Associate Tutors

The Fire Service College is actively seeking associate tutors to deliver practical training to support our future demand, both in the UK and internationally. We are looking for individuals who have operational knowledge and experience within the fire and rescue sector, and who are ideally already a skilled trainer.

On occasion you will also be required to act as a subject matter consultant to support the sales and bid process at the Fire Service College.

Essential experience, qualifications and requirements:

  • Level 3 Award in Education and Training (or equivalent, such as PTLLS)
  • Minimum of five years’ operational experience
  • Broad technical knowledge in fire service specialist training subjects (nationally accredited) in specific or different subjects such as:
    • Urban Search and Rescue (USAR)
    • Breathing Apparatus Instructor (BAI)
    • Road Traffic Collision Instructor (RTCI)
    • Fire Behaviour Instructor (FBTI)
    • Incident Command, minimum level 2 (IC)
    • High Volume Pumping (HVP)
    • Line Rescue
    • Trauma
    • Firefighter Development
    • Hazardous Materials
    • and/or other fire service competencies deemed appropriate
  • Experience of managing learner expectations in line with their individual or employer requirements
  • Ability to ensure the health, safety and welfare of learners, staff, visitors and contractors
  • Active maintenance and development of your skills through continuous professional development

Desirable experience and qualifications:

  • Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (or equivalent, such as A1); or willing to achieve within 6 months commencing employment, if required
  • International standards awareness (NFPA)
  • Product design and training development
  • Good ICT skills
  • Providing both written and verbal feedback

To download a copy of the position description for the above job, please click here

If you feel that you meet all the above selection criteria, please can you email your CV and a short covering letter stating why you want to work for the college and what skills you could offer to  If you meet our requirements, you will be invited in for an interview at the college, however if you do not hear anything within 21 days of applying, please take it that your application has been unsuccessful.  

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