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Bradford College

West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service has 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.

Join our Fire and Rescue Academy to ensure you have the best opportunity to meet the requirements to join our team.


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

Interview and Application Support Sessions

If you need help with your application or the interview process, we are here to help. There are specialist sessions available to support you through the process.

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