dougie marr, Fire Scotland

The Course from start to finish was very specific, challenging and delivered in a way for anyone of any ability to learn and improve current skill sets. Would recommend to anyone in any service.

Adam Carr, HART Team

Great practical course, well orgainsed and executed by all instructors. Good course content, gave us a great taste of water rescue and left me wanting more.

Erica Ley, HART Team

I hope our role extends so that we can come back for some advanced training.

Carlton Bradley North, Essex

From not liking water to completing the course, it has built my confidence in water 100%. Best attended . Fantastic welcome from start to finish.

Brian Bell, Northern Ireland

Excellent course, good venues, excellent food, excellent instruction, really enjoyed. Instruction set at required level and taught at very high standard.

Raz Prince, South Wales

A formidable training venue with excellent instructors.

Graham Cunliffe, West Yorkshire FRS

As before the course has to be the best in 23 years in the fire service.

P.Sharp, West Midlands

Excellent. Very well looked after and catered for, staff all very accommodating – thank you , much appreciated. Excellent training, instruction and venue. Good feedback on performance, valued comments. Look forward to next requal.

Max Joyce, Northern Ireland

A very good course – well delivered by instructors who have an in depth knowledge of their subject and much more importantly a passion for it. Very thought provoking points raised leading to a complete reappraisal of NIFRS boat operations. Most worthwhile in all aspects.

Paul Jeans, Hants Police

Good course structure included background theory with relevant practical application.

Christopher Farmer, West Midlands

A very good course that was easy to understand and well presented.

Gary Dyer, Essex USAR

As a non-rope person, I feel really confident in applying the techniques in my organisation.

OUTREACH Instructors


Thanks for a wonderful course last week run by your organisation and led by Gordon. The facilities you have there are outstanding and well worth using, the knowledge imparted by Gordon was invaluable and his teaching style one I would love to copy.


Alan Smith, East Sussex

Superb knowledge and teaching skills, also many thanks.


John Shaw, H&I FRS

Upbeat and positive presentation that enhanced learning.  Prescriptive when required but light hearted when I made errors to encourage learning.

Barry Hodges, Cambridgeshire

Excellent as always, superb knowledge and ability to impart information.

Roy Cuppelditch, Essex USAR

Excellent tutor, very knowledgeable, always willing to assist if and when required.

P. Wilkinson, South Yorkshire

Very good instructor with vast amount of knowledge and sector competence. Very good instructional pace. Good knowledge of medical issues.

Raz Prince, South Wales

Excellent teaching style backed up with knowledge and experience.

Phil Webb, West Midlands

Excellent instruction thanks.  I now have a much better understanding of the subject than before.

Steven Young, Lothian & Borders

Just had one day with Tony but it was the most informative day I’ve ever had.

Andy Smith, HART Team

Knowledgeable, approachable, safe, reliable.


Anthony Culshaw, HART Team

Fantastic - not had such good hospitality on any previous course.

Jeremy Frederick Upton, East Sussex

Excellent food and catering, compliments to Chris and team. Please thank all the “team” at Outreach for a really enjoyable experience.

Mike Walker, CS FRS

Exceptional in every way, food was excellent and chefs enthusiasm. One of the best training courses.

Steve Misselbrook, Hants Police

As always, very clean and comfortable, excellent standard of food and variety.