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Our guide to firefighter training courses

Considering taking a Firefighter training course to kick start your career? Training courses often differ massively in terms of course content, cost and time they take to complete, as well as the level of qualification they are worth. There will be training programmes that offer nothing other than a certificate of completion, while other Firefighter training courses will work towards passing NVQ/SVQ and industry recognised qualifications. A limited number of training courses are free to enrol on, while some students will be entitled to get their Firefighter training course funded or subsidised. For more information, our careers guide and course articles will show you the benefits completing a Firefighter training course can have on your job prospects.

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Interactive Fire Extinguisher Train...

Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Price: £42.00 £37.80

Where: Nottinghamshire


Available: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

Price: £390.00 £351.00

Where: Nottingham

Fire Extinguisher Training

Next start: You choose

Price: £36.00 £32.40

Where: Online Course

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Awarding organisations for firefighter training courses

  • The Institute of Fire Safety Managers
  • Maritime Coastguard Agency
  • Operating largely around the coast of the UK, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency is an organisation committed to monitoring the application of the UK’s maritime safety policy in order to prevent fatalities at sea. It awards qualifications to those working on ships and at sea. Courses accredited by the Maritime Coastguard Agency include general fire prevention courses as well as more specific awards in job-related subjects such as the Shipboard Safety Officer qualification. In addition to this, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency provides round the clock search and rescue services for the UK and internationally. 

Related careers: Firefighter

Firefighters protect and save people and property from fire and other hazards. This involves the provision of practical emergency services and of advice and education on fire prevention. Emergency services provided by firefighters include controlling and extinguishing fires, rescuing victims from burning buildings, other accident sites or dangerous situations, and dealing with bomb alerts and spillage of chemicals or other hazardous substances. Fire prevention work includes giving presentations to schools and other community groups, inspecting premises to ensure that they meet...more

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