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Bradford College

West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service have teamed up with Skillshouse, Forster College and the Job Centre to transform lives.

West Yorkshire Fire Service Academy

We have a large number of vacancies to join our service. We’re looking to find exceptional people from all backgrounds to join us to serve and protect communities across West Yorkshire.

To make sure you have the best opportunity to be selected, why not join our Fire and Rescue Academy to make sure you meet the requirements to join our teams?


Functional skills Maths and English up to level 2
Your fitness
Equality & Diversity awareness
Mental Health First Aid
Interview skills
Backup plan if not successful this time
Essential digital skills
Customer service skills

We employ professionals in many areas of expertise, including:

Control Operators
Inspection Officers
On-call firefighters
Station Clerks
Support Staff
Urban Search and Rescue
Wholetime Firefighter