Fire Safety Instructor

What you’ll be doing:

  • Delivery of Level 3, Level 4 and Level 5 Fire Safety related programmes to a range of customers including Fire and Rescue Services, the Public Sector and Private Sector clients.

  • Facilitation of virtual course delivery to maximise engagement and to provide a  dynamic and innovative learning experience.

  • Marking delegate assignments in a timely manner, providing constructive feedback and additional support where this is required.

  • Developing  lesson plans, assessment plans, varied learning materials and other related materials to provide a engaging learning experience that blends theoretical knowledge with real-life scenarios.

  • Providing coaching and mentoring to delegates to ensure they achieve their maximum potential on the courses being undertaken.

  • Liaising with customers for the development of bespoke training courses that meet their needs and delivers clear learning outcomes.

  • Adopting the FSC approach to quality management, including instructor and delegate feedback, regular attendance to standardisation meetings and undertaking regular CPD to continually improve teaching practice at the College.

  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of the relevant qualification standards and embedding changes into delivery.

  • Maintaing current knowledge of Fire Safety developments, changes in legislation.


What we’re looking for:

  • A minimum of a level 3 initial teaching qualification (PTLLS or AET), equivalent or higher or prepared to achieve within 6 months of starting.

  • Demonstrable ability to prepare lesson plans and learning delivery support materials that articulate learning outcomes and assessment critiera.

  • Related Fire Safety Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience of prevention and detection of fire in domestic, commercial and industrial premises.

  • Knowledge and use of the following: Approved Document B, BS9999 and other relevant standards

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.


About The Fire Service College


The Fire Service College (FSC) is a world-renowned further education training college that provides a range of resilience focused courses and programmes ranging from apprenticeships to fully accredited qualifications.  On it 300-acre site FSC providers both practical as well as classroom-based learning in addition to remotely / customer site delivered courses.  FSC courses and programmes are accredited with BAC, Skills for Justice, Pearson, iQ, Institution for Fire Engineers and Proboard/NFPA.  Customers range from fire and rescue services, police forces, ambulance services, the military, various commercial organisations to individuals who wish to further their careers.  FSC attracts a number of learners from international fire and rescue services from the Middle East and across Europe.

FSC is part of Capita Learning whose vision is to be a strategic learning partners for our clients.  This will allow us to improve our clients’ organisational capability and jointly deliver better business outcomes for them.


What’s in it for you?

  • A competitive basic salary

  • 23 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave

  • Free accommodation throughout the week for full time trainers

  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice

  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more

  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology

  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform

  • You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You’ll be joining a network of 55,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.



What we hope you’ll do next:

Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

To view our Covid-19 and process adjustments information, please visit the Capita Careers site.


Equal Opportunities

We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. During the application process, you’ll be asked to share your personal characteristics and data with us. This helps us understand our audience so we can make sure we are doing everything we can to attract a diverse range of people and ensure our recruitment processes are fair and inclusive.


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