After 12 months of hard work, we are delighted to announce that the Apprenticeship Standard for the Operational Firefighter Apprenticeship has been approved and is now ready for delivery. As previously advised, the funding level of £12k per firefighter apprentice has been agreed.
Tim Hyde, Director of Response at Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service, said: “The whole fire and rescue sector looks forward to using the new Operational Firefighter apprenticeship to support the development of a diverse, multi-skilled workforce capable of meeting community and partner demands in the '20's and beyond."
Further details for the Operational Firefighter Apprenticeship can be found on the Institute of Apprenticeships website here.
In addition to this news, we can also reveal that the Business Fire Safety Advisor apprenticeship – this has also been approved and is ready for delivery from 27 February 2018, with a funding bank £2.5k!