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Fire Behaviour School Courses

The Academy Fire Behaviour School is an accredited live fire training centre that specialises in delivering Breathing Apparatus, Compartment Fire Fighting and Positive Pressure Ventilation training for staff within DSFRS and for external customers, locally, nationally and internationally.

Our Courses


CFBTI BTEC Level 3 refresher

Tactical Ventilation PPVI BTEC Level 3

Breathing Apparatus Instructor (BAI)

Our Specialist Expertise

The Fire Behaviour School, in partnership with the Swedish Rescue Services Agency (SRSA), has been instrumental in the development of Fire Behaviour training in the UK and is a recognised venue for National and International Fire Behaviour Instructor courses.




Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service is the only UK Fire Service to work in collaboration with the SRSA and to utilise the expertise of their instructors.

Our experienced Fire Behaviour instructors and assessors, who have all attended extensive training courses in Sweden, deliver in-house and external training with the common aim of providing fundamental, procedural, tactical and realistic experiential fire training.

Situated at Exeter Airport, our academy Fire Behaviour School continues to invest in its major capital programme to ensure that the on-going development of our training facilities supports the advancement of new techniques such as tactical ventilation.


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