- About us
- Our Services
Skills and leadership training for fire and multi-agency responders
Responding to the unique needs of different emergency services and sectors with bespoke training
We are investing in a wide range of cutting edge technologies to provide greater flexibility of training.
Next generation decision making environment training using tailor-made immersive BLUEHAWK™ technology.
Mobile Carbonaceous Training
The new Mobile Carbonaceous Training Unit (MCTU) is the first of its kind in the UK and offers mobile ‘live fire’ training in a fully tested and proven environment.
Our incident ground
Our unmatchable facilities for replicating live incidents are designed to test the skill and ingenuity of firefighters
- Custom courses
- Our Sectors
UK fire and rescue
Extensive capability and skills training for the UKFRS
Overseas fire and rescue
International skills and expertise training to meet global emergency response needs
Business and industry
Capability training for emergency responders in business and industry
Preparing multiple agencies for a wide range of emergency events
- UK fire and rescue
- Delegate Facilities
Looking after our delegates during their stay at the College
Reception and Accommodation
A welcome home for more than 400 delegates
Restaurant and Bar
Feeding the bodies as well as the minds of our delegates
Library and Information Resource Centre
An internationally renowned collection of books, journals, DVDs and more
Place of Worship
Respecting the religious needs of our delegates
Sports and Leisure Centre
Opening our doors to the local community and our visiting delegates.
On-site shop for basic essentials and a quick coffee break
Local Area and links to London
There’s plenty to do and see in and around the College and good links to London
- Reception and Accommodation
- Conference and Events
- In the News
The Fire Service College and Fire and Rescue Service news
- Hotline Newsletter Issue 2 2016
- Executive Leadership Programme 2017 - Applications Open
- Senior management changes at the Fire Service College
- Road Traffic Collision Instructor course recieves a repair
- New partnership helping fire services share knowledge and research
WFS 16th National Training and Development Weekend (1)
The 16th WFS (Women in the Fire Service UK) National Training & Development weekend will take place at the FSC on 17-19 June 2016
- US Masters students learn about UK emergency preparedness at the FSC
- CERN firefighters train at the FSC
- Fire Service College launch venue for unique cycling kit designed for Oxfordshire firefighters thousand mile fundraiser
International Fire Service Rugby Match
UK Fire Service v France Wednesday 30th March 2016
- FSC Mess Club supports local and national charities
- Congress on Fire & Emergency Resilience in the Face of Terrorism
- Our Courses
Firefighter Foundation and Development
The Firefighter Foundation Development Programme (FFDP) is an intensive modular course focusing on realistic and practical training scenarios that develop the core skills required to be a safe and competent firefighter, laying the foundations for a successful career in the fire and rescue service.
Fire Service Operations
Operations training provides learners with the essential knowledge and skills that are required in specialist operational disciplines, including road traffic collision, urban search and rescue, high volume pump training and technical specialist rescue, using a blended learning approach within the classroom as well as challenging world-class incident ground venues.
Hazardous Materials courses (HazMat) provide emergency services and HazMat professionals with the necessary skills to keep the emergency services and commercial industry at the cutting edge of response to HazMat risks.
The FSC provides the latest world class incident command training facilities within the newly developed Simulation Suite, supported by tailor-made immersive BLUEHAWK™ technology.
Industrial FF and Pipeline Emergencies
We provide accredited, competency based training to the industrial safety industry, from basic technical operations through to strategic management level.
- Instructor Programmes
The FSC's International courses provide the opportunity for learners to acquire a broad range of core and enhanced emergency responder skills for both government and commercial sectors, ranging from initial response to strategic management.
Management & Leadership
These courses are designed to reinforce leadership, command and management learning, enabling aspiring and inexperienced managers to test themselves and develop confidence.
Prevention & Protection
Fire prevention, protection and safety training provides sector-appropriate qualifications. Courses are aimed at those in a variety of fire safety roles in fire, health and safety, business continuity and environmental protection sectors.
- Urban Search and Rescue
- Rope and Water Rescue
School of Resilience
The School of Resilience and Emergency Response services public and private sector organisations that have a need to build their organisational resilience to emergencies and unplanned events.
- Firefighter Foundation and Development
- RDTI Hub
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