What does initial firefighter training involve?



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An initial trainee firefighters course lasts 12 weeks, you will be paid throughout this training.

During this time, you will be working Monday to Friday at a variety of locations across the West Midlands.

Following the successful completion of these 12 weeks you will be assigned a station and watch who will support you in the rest of your training.

This will involve assessments in a variety of subjects and can take up to 3 years.