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Derbyshire Fire Cadets

  • Do you want a new challenge?
  • Do you want to know more about being a Fire Cadet?
  • Are you aged 13 to 16?

Our next recruitment campaign will start in April 2020

What is Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Fire Cadets?

Derbyshire Fire Cadets is a programme where young people commit to attend one night a week at one of our four units based at Ascot Drive; Ilkeston; Shirebrook and Staveley during term time.

The programme provides young people with an insight into working within a uniformed service.  It provides exciting and unique opportunities to develop skills in team work and citizenship through undertaking firefighter activities.

Cadets have the opportunity to gain recognised qualifications including a BTEC and First Aid.

How can I join?

Recruitment opens for the next intake in April 2020. Please take a look at our leaflet or for any further enquiries please contact the Youth Team on 01773 305448.

Fire Cadet leaflet (pdf 598.26 KB)

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service is part of Youth United Foundation, which is a network of voluntary youth groups in the county. If you are interested in exploring cadet and youth group opportunities elsewhere within Derbyshire, visit the Youth United Foundation.