We are proud to be part of the Welsh Apprenticeships Programme, which provides valuable opportunities for apprentices to develop work related skills and experiences, and gain a qualification.  The scheme also allows apprentices to play an important role in helping us provide a service to our communities.  

The Apprenticeship scheme will give you the opportunity to:
  • Gain experience with a reputable employer in a large organisation
  • Develop work related skills that will increase your employment possibilities for the future
  • Achieve the Foundation Apprenticeship Level 2 followed by the Level 3 Apprenticeship qualification
The benefits of this Apprenticeship include:
  • Access to our on-site gym facilities
  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Free parking in our on-site car park
Our Commitment

We are committed to helping you get ahead. We recognise that starting a new job can be both exciting and daunting, that’s why we’ve put a support package in place to help you get to know us and feel confident in your work.

From the moment that you start with us, you’ll know that we take your wellbeing seriously:

  • You will receive a thorough Induction, designed to help you get to know and understand how we work
  • You will have a detailed work plan which has been developed to ensure that you get a range of valuable work experiences with us
  • You will be allocated a coach, dedicated to ensuring that you have all of the support that you need to be able to perform effectively
  • At the end of the two-year scheme, we will provide you with guidance on finding work and competing within recruitment processes
Your commitment

All employees of the Service are required to observe and promote the Service’s Core Values.

Welsh Language Skills:

We are committed to being able to support Welsh speakers and provide quality services through the medium of Welsh.

All documentation is available in both English and Welsh and we welcome communication in either language. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably.

Working with us:

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service is committed to making our communities the safest place to live, work and visit.  In order to achieve this, we know that we need to invest in attracting, retaining and developing the best people for every position across the organisation.

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service believes in the value of a diverse workforce. We proactively encourage applicants from all backgrounds in order to represent the communities we serve.

We don’t currently have a Firefighter Apprenticeship Scheme.  For information about our Firefighter job roles please visit our Firefighter Roles webpage.

Any further enquiries please contact the recruitment team on 01443 232200 or contact us


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