Swiss Courses

 

Swiss courses

In cooperation with the Swiss Federal Roads Office (FEDRO) and Swiss Railways (SBB), the International Fire Academy will be offering the following Swiss courses:

UTF Basic rail course
UTF Basic rail course
In this two-day course focussing on railways, fire service members will learn how to deal with incidents in rail tunnels. They will have adequate time to gain practical experience, which can be further enhanced in realistic deployment exercises.
UTF Basic road course, Part 1
UTF Basic road course, Part 1
In this two-day course with the emphasis on roads, members of the fire service learn how to deal with incidents in road tunnels. They will have adequate time to gain practical experience, which can be further enhanced in realistic deployment exercises.
UTF Basic road course, Part 2
UTF Basic road course, Part 2
In this one-day course focussing on roads, knowledge and practical skills gained in the previous UTF basic course Part 1 are enhanced and consolidated. This takes place deep within the mountain in our tunnel training facilities in Lungern, in which we can also simulate the Gotthard scenario of 2001.
UTF road incident management course
UTF road incident management course
In this one-day incident management course senior management staff that are designated as crew commanders or fire compartment leaders can train tactical skills on their own location. English spoken courses available on request.
UTF repetition rail course
UTF repetition rail course
In this one-day course focussing on railways, knowledge and practical skills gained in the previous UTF basic course Part 1 are further enhanced and consolidated, not only with regard to rail tunnels but also underground railway stations.