Breathing Apparatus Instructor Course 2007

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ACFO Killian J Hennessy successfully completed a Breathing Apparatus Trainer course with Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service in Washington Hall, International Fire Training College, Chorley, England. This course was of 10 days duration.

Who is this course for?

Experienced Breathing Apparatus wearers with a responsibility for delivering Breathing Apparatus training.

Course Outline

Providing a balance of Breathing Apparatus training techniques, Hot Fire scenario development, Risk assessment and Training Needs Analysis this course is designed to facilitate the delivery of Breathing Apparatus training to produce safe and effective Breathing Apparatus Wearers. Individuals are assessed on their ability to present technical information, undertake training needs analyses, perform risk assessments, design and implement training scenarios and debrief learners following realistic Hot-Fire Training.


The course takes full advantage of the extensive live fire training facilities and experienced Training staff to equip individuals with the ability: To provide in-house training for your organisation To devise and deliver risk assessed training which meets identified training needs. To coach and provide feedback to learners to facilitate their development

Future Development

Following successful completion of this programme and upon having gained the necessary experience individuals can continue their development by undertaking the Compartment Fire Behaviour Trainer course and the Positive Pressure Ventilation Trainer course.

Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service, Washington Hall, International Fire Training College Website - Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service Website

Participants of the Breathing Apparatus Instructor Training Course

Breathing Apparatus Instructor Course, Washington Hall, International Fire Training College, June 2007


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