Fire Safety training

FOI Number: 21138

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Published on 24 January 2022

Ref: FOI/21138

RE: FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 2000 REQUEST

I am writing to confirm that the West Midlands Fire Service has now completed its search for the information you requested further to your freedom of information request.

Please find below a summary of our findings.

Request

How much does it cost to put a Group Commander through a level 4 fire safety diploma, including the cost of the course, and wages (including study time in works time).

How much does it cost to put a Station Commander through a level 4 fire safety diploma, including the cost of the course, and wages (including study time in works time).

Reply

Please see below for course details, duration and fees.

Course delivery is completed whilst on duty and current rates of pay for both Group Commanders and Station Commanders is available at the following link; https://www.fbu.org.uk/pay-rates/pay-settlement-2021

There is no allocated time for the completion of Pre-course and post course work, however this may be completed in an ad-hoc way.

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