- 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
- Chaplains Conference
- Research Event 2015 - RE15
- Annual Conference: Fire Related Research and Developments (RE15)
FSC attending CFOA Technical Response Conference
The Fire Service College is attending the CFOA Technical Response Conference 2015 on 19 & 20 March
MCTU Demonstration Day
The FSC will be demonstrating the capabilities of the Mobile Carbonaceous Training Unit
LGA Annual Fire Conference and Exhibition
The Fire Service College is pleased to announce it will be hosting ‘Changes to training since the Knight Review: How much has your Service truly changed its training provision? ’ fringe meeting on 10 March
WFS 15th National Training and Development Weekend
The Fire Service College is pleased to announce that it is hosting the 15th WFS (Women in the Fire Service UK) National Training & Development weekend on 12-14 June 2015.
The Fire Service College will be showcasing its vision and capabilities at Intersec 2015, taking place at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre from 18 – 20 January 2015.
Team Building Experiences
Fun corporate team building activities for all your staff to enjoy - a firefighter experience you will never forget!
Bringing FSC training to a Fire Station near you!
World Rescue Challenge 2014
The FSC joined forces with the World Rescue Organisation and United Kingdom Rescue Organisation to host the 'World Rescue Challenge 2014' in the UK.
- In the News
The Fire Service College and Fire and Rescue Service news
- Pro Board Accreditation Conference
- Hotline Newsletter Issue 1 Jan 2016
Fire Service College Prospectus 2016
Launch of the 2016 Prospectus
- FSC Sports Centre Temporary Relocation
Fire Service College Approved As First Pro Board European Accredited Centre
The Fire Service College has become the first centre in Europe to achieve Pro Board accreditation to certify to the US based National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Standards.
- On-call firefighter recruits begin their first course at the Fire Service College
Mid and West Wales young firefighters participate in team building activities at the FSC
Last week the Fire Service College welcomed groups of young firefighters from Wales and also Swansea City Community Trust's ‘Kicks’ project staff, who joined Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service on their annual summer trip to the College.
- Delegates complete the International Brigade Command Course
- The Fire Service College opens its doors to Sky-Futures
- UKRO 2015
- Fire Service College Executive Leadership Programme 2016
- Incident Command Courses reflect change in NOG
- 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
Thess 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
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.
- Rope and Water Rescue
- Firefighter Foundation and Development
- RDTI Hub
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