Firefighter on-call and wholetime course dates

Trainee course dates for 2022

The dates provided below are an indication of when the service hopes to run trainee courses for those interested in joining in an On-Call as well in an wholetime capacity. Recruits can expect to be trained in; core skills, breathing apparatus, and road traffic collisions. The running of the courses are not guaranteed and may subsequently be cancelled based on service need and workforce planning.

On-Call Firefighters

Training for On-Call, will be delivered on specific days from 9am to 5pm. There will also be a requirement to be available during some evenings and weekends. It is therefore important for those with primary employment to speak with their employers to ensure they are available to attend the training course in it's entirety.

January

Course due to commence on 8 January and finish on 24 April

May

Course due to commence on 7 May and finish on 21 August

September

Course due to commence on 3 September and finish on 18 December

Wholetime Firefighters

Training for Wholetime Firefighters is delivered over fourteen consecutive weeks. The course will be residential, which means those attending will be required to stay on-site Monday to Friday for the duration of the course. Accommodation and catering will be provided at our training centre in Reigate.

January

Course due to commence on 17 January and finish on 24 April

May

Course due to commence on 16 May and finish on 21 August

September

Course due to commence on 12 September and finish on 18 December