Fire safety inspector apprenticeship

Protect people by assessing the level of fire safety in buildings

The fire and rescue sector is made up of three elements; prevention, protection and response. The main purpose of the fire safety inspector apprenticeship is to assess the level of fire safety in the built environment and instigate improvements, where necessary, to preserve life, to reduce damage to property and the environment and to support economic growth. In your daily work you will interact with others in the community and attend meetings, such as safety advisory groups, to discuss all aspects of fire safety. You will also provide support and training within the community. This will include mentoring and training, to ensure effective sharing of knowledge. You’ll work at a supervisory or managerial level within the fire sector industry.


Duration: 24 months

Relevant school subjects: Science

Entry requirements for the fire safety inspector apprenticeship: Depend on employer, but likely GCSEs or equivalent qualifications or relevant experience

Achievement upon completion: Level 4 (Higher)—equivalent to a foundation degree

Potential salary upon completion: £30,000

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