RAF Fire-fighters provide 24/7 fire and crash rescue cover and are organised, equipped and trained to respond to any emergency. It’s a Shot that demands courage, fitness and strengthThis Shot may require:
• Work under extreme and sometimes dangerous conditions.
• Firefighting training is physically and mentally demanding.
• You’ll receive professional training in fire fighting skills
• Learn how to use specialist equipment such as breathing apparatus, cutting and lifting equipment. You’ll also be taught how to operate specialist airfield crash fire and rescue appliances.
Age: 17.5 – 24
Gender: Men and Women
Qualifications: 2 GCSEs/SCEs at Grade G/6 minimum or equivalent in English
language and maths. A current full driving licence is also required
Physical requirements: You must be physically fit and at least 1.54 metres tall. You must not need glasses or contact lenses, nor suffer from colour blindness. If you have a history of illnesses such as asthma or claustrophobia, you will not be able to join the RAF as a Firefighter.