Training for Wholetime Firefighters

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947

Request detail: 

Please treat this as a request for information under the Freedom of Infomration Act 2000.

How long (in weeks) is your basic or initial training package for new wholetime firefighter recruits?

If there is any confusion over the phrase "basic or initial training" please indicate the amount of time it normally takes to train a new, wholetime firefighter recruits to the point where they can attend operational emergency calls

Response detail: 

Thank you for your Freedom of Information request. Please find below the response to your question.

How long (in weeks) is your basic or initial training package for new wholetime firefighter recruits?

8 weeks

If there is any confusion over the phrase "basic or initial training" please indicate the amount of time it normally takes to train a new, wholetime firefighter recruits to the point where they can attend operational emergency calls.

Information Released: 

Yes

Received: 

Friday, 20 September, 2019

Responded: 

Monday, 21 October, 2019

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