Business fire safety adviser

Business fire safety adviser

Work with businesses to help them keep their premises safe from fire

A business fire safety adviser works with businesses to help them keep their premises safe from fire by offering advice and education to reduce risk. The adviser also recognises and takes appropriate steps when enforcement action may be required. In this role, you’ll contribute to the aims of saving life, preventing injury, enhancing business continuity and protecting premises. As an apprentice, you’ll typically be employed by a fire and rescue service. You’ll undertake a diverse mix of essential work, including visits to a wide spectrum of businesses and joint visits with other agencies in order to actively support and promote business safety. You may also undertake proactive promotional work at events and reactive work after incidents to raise awareness of fire safety in the business community. As an ambassador of fire and rescue services, you’ll represent your organisation and will demonstrate excellent customer service skills.


Duration: 24 months

Relevant school subjects: English and maths

Entry requirements: ICT literate and two GCSEs in maths and English

Achievement upon completion: Level 3 (Advanced)—equivalent to A-levels

Potential salary upon completion: £21,000 per annum

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