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Open to All - Taster Sessions

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service has overcome challenging COVID-19 regulations and announced the latest round of dates for its firefighter taster sessions next month.


Rigorous safety measures have been put in place allowing the sessions to continue despite a change in restrictions and will now happen on Wednesday, 7 and Wednesday, 14 October.

The taster days allow members of the public interested in joining the fire service, the opportunity to experience certain aspects of the role.

Wholetime firefighter taster day - BAME/Women/LGBT+

Be part of our future

Ever wondered what it takes to become a wholetime firefighter?

In preparation for recruitment later this year, come along to one of our taster days for:

  • Recruitment information
  • Career information
  • A chance to use firefighting equipment
  • A try-out of the physical tests
  • The opportunity to talk to some of our firefighters

This session is only open to those who identify as Black, Asian and minority ethnics, women or LGBT+ and takes place at:

Wholetime firefighter taster day - Black, Asian and Minority ethnic groups

Be part of our future

Ever wondered what it takes to become a wholetime firefighter?

In preparation for recruitment later this year, come along to one of our taster days for:

  • Recruitment information
  • Career information
  • A chance to use firefighting equipment
  • A try-out of the physical tests
  • The opportunity to talk to some of our firefighters

This session is only open to those who identify as Black, Asian and minority ethnics and takes place at:

Wholetime firefighter taster day - Women

Be part of our future

Ever wondered what it takes to become a wholetime firefighter?

In preparation for recruitment later this year, come along to one of our taster days for:

  • Recruitment information
  • Career information
  • A chance to use firefighting equipment
  • A try-out of the physical tests
  • The opportunity to talk to some of our firefighters

This session is only open to women and takes place at:

Wholetime firefighter taster day - LGBT+

Be part of our future

Ever wondered what it takes to become a wholetime firefighter?

In preparation for recruitment later this year, come along to one of our taster days for:

  • Recruitment information
  • Career information
  • A chance to use firefighting equipment
  • A try-out of the physical tests
  • The opportunity to talk to some of our firefighters

This session is only open to those who identify as LGBT+ and takes place at:

Wholetime firefighter taster day - Women

Be part of our future

Ever wondered what it takes to become a wholetime firefighter?

In preparation for recruitment later this year, come along to one of our taster days for:

  • Recruitment information
  • Career information
  • A chance to use firefighting equipment
  • A try-out of the physical tests
  • The opportunity to talk to some of our firefighters

This session is only open to women and takes place at:

Wholetime firefighter taster day - Black, Asian and Minority ethnic groups

Be part of our future

Ever wondered what it takes to become a wholetime firefighter?

In preparation for recruitment later this year, come along to one of our taster days for:

  • Recruitment information
  • Career information
  • A chance to use firefighting equipment
  • A try-out of the physical tests
  • The opportunity to talk to some of our firefighters

This session is only open to those who identify as Black, Asian and minority ethnic people and takes place at:

Ready Willing and Able to go extra mile to support their communities

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) is taking part in the National Fire Chiefs Council’s  (NFCC) "Ready Willing and Able" campaign which launches today (April 15 l) which will show how fire and rescue services in the UK are going the extra mile to protect and support their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Firefighters and support staff across Shropshire will be sharing stories on social media about how they’re using their wide range of skills to provide community reassurance and help, in response to the national crisis.

On-call Firefighter Taster Session

Do you live or work within 5 minutes of Much Wenlock fire station? Are you 18 or over and looking for an exciting spare time opportunity?

Becoming an on-call firefighter may be for you.

Drop in to our taster session during On-Call Week:
4pm - 8pm Wednesday 4th March at Much Wenlock Fire Station.

No need to book in advance, simply pop in for a chat and a chance to look at all the kit.

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