  • Search procedures
  • Fire Behaviour (CFBT)
  • Moving in smoke and darkness
  • Emergency procedures
  • confined space
  • Thermal image camera
  • Personal protection procedures

Course Outcome

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

Course Duration

Two weeks (Monday - Friday) 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 Wearers 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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