18 years or over at the date of commencing training. There is no upper age limit.
UK eligibility to work.
Will not necessarily prevent you from working for us, it will depend on the type/relevance of offence.
No height or weight restrictions but higher-than-average levels of strength, endurance and aerobic fitness essential.
No formal educational qualifications are required in order to apply. If you are eligible to apply you will be invited to complete an online Behavioural Styles questionnaire. You may be invited to undertake further online tests.
We accept applications from people who do not yet have a full driving licence, however it is expected that you will be willing to take lessons and possess a full driving licence before you can be classed as a fully competent firefighter.
You may apply if you have a tattoo(s), however if you have visible tattoos on your hands and neck and these are deemed offensive then you will not be able to proceed with any application you make.
West Yorkshire Postcode
You must reside permanently at a West Yorkshire postcode at the date of on-line registration.
Awareness Session/Application Form
The first element of the process is to register your interest online. Following on from this, the recruitment team will be in touch to invite you to an awareness session. These sessions will have limited spaces available. Candidates will be sent a link to request a session, allocations will be made on a first come, first served basis.
Once you have attended an awareness session, you will be invited to complete an online application form and eligibility questions. Applications will be scored and successful candidates will be sent a link to proceed to the ability tests.
Here are example tests for the ability tests (numerical and verbal) for you practice on.