How much do firefighters make West Yorkshire?

How much do firefighters make West Yorkshire?

As a trainee firefighter you will commence on a salary of £23,833 per annum. On successful completion of the initial training course this will rise to £24,826 per annum. Once competent (a maximum of 3 years from initial start date) you will earn £31,767 per annum. Group Manager – can earn up to £52,301.

What qualifications do you need to join the Fire Service UK?

You don’t need any particular qualifications to become a firefighter, however you’ll be expected to pass English and Maths tests at a GCSE Grade C level (or equivalent).

Can I join the fire service at 40?

Are there age limitations on applying? The minimum age for application is 18, and although some FRS’s do have an upper age limit (this will be listed in the job description in the post) the majority do not.

Can I become a firefighter at 40 UK?

You need to be aged 18 or over to become a firefighter.

How much do firemen earn UK?

As a Trainee Firefighter you’ll earn a salary of £27,750 pa including London Weighting. Once fully qualified, your salary will increase to £37,032 p.a. Firefighters also receive great benefits including a pension scheme, childcare support, interest-free loans, training opportunities and a flexible working arrangement.

Is 35 too old to be a firefighter?

You can become a professional firefighter after 30, 40, or even 50 at some fire departments. There are departments that have upper age limits between 28 and 40, while others have no upper age requirements for firefighters. There are usually no upper age limits to be a volunteer firefighter.

Do firefighters get paid well UK?

Is there a height requirement for firefighters UK?

What are the minimum and maximum heights you need to be to become a firefighter? There are no height restrictions, however, you will need to pass a series of role based tests such as removing a ladder from the rear of a fire appliance, which some may find more difficult than others.

Is it hard to get into the fire service UK?

It’s really difficult to become a firefighter. A constant story from many firefighters is that it can take many attempts before you’re successful. You need to find out when the fire service you’re considering to apply to is likely to have its next recruitment period.