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Red One wins CFBTI contract for South Yorks Fire & Rescue Service

Red One CFBTI training

Red One Limited (Red One) is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract to provide Compartment Fire Behaviour Training Instructor (CFBTI) courses to South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service (SYFRS).

Compartment fire behaviour is a key component of fire fighter training, enabling individual fire fighters and fire officers to understand the ‘science’ of fires and how fires will behave and change in different environmental and structural conditions. Learning how to recognise and anticipate particular fire phenomena, such as backdrafts and flash-overs, before they occur is vital for fire fighter safety.

Red One and the Devon and Somerset Fire & Rescue Service (DSFRS) Training Academy has a long and distinguished record of providing quality assured and accredited Fire Behaviour training and has provided training to instructors from more than 30 Fire & Rescue Services from across the UK and overseas.

Competitive tender for CFBTI training

Following a competitive tender process, the contract for training has been awarded on a ‘call-off’ basis, initially for 12 months with options for a further 24 months. SYFRS have already booked a number of instructor staff onto courses at Red One’s training facility at Exeter Airport under this contract.

Speaking about the contract, Chris Thain; Director – Business Development & Marketing at Red One said “We are very excited to have been awarded this contract from our colleagues at South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service. CFBT Instructors pass on vital risk and safety knowledge to their colleagues in service, to ensure that they can conduct their roles in the utmost safety possible and we are honoured that South Yorkshire FRS have chosen Red One to help ensure that their CFBT Instructors receive the highest quality training available in the market today”.

Red One is the wholly owned commercial trading company of Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Authority, providing accredited fire, rescue and safety training, consultancy and other professional services to industry and Fire & Rescue Services worldwide.

Click here to find out more about Red One’s accredited CFBTI courses.

About Red One’s Services

Providing a complete suite of training courses for dealing with fire, rescue and safety incidents, all Red One courses are ISO 9001: 2008 compliant and where appropriate, are accredited by the relevant authorities or examination bodies.

Our primary aim is to equip all delegates with the ability to safely and competently face emergency situations, fire or otherwise and to control and resolve them without loss of life or injury and whilst reducing the costs associated with such loss.

We also create bespoke training courses for customers that are accredited through our approval centre with a number of nationally recognised qualification bodies.

Red One can provide professional qualified FRS personnel for Industrial Fire Teams and for Stand-by Specialist Rescue, anywhere in the world and we provide FRS consultancy and specialist services for large public events and film or television recordings.




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