Ellesse climbing a ladder during training

My story: Ellesse Pearce

Ellesse previously worked as a manager and special educational needs coordinator in a pre-school.

She joined for a new and challenging career that teaches her new skills every day.

Ellesse said: “I wanted to become a firefighter as I wanted a career which would challenge me and allow me to develop new skills.”

Since passing her training, she has joined Blue Watch at Bath fire station as a Wholetime firefighter.

You can hear her story here.