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Year 5 Pupils learn to Firefight!

22 May 2017

“Best trip ever!”

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Hero Challenge at the Fire Service College

18 May 2017

Forty teams from across Capita raised over £18,000 for Alzheimer’s Society when they recently took part in the Hero Challenge at the Fire Service College.

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The Fire Service College is now the official reseller for ‘SIFT™ for Firefighter’

17 May 2017

The Fire Service College is now the official reseller for ‘SIFT™ for Firefighter’, an online recruitment process used by a large number of UK Fire & Rescue Services, and developed by a&dc one of the world’s leaders in behavioural assessment and development.

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Marathon des Sables

08 May 2017

Not satisfied with completing the 6 day Everest Trail Race in 2016, Watch Manager Jenny Hill and Instructor at the Fire service College, has completed what is reputed to be the toughest footrace on earth – the Marathon des Sables (MDS).

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Hazardous Materials Advisor Course Fee Reduced

10 Apr 2017

The price of our award winning Hazardous Materials Advisor course has been revised and reduced with immediate effect by £2,820.

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College adds to fire appliance fleet

03 Apr 2017

The Fire Service College, has invested in three additional Mercedes fire appliances to enhance and upgrade the training fleet

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Hotline Issue 3 - Out now!

20 Mar 2017

Keep up to date with the latest changes and developments here at The Fire Service College with out latest issue of 'Hotline'

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A starring role for the Fire Service College

17 Mar 2017

From the popular TV series Father Brown to life on the road with Supertruckers, the Fire Service College has had a starring role to play in a number of TV and corporate film productions.

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GreenEx Portable Fire Suppression Demonstration - 21st March

08 Mar 2017

The GreenEx Portable Fire Suppression (FST) will be on demonstration at the Fire Service College on the 21st March.

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Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service RTC training day at the FSC

07 Mar 2017

Saturday the 18th of February brought crews from Pebworth, Pershore, Upton and Kidderminster to the Fire Service College

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Deepwater Horizon Press Day at the FSC

02 Mar 2017

Press took part in a bespoke training day at the College, to gain an insight into the challenges facing firefighters when tackling oil rig fires.

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College Supports Heritage Lottery Funding Application

01 Mar 2017

Close to Brighton, Saltdean Lido may not immediately spring to mind as a firefighter training venue but it was requisitioned for training run by the National Fire Service College during World War II.

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Lakeland Chemical Suit Selection Study Day

27 Feb 2017

Is your workwear protection adequate? Attend a free Lakeland training day here at the FSC to find out if it is up to the task.

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Award for Charitable Support and Community Engagement

10 Feb 2017

A team from the Fire Service College recently attended the final of the Capita People Awards and received the Bronze Award for Charitable Support and Community Engagement.

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RTC Instructor Training Amputee casualty simulation

24 Jan 2017

Responding to the challenges and complexities that often face the emergency services when extricating casualties from vehicles, our RTC Instructor training course now includes amputee actors and SFX artists from casualty simulation specialists

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17th National Training & Development weekend

19 Jan 2017

The Fire Service College is pleased to announce that it is hosting the 17th Women in the Fire Service UK National Training & Development weekend on 16-18 June 2017

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Emergency fire crew training helps off-duty Securitas officer take control after RTC

11 Jan 2017

An off-duty Protective Services Officer, employed by Securitas UK was first on the scene at a road traffic accident, owing to accrediting his actions and quick thinking to his training at the College.

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FSC trainer takes second place in Women’s Everest Trail race

29 Nov 2016

Watch Manager Jenny Hill, Business Relationship Manager and trainer at the Fire Service College recently completed the challenging 100 mile Everest Trail Race

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Fire Service College supports call by coalition of experts on the European Commission to take action on fire safety in buildings

24 Nov 2016

An unprecedented alliance of firefighters, researchers, fire engineers, associations and industry representatives has urged the European Commission to take action on fire safety in buildings

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College Hosts Aerodrome Rescue and Firefighting Vehicle (ARFFV) Demo

18 Nov 2016

The FSC provided the perfect backdrop for a state-of-the-art demonstration of airport firefighting equipment and technology.

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Firefighters from Angola LNG take part in Senior Officer Development Programme

01 Nov 2016

The firefighters are taking part in an eight-week Angola LNG Senior Officer Development Programme with the aim of building on their leadership and management skills

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College receives JOIFF accreditation

10 Oct 2016

The College is pleased to have received JOIFF accreditation on a number of training courses.

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Firefighters take on the biggest ever BA challenge

10 Oct 2016

This weekend’s national BA Challenge, which took place here at the FSC, was the biggest event since it first began nine years ago, with 15 teams from across the UKFRS taking part on Saturday.

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College Graduation for Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service Apprentices

06 Oct 2016

Seven weeks of training undertaken at variety of venues including the FSC has culminated in the graduation of 22 apprentices.

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Emergency services test skills in dramatic FSC motorway pile-up exercise

04 Oct 2016

On Saturday 01 October the FSC hosted a large-scale, multi-agency exercise designed to further enhance the skills of emergency responders.

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Buckinghamshire apprentices training at the FSC

15 Sep 2016

Aged from just 18 to 28, 22 apprentice firefighters from Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service are spending a month training at the Fire Service College.

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The Fire Service College marks the 15th Anniversary of 9/11

12 Sep 2016

Marking the 15th anniversary of 9/11, staff, instructors, learners and visitors gathered together at the Fire Service College to hold a two minute silence to enable attendees to reflect on the events that took place in the United States.

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Senior management changes at the Fire Service College

14 Jun 2016

Over the last 12 months, great momentum has been building at the Fire Service College, which is now seeing numerous new initiatives starting to successfully develop.

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Road Traffic Collision Instructor course receives a repair

02 Jun 2016

The College has recently developed its Road Traffic Collision Instructor course to ensure that it addresses the increasing complexity of incidents and is also conducted in line with best practice.

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US Masters students learn about UK emergency preparedness at the FSC

28 Apr 2016

Students from Georgetown University, Washington DC, spent four days at the College as part of a weeklong module studying the UK approach to emergency preparedness.

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