Welcome to the International Fire Training Centre

The IFTC is a world leader in the provision of firefighting training. We provide the skills, advice and resource to ensure your teams have the knowledge and confidence to respond effectively to an incident. This will help you to save lives, protect assets and maintain business operations.

IFTC has offered the expertise and infrastructure since 1981, with the capability to support fire teams in the aviation, industrial, offshore, marine and civil defence sectors. We have over 25 training simulators to guarantee fresh, challenging and scalable exercises for recruits and experienced leaders. We can give you the choice of water, dry powder or foam – preparing your teams for the real thing.

As well as practical training, you can develop, test and accredit your teams in our state of the art virtual reality suite to embed the understanding and application of incident command capability. We deliver accredited and tailored courses to meet your needs now and in the future. Your teams can stay in our onsite accommodation for a convenient, immersive, firefighter-only learning experience. Even if your requirements are smaller for compliance i.e. fire marshall, extinguisher training, we can supply all things fire training related.

We are part of international service delivery specialists, Serco, offering integrated, cost-effective business transformation programmes to governments around the world & we are located at Teesside International Airport with easy access by road, rail and air.

Why Choose Us ?

With internationally recognised accreditation including ICAO Trainair, OPITO, JOIFF, MCA, IFE and Skills for Justice Awards, your training at IFTC will carry the badge of authority.

We have been training new and experienced firefighters from across the globe for decades and our facilities are second to none.

IFTC trained firefighters are among the best in the world. As a graduate of our internationally renowned training centre you will become an elite firefighter of the highest calibre armed with the skills, knowledge and instincts necessary to deal with extreme emergencies at any location in any country.

Our Courses

Professional Affiliations & Partners

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