Some of the knowledge, skills and behaviour aspects covered will include:
How to engage with Communities to increase community safety and prevention awareness to prevent incidents from occurring and improve their health and wellbeing
The risks within their community and the methods that can be used to mitigate those risks
Fire science and behaviour, ventilation, hydraulics and principles of thermodynamics
Using personal and respiratory protective equipment in hazardous environments
How to operate specialist information communication and technology systems, e.g. mobile data terminals, radios
Extricate casualties from situations of entrapment
Maintain physical fitness and mental wellbeing to ensure operational readiness
Communicate effectively, through listening, writing, speaking and presenting information.
Successful apprentices will be eligible for professional registration with the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) at Technician (TIFireE) level.
Having completed this apprenticeship further training and qualifications could lead to career pathways within Fire and Rescue Sector and across the wider Protective Services sector.