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Search and rescue unit

Search and rescue unit at the fire groundThe 'cold' training unit is a multi-role facility where a wide range of training can take place, including:

  • Fixed installation demonstration: the unit has a variety of fixed systems that can be demonstrated on live fires and viewed by students through an observation window.
  • Enclosed space training: simulated spaces, tanks and double bottoms allow students to practice all aspects of enclosed space entry and rescue training in a realistic environment.
  • Offshore training: the adaptable layout of the unit allows conditions/routes to be altered inside and cosmetic smoke added to provide a training tool for those required to undertake training in the use of smoke hoods.
  • General ship training: the unit gives a range of additional scenarios for casualty rescue and general self-rescue for use in courses which can be tailored to individual customer requirements.

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