Fitness tests for becoming a firefighter
Your level of physical fitness will also be determined by measuring your performance during a number of physical and practical firefighting tasks.
The tests are designed to assess your level of physical ability, aptitude and manual dexterity in line with requirements of the role.
The National Firefighter Selection physical and practical tests include:
- Equipment carry
- Confined space exercise
- Casualty evacuation exercise
- Ladder climb
- Ladder lift (simulated)
- Equipment assembly
(The YouTube videos above are from the Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service official channel).