Training and Safety Centre
'The visit that could save your life'
Key Stage 3+ - Coming soon
Learn lifesaving skills, feel the heat of a fire, and gain an insight into one of the busiest fire services in the UK.
You will visit our immersive theatre and spend time in the full scale house, learning how to keep you and your loved ones safe from fire.
The community safety visit will be delivered by one of our trained Community Instructors and will last approximately two hours. This program is aimed at community groups aged 20+ for 10 - 40 people. If your group includes vulnerable adults and or SEN’s we’ll need you to bring at least one supervising adult for each team.
Learn about the most common causes of fire in the home
Sport hazards in our life size house
Learn how to reduce the risk of having a fire, and what to do if one breaks out
Learn about North West Fire Control and experience what a 999 call sounds like
Witness the impact of a car crash with our simulated collision
Bookings available from July 2021 (subject to government and internal guidelines)
Visits are available Monday to Friday from 14:30
FREE to groups in Greater Manchester, you just have to arrange your own transport. (we kindly ask that you car
share as much as possible).
Minimum visitors numbers 10 and a maximum of 40
If you belong to a youth community group in Greater Manchester, please contact us to book/ discuss options.
To book or check availability:
Or call 0161 603 4620
We have developed more educational pages these can be found on the main Greater Manchester fire and rescue Service website or click the link below.
Training and Safety Centre
Training and Safety Centre Reception
"The Street" scene
View from the viewing gallery
Parking is available at the site for cars and coaches and designated disabled parking
Baby changing facilities
Portable hearing loops
There are drop kerbs in Fire Street and there is a lift in the ‘fire house’
Secure lockers for personal belongings
We can arrange a quiet room for prayers if visitors let us know in advance
Assistance dogs are welcome and we can provide water bowls if they are thirsty
There is seating inside and outside at the Safety Centre, so visitors can bring a packed lunch. We are also working on being able to offer food and beverages in the future from our café. In the mean time we have some vending machines.
If you are part of a large group, let us know so we can reserve some seats for you.
Whether it is pocket money for fire helmets and safety stickers, or super scale fire engines, our shop has something for everyone to take away as a memento of their visit. The gift shop is cash only.