Level 3 Diploma in Emergency Fire and Rescue Services

About the qualification

Qualification Number: C00/1239/0, 610/0363/3

Level 3 Diploma in Emergency Fire and Rescue Services

Operational Start Dates

Wales: 1 June 2018

England: 1 February 2022

Total Qualification Time (TQT):  450 hours
Guided Learning (GLH):  295 hours


The main objective of this qualification is to provide the knowledge, understanding and skills required to perform the varied roles of a firefighter, to include:

  • Resolving fire and rescue operational incidents
  • Supporting the effectiveness of the operational response to risks within the community
  • Protecting the environment from the effects of incidents involving hazardous materials
  • Taking responsibility for personal performance and support the development of colleagues
  • Informing and educating the community to improve awareness of safety matters.

For more information, please see the qualification specification:

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Pre-entry Requirements

There are no pre-entry requirements for enrolling on this qualification.

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