Instructor's Summary

Mr. Geoff Chapman


Mr. Geoff Chapman is a Senior Fire & Safety Consultant with over 35 years of teaching practical and knowledge experience within the Oil, Gas, Petrochemical and Power industries. He is an expert in Advanced Storage Tank Fire, Fire Fighting, Fire Safety, Fire Prevention, Fire Investigation, Marine Fire Fighting, Incident Command, Confined Space and Breathing Apparatus. Further, he is also well-versed in boilers, above ground petroleum installation, safe working practices, system design and installation, manual handling, electrical safety, hot work, first aid, de-fib, trauma care, road traffic accident, chemical incidents and lift rescue incidents. He is currently the Senior Fire Safety Instructor of FireDIRECT wherein he is teaching fire and safety trainings aimed mainly at Oil Rig Personnel and industries in the Middle East like Firewatch, Fire Team Member & Leader, Fire Warden/Marshall, Advanced Fire Fighting, Confined Space & Breathing Apparatus.


During his long career life, Mr. Chapman worked with various international companies in Europe and the Middle East with prime positions such as the British Gas Service Engineer, Operational Fire Fighter, Operational Watch Commander, Watch Manager, Crew Manager and Operational Station Officer.

Mr. Chapman holds a City & Guilds NVQ Level 3 in domestic gas installation and maintenance as well as in central heating and water heating. He is a Certified Train-the-Trainer and a Certified Assessor by City & Guilds as a C24 and D32 wherein he can facilitate learning through demonstration and instruction as well as assessing candidate performance. Further, he is a Certified Instructor/Trainer and he has acquired a CIEH Foundation Certificate Health & Safety in the Workplace and he is a member of Gas Safe Register for Gas Operatives and a Graduate of the Institute of Fire Engineers.