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Birmingham & Midland Marine Services’ supply National Governing Body approved and endorsed water safety & skipper training as well as rescue boats, work boats and floating access solutions such as pontoons. We can supply your organsiation with a complete package; from training your personnel, to supplying you with vessels, equipment and advice. Our staff are RYA, MCA, RLSS or emergency services trained to Swiftwater & Flood Rescue Technician and Boat Operator DEFRA levels 3 and 4.


To the commercial sector we provide training for personnel working on, above, or near the water with a broad portfolio of specialist inland marine courses for Helmsmen and BoatMasters.

We also run a variety of courses suitable to the leisure or volunteer sectors. Please see our training page. Programmes are available for both Skippers & Crew and also to the construction, engineering, events, maintenance, expedition and education sectors, where personnel are deployed around our inland waterways, canals, rivers, reservoirs and lakes. Flood training also available to DEFRA level 1 for personnel deployed to affected areas.

Courses are available from the relevant National Governing Bodies including;

National Community Boats Association courses for group leaders & Rescue 3 Europe specialist rescue training are also available, in conjunction with our training partners.

Waterside civil engineering

In addition to our training capacity, we also supply plant and equipment for commercial infrastructure projects waterside, such as road and rail projects. Site safety / rescue support a speciality.

Specialising in bridge works & surveys, access and safety cover, from providing water safety training, helping employers meet their Health and Safety obligations under statutory law, life jacket hire and servicing, work platforms such as pontoons and work boats, providing bank safety cover, safety / rescue boats, first aid cover utilising specialist and highly trained personnel.

Waterside events

B&MMS can also cover your waterside events; provide television & filming marine support & a variety of services including vessels, rescue provision, with qualified, professional personnel, to ensure your waterside production runs seamlessly.

Procurement and facilitation services are available on a consultancy basis.

B&MMS are Approved Contractors, Training Vendors and External Assessors to the Canal and River Trust.

We are also proud to be working in association with 'Wood, Hall & Heward' www.wwhbarges.co.uk as Agents for the Midlands.

For further information contact Richard Gray

Telephone: (+44) 07527 727169


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