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Job Role: Firefighter

Industry: Emergency services

Description: You would protect and save people and property from fire and other dangers. You would respond to emergencies, and rescue people from life-threatening situations.

You would also help to prevent fires by giving people advice about fire safety.

You would provide emergency services. You would:

·         Control and put out fires

·         Deal with bomb alerts

·         Rescue victims from burning buildings, accident sites and other dangerous situations

·         Manage chemical or hazardous substance spills

Skills and Qualities required:


Decision making

Risk taking


Problem solving

Attention to detail

School subjects that would be useful to have:

English and maths may be helpful when sitting the entrance tests

Fun Fact?

A firefighter wears about 5-30 kg on their body

Where I can find further information:

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