Education Visits

Education Visits

Please use the calendar below to view our availability.  Dates / times in Green are available to book.
We regret that we are currently unable to offer evening sessions.

Essential information before you book:

standard lifeskills education sessions at SkillZONE for Gloucestershire school classes in years 3-9 as a result of GCC funding.  Please read your confirmation email for details of how to arrange for us to also pay your coach costs.  To allow all schools a fair opportunity to have a free visit could you please contact us if you would need to book more than 2 visits for your school.  This offer applies to visits taking place before 31 March 2021.

For visits for all other groups please see information below:

Minimum group size = 5             Maximum group size = 40

Cost per participant = £5            no charge for staff or supporters / helpers

Session times 10:00-12:00 or 13:00-15:00


SkillZONE is currently unable to facilitate sessions to protect our fire service colleagues, staff and our fantastic volunteers, many of whom are retired.

  • If you have a visit booked between now and the end of August:   we are in the process of contacting you to postpone your visit. If you still wish to visit SkillZONE please can you check our bookings page and scroll down to our calendar, and re-book your postponed visit.
  • Visits booked after 1st September 2020: for now, your visit is still going ahead. We will be reviewing the situation in the coming weeks and will be in touch if we need to postpone.
  • If you need to cancel your visit: please email due to government guidance, we are currently working from home and do not have access to our telephone line
  • If you want to make a future booking: we are hoping to be open from September 2020 and our calendar will be accepting online bookings from September 2020. Please bear with us as it may take a little longer for us to confirm your visit.

If you would like to volunteer with us: please feel free to submit an application, but sorry if it takes a little while for us to get in touch with you.

How to book:

  • Click on a green date and then click on a green time. Sessions are 2 hours long.
  • Complete the booking form giving as much detail as possible about your group
  • Click “Click to book” to complete your booking
  • You will receive an email confirming your booking – if you do not receive this within 24 hours please contact us
  • A few weeks before your visit date we will send you a form to select your optional scenario choices and to tell us about any additional needs your group may have.


If you are having problems with the online booking system, or wish to discuss the needs of your group, please contact us.