COBRA maintenance

JFD offers a range of COBRA training courses to ensure personnel are familiar and trained in both operating and maintaining the equipment.

COBRA (Combat Bailout Rebreathing Apparatus) is a unique bailout system combining significant safety advancements while remaining easy to operate and maintain.

Courses ran from the JFD facility in Aberdeen benefit from access to an indoor training tank and custom built lecture facilities however courses can be scheduled anywhere in the world.

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Course Start date End date Location Cost Book
COBRA Maintenance On request On request Aberdeen - Westhill £1,495 +VAT BOOK NOW


This course can be scheduled on demand anywhere in the world.

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Course overview

This two day course has been specifically designed to provide technicians with detailed theory and practical sessions giving them the skills needed to competently build and maintain the system.


The instructor will:

  • Continually assess the candidates throughout the course to ensure their practical and theoretical knowledge is sufficient to use and maintain the equipment.
  • Administer a practical and written test to assess the attendees retained knowledge.
  • Issue a written assessment. The written test is a multiple choice test paper with clearly outlined right and wrong answers.


Upon completion of the course, each student is issued with a certificate of training which is valid for 3 years. Renewal courses are available on request assuring that standards can be easily maintained.

Course duration

2 days.


Course design has originated from using the Systems Approach to Training and is continuously enhanced by customer and client feedback. Experienced personnel will give instruction on the following:

Day 1:

  • General and technical overview of the system
  • Demonstration of how the system works
  • Disassembling the backpack: Annual maintenance / complete overhaul (dismantle all subassemblies)

Day 2:

  • Disassembling the helmet handle activation assembly
  • Tool and test kit overview
  • Bench testing and adjustments
  • Troubleshooting
  • Exam