The Kit Familiarisation session enables you to feel the weight of some of the equipment prior to starting and will give you time to work on any areas that you feel you may need to improve on.
During the Uniform & PPE allocation session you will be taken through a bespoke fitting process to ensure you have personal issue PPE and station uniform.
The 12 week TFDP offers each trainee a balanced understanding of the role of a modern-day firefighter within all our key strategies and to allow them to play a key role in making the West Midlands Safer, Stronger and Healthier.
It's a Risk Based Modular Course... delivered across Training Hubs across the West Midlands, including Walsall, Oldbury, West Bromwich, Smethwick, Birmingham, Coventry, and WMFS Headquarters in the heart of Birmingham.
Safe & Well
By the end of these 12 weeks the Trainee Firefighter is deemed safe to ride and is posted to an operational station / watch to further develop...
This can take up to 3 years however we find many firefighters are able to reach competency quicker.
Work towards your development plans covering all aspects of an operational firefighter.
To start the application process simply enter your postcode in the box below and click 'Search'.