On Thursday 27th January, Kit Salt, Head of End-Point Assessment was joined live by Mark Palmer, Quality Assurance Manager at Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue Service and Amanda Charlton, Curriculum Manager, Sports & Protective Services WBL at Bridgwater & Taunton College. They shared their experiences of the On-Call Firefighter Apprenticeship Pilot with the aim to increase awareness about this viable route to a long and successful career in the Fire Service. Two of the pilot apprenticeship cohort also joined this webinar to demonstrate what doors of opportunity this apprenticeship will open.Download slide deck
On-Call Firefighters make up an invaluable part of the team, which is why at SFJ Awards we are dedicated to promoting the On-Call Firefighter Apprenticeship. As the leading Level 3 Operational Firefighter End-Point Assessment Organisation, we were delighted when the National Fire Chiefs Council and The Education Skills Funding Agency confirmed that On-Call Firefighters could participate in the Level 3 Operational Firefighter Standard apprenticeship. We believe that every single firefighter in every fire service should receive the same training and development opportunities regardless of their contract type.
On-Call Firefighter Apprenticeship FAQs
Find out more about the On-Call Firefighter Apprenticeship, and it’s successful pilot programme, in our FAQsExplore FAQs
At SFJ Awards, we pride ourselves on the quality and impartiality of End-Point Assessment to ensure all apprentices, no matter what their journey has been, have a fair and robust assessment of their skills, knowledge and behaviours before qualifying as an Operational Firefighter.Kit Salt, Head of EPA at SFJ Awards
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