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Modern firefighter fitness guide

A short guide to preparing for the fitness tests in the application process to become a firefighter.

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Modern firefighter fitness guide

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Firefighters undertake a range of roles across response, prevention and protection, all of which require a level of physical fitness. Fitness is tested as part of the application process to become a firefighter. This guide explains why it is important for firefighters to be fit, what physical activity the job involves and gives advice on activities that can be undertaken to prepare for the recruitment process.

Published 24 August 2018