South of England

Romsey, Southampton, Hampshire

Bespoke courses available Bespoke courses available
120+ Years Experience Over 120 years' experience
People trained (25,000) - 25,000 trained in last 12 months 25,000 trained in last 12 months
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Our training centre in Southampton

3 Westgate Centre, Premier Way, Abbey Park Industrial Estate, Romsey, Southampton, SO51 9DH

Contact: 02380 011238

Our purpose-built Southampton training centre is located on the popular Abbey Park Industrial Estate in Romsey. It is easily accessible from all areas of Hampshire, the South East and the South West – and we provide free parking for all course attendees.

We offer a diverse array of training courses at our Southampton centre, tailored for various industries. All our courses are conducted in well-appointed classrooms and dedicated training areas designed for practical learning. 

Courses are instructed by highly qualified trainers, the majority of whom have current or past experience as rescuers.


Our Southampton training centre offers a diverse range of facilities tailored for professional development and safety training. Featuring four dedicated training rooms, we ensure ample space for immersive learning experiences.

Standout among our offerings is our confined space facility, meticulously crafted to replicate real-world scenarios. With 5 rooms, a network of crawl spaces, 11 tunnels, and platforms up to 6 meters in length, this environment caters to specialised training needs. Artificial smoke can be added for enhanced realism.

Standing 9 metres high, our indoor scaffold access system serves as a versatile platform for Working at Height training. Equipped with ladders, trap doors, guardrails, and more, it enables comprehensive skill development, including suspended rescue.

Additionally, we provide a mobile tower for PASMA training and specialised facilities for maritime industry training. These include a two-story fire rig for STCW fire training and a dry life raft training area for STCW certification.

Confined Space courses

We are well-known as one of the UK’s leading confined space training providers – and from our Southampton centre, we provide a wide range of confined spaces courses including low, medium and high risk training.

We also provide other confined space services including confined space consultancy – a service where we come to your site, factory, office or ship to identify any risk you may face and any training you need to be compliant. 

Additionally, we offer a rescue cover service, deploying a dedicated rescue team to your business as needed.

Enclosed Space courses

Our enclosed space training facility faithfully recreates real-world conditions, enabling candidates to acquire essential skills through hands-on, practical exercises.

All our confined space and enclosed space courses are designed to teach candidates:

  • Safe enclosed and confined space entry
  • How to work in a safe manner
  • How to escape in emergency situations

STCW Basic Safety Training Courses

We offer all 5 modules of the MCA regulated STCW basic safety training required for individuals embarking on commercial sea-going vessels. These are:

  • Elementary First Aid (EFA)
  • Personal Survival Techniques (PST)
  • Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting (FPFF)
  • Personal Safety & Social Responsibility (PSSR)
  • Proficiency in Security Awareness (PSA)

Each course can be taken individually as well.

If you’re planning to train a team of people or need a tailored course – we can help. All of our training teams across the UK are fully mobile and can travel to your location or site if needed. We have towable training units which allow the teaching of all our confined spaces and working at height courses at any location. 

In addition to this, if you have space – we can come to teach any course you require on site, from first aid to working at heights. If you need mobile training courses don’t hesitate to speak to our team about how we can help – just call 02380 011238 today.

Meet our team

Russell Duff
Operations Manager

Maritime training expert bringing vast experience to lead the Southampton team.

Kirk Brown
Assistant Manager

Efficient manager whose military background provides excellent planning and organisational skills for the Southampton centre.

Lily Dickson
Office Manager

Strong attention to detail ensures efficient administration for the Southampton centre.

What our customers say...

5 stars, 1663 reviews

Read Our Reviews

Would highly recommend MRS Training & Rescue. Recently attended STCW Personal Survival Techniques (PST) Course. I was very impressed with the high level of instruction being taught, things I never learnt on previous courses with other companies. Professional instructors in a relaxed environment. Was made to feel relaxed with some worries I had and given some one on one tutorial which is above and beyond anything expected.

, Paul Thompson

Good facilities, knowledgeable staff who provide first class tuition. Highly recommended for your H&S training needs.

Graham Ferguson, Four Tees Engineers

Fantastic thankyou! Really enjoyed the course.

James Bockett, Marine Accident Investigation Branch

The company is very professional and extremely helpful. They are very knowledgeable and friendly. I have used other companies in the past but i would recommend this company to anyone, they are the best by far.

Tracey Warne, Hitachi Rail

The course was really good, the trainer rseponded well to questions and used reviews to check for comprehension, so no suggested improvements.

David Robertson, Marine Accident Investigation Branch
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By Car:

From the M27 (southbound), leave the motorway at junction 3 and take the third exit at the roundabout onto the M271. After 600m, at the roundabout take the second exit on to the A3057. After approximately 1.5miles, at the roundabout take the second exit, to the right, onto the A27 Luzborough Lane. Finally, after 0.5miles turn right into Abbey Park Industrial Estate, where MRS is located 300m on the right. 

By Train:

From Southampton train station, take a connection to Romsey train station which is approximately 3 stops/15 minutes away. From Romsey train station, the centre is 2 miles away.

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