Apprenticeship opportunities in Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety Service

Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety Service is currently welcoming applications for our operational apprenticeship working with Truro and Penwith College to provide this great opportunity.

We will be accepting applications from people who are a resident of, or have a strong association to Cornwall or Isles of Scilly or live in PL1,2,3,4 or 5 postcodes.

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The service is also looking to improve under-represented people within the workforce and are promoting applications from women and people who identify as LGBTQI+. This is a very exciting time to be joining the service, our recruits will experience our brand new modular approach to learning the broader diverse skills of a community firefighter within Cornwall.

Tamsyn Harris, Head of Business at Truro and Penwith College said: “Careers as a firefighter with Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service are a great opportunity for people locally and at Truro and Penwith College we are really pleased to have been chosen by the Service to support this new initiative to train Apprentice firefighters.  It is exciting to work in partnership with experts within the Service to design and deliver this training programme which will offer a great career for the successful applicants”.

Kathryn Billing,  Cornwall Fire, Rescue and Community Safety Service Group Manager Human Resources and Training said: “This is a fantastic and rare chance to be a part of our great Service. If you want to help the most vulnerable people in our community, want a challenge and to learn new transferable skills in a professional, passionate team environment, then please apply, this is a unique opportunity”.

Applications have been open since Monday 24 April and will close Monday 8 May 2017 at midnight.

To apply and for more information please visit our Service Careers page

Story posted 28 April 2017