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Memory test

If you score sufficiently at the shortlisting stage, you will be invited to attend the assessment centre where you will be tested on a series of technical challenges.

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What to expect from Control training school

By Hannah Cockram

The 12-week training school to become a Firefighter Control Operator is a busy and intense period but one that is enjoyable and rewarding.

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Still going…

By Louisa Roger

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Onwards and upwards – but it’s not all helmets, hoses and heroism

By Steve Imrie, Area Manager, Duty Group Commander and Head of the Internal Improvement Team

Everyone always says that no two days are the same in the fire and rescue service – and that’s certainly true! 

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From the perspective of a firefighter – Incident response and rope rescue

Firefighters take part in a variety of different activities when responding to incidents or during training. Two basic but crucial skills include the ladder climb and crawling through a confined space.

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Application Form - Shortlisting

If you are working your way through the application process, there will be a short delay from 19th December until 14th January where you will not hear from us. 

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Application Form - Personal statement

One of the key parts of the application form is your personal statement, which at just 1,500 must clearly show exactly why you would fit well with Avon Fire & Rescue Service, and what experience you would bring to the role.

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Practice ability tests available to applicants

On Tuesday 4 December, we will reach stage three of the application process where applicants will be required to complete the online ability tests. 

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