Defence fire training: recruit firefighter course

The DFTDC recruit firefighter course teaches newly employed firefighters the minimum skills needed to operate safely on the MOD defence estate.



The recruit firefighter course delivered by the Defence Fire Trainining and Development (DFTDC) will provide newly employed firefighters with the skills and knowledge and identify the attitudes required to enable them to carry out the task of firefighter, using current equipment effectively and safely to a Training Performance Standard (TPS) on the MOD defence estate. Course duration is 14 weeks.

Published 4 October 2013
Last updated 15 July 2015 + show all updates
  1. Removed Potential recruit firefighter selection information, Recruit firefighter course programme and added Recruit Fire Fighter Master Programme.
  2. First published.