Firefighter Foundation and Development Programme (FFDP)

Our Firefighter Development Programme (FFDP) follows a modularised model, giving you the opportunity to decide the place, the time and pace of delivery of training for both Wholetime and Retained Firefighters. You can also select other content (e.g. Water Responder, Safe Working at Height), to add to an FFDP course, enabling training to be tailored to your specific needs and delivered over a timeframe to suite you.

Read more about the Firefighter Foundation and Development Programme (FFDP)


Wholetime | 40 day programme

On-call | 30 day programme

15 days: Foundation Skills

5 days: First Response Emergency Care (FREC)

5 days: Road Traffic Collision (RTC)

10 days: Breathing Apparatus (BA)

2 days: Hazardous Materials (HazMat)

3 days: Scenarios

12 days: Foundation Skills

0 days: First Response Emergency Care (FREC)

4 days: Road Traffic Collision (RTC)

11 days: Breathing Apparatus (BA)

1 day: Hazardous Materials (HazMat)

2 days: Scenarios

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