Aviation

AVIATION COURSES
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Aviation Courses

Practical live fire training is undertaken on one of the most extensive and comprehensive fire training grounds in the world, burning either liquid propane or aviation fuel.  Our ability to offer extended black smoke burns to clients provides a truly authentic fire training experience.

The training area has taxiways/aprons and a full range of passenger aircraft simulators including a purpose built Category 10 rig, to reflect the challenges faced by aerodromes operating every type of aircraft..

Here is a list of our current aviation courses, please click the arrow to the right of the course name for further details. Course schedule available here.

Aviation Fire Services ManagerOne week course

This course meets the requirements of CAP699 Aviation Fire Service Manager Units AFSM 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 and is designed for Fire service personnel who wish to progress their career to Fire Station Manager and above.

Breathing Apparatus InstructorTwo week course

The International Fire Training Centre offers all delegates a rigorous training and assessment programme. For some courses, a high level of prior knowledge is required to ensure that the delegate can meet the demands of the programme and successfully complete all assessments. We provide the elements of instructional techniques to enable competent Breathing Apparatus (BA) wearers to instruct personnel in the use of BA, and to ensure that BA operations are carried out safely to internationally recognise standards. This course is accredited by Skills for Justice Awards.

Breathing Apparatus Instructor refresherThree day course

To provide the student with elements of theoretical and practical training in the use of Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA).  This will enable each student to be fully aware of the basic guidance and procedures required for the safe and effective use of SCBA.

BA Wearer refresher
Bridging Firefighter Element

This programme is designed for experienced firefighters looking to enter an airport fire service.It provides the technical and practical knowledge required to meet the specific risks of aerodrome operation.

Incident Command Initial (formerly Crew Commander Incident Command Initial)One week course

The aim of this structured programme is to provide learning opportunities for personnel who may be required to support the Supervisor (Watch Commander) in effecting command and control at aircraft accidents/incidents.

Incident Command Revalidation (formerly Crew Commander Incident Command Revalidation)One week course

This programme is designed for personnel who are currently in the role of Crew Commander.  It provides the opportunity for candidates to demonstrate that the knowledge and skills acquired during initial training at this level is being effectively maintained.

Firefighter InitialFive week course

The Firefighter Initial Structured Learning Programme (SLP) is designed to provide initial learning and development opportunities to enable individuals to acquire competence in the Aerodrome Firefighter role.

Firefighter RevalidationOne week course

This programme is designed for personnel in the role of Firefighter.  It concentrates on the core competencies required (including CFBT) for the effective deployment of equipment and personnel in order to deal with an aircraft accident/incident.

Low Category Aerodrome Supervisor InitialOne week course

Persons with Fire and Rescue Service duties at Category 2* licensed aerodromes should attend this course.

*(persons with similar responsibilities at Special and Category One airports will find this programme very useful and as such are eligible for nomination).

Low Category Aerodrome Supervisor RevalidationThree day course

The programme is designed for personnel who have already successfully completed the Low Category Aerodrome Supervisor Initial programme or equivalent, and have consolidated that knowledge with further application in the workplace.

Overseas Senior Airport Fire OfficerFour week full residential course

This course is designed for overseas personnel with previous Fire Service experience.  It provides delegates with instruction and information regarding the management of RFFS capabilities and resource control.

Supervisor InitialTwo week course

This programme is designed for personnel who will undertake the responsibility of Incident/Watch Command.  It provides advanced instruction in Command and Control principles and the day-to-day Management requirements of the Rescue and Firefighting Service (RFFS).

Supervisor RevalidationOne week course

This programme is designed for personnel who are currently in the role of Watch Commander.  It provides the opportunity for candidates to demonstrate that the knowledge and skills acquired during initial training at this level is being effectively maintained.

Vocational Assessors Award for CAP 699

This programme is designed for Rescue and Firefighting personnel within the aviation sector who have been, or identified as, potential assessors for CAP 699 in the workplace. It concentrates on the core competencies required for assessing the maintenance of competence within the workplace.

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