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Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Minimum of 18 years of age on appointment
  • Able to attend the weekly training night on station on the allocated night each week
  • Provide on call availability as required by the relevant station
  • Be able to reach the station within the allocated time usually 5 minutes during your availability
  • If employed permission from your employer must be sought even if you are not responding to fire calls whilst at work
  • Have a good level of aerobic fitness and strength to enable you to undertake fire fighting duties
  • Able to pass medical and eyesight examinations to ensure you are fit to undertake firefighting duties
  • Able to swim 100m unaided

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