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Hello and welcome to SkillZONE – Gloucestershire’s first safety education centre. Watch the video below to see what an exciting place it is to visit or check the dates available

We are also recruiting volunteer guides to support our free Year 5 visits: read more

About SkillZONE

SkillZONE is a state-of-the-art life size village. It is a fully interactive learning environment to teach people of all ages how to recognise dangerous situations and stay safe.

There are 16 zones, which will cover a range of scenarios including road, rail and water safety, an internet cafe, as well as opportunities to cover home and personal safety: Read more.

To download a pdf of SkillZONE’s latest brochure please click here.

Join in

We are now recruiting volunteer guides to escort groups around the scenarios at the centre encouraging visitors to identify dangers and actions to reduce / avoid the risk. Read more

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News

Fire service marks Holocaust Memorial Day | 20.01.15

Gloucestershire Fire & Rescue Service will be hosting a Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) event on January 27th 2015 which this year marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. The commemorative ceremony will be held from 10:30am – 12:30am at its safety education centre, Ski…read more

Volunteer to be a safety hero | 06.01.15

SkillZONE is calling for more volunteers to join its centre this New Year to help make a difference to the lives of young people by teaching them to stay safe. Run through Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service and Gloucestershire County Council, SkillZONE is a state- of- the- art building in Glouc…read more


Discover the excitement and learning that a trip to SkillZONE offers by watching the video above of a school group making decisions about safety. This was designed with adults in mind as it may spoil some of the surprises for young people who haven’t been.
See what Year 5 pupils from Longlevens Juniors then had to say about SkillZONE by watching the video above.