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

Compartment Fire Behaviour Training

Course Outline

Students will experience a fully interactive two-day training session that explores the science behind why and how fire behaves; and also an intense period of practical fire fighting and fire experiencing in purpose built fire behaviour units.

Course Aim

To introduce firefighters to the burning characteristics, development and behaviour of fire. To provide firefighters with an understanding in how to recognise and assess the risks involved when dealing with compartment fires.

Course Content and Objectives

At the completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Understand the terms combustion, Pyrolysis, hot gases and limits of flammability
  • Understand the implication and hazards of these, in association with compartment fire fighting
  • Observe the combustion of smoke and the ignition of a flammable gas through its flammable range
  • Identify the signs of a flashover
  • Identify the signs of a backdraught
  • Observe the development of a compartment fire and the effect construction has on that fire
  • Understand the limitations of fire ground PPE
  • Carry out correct door entry procedures
  • Implement control measures to protect themselves from the effects of fire
  • Control and extinguish fires

Course Outcome

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

Course Duration

Two day non residential. 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 CFBT Course can accommodate between four and eight 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

For more details on how to find us, please visit our Contact page.