Initially the students will complete a 12 week course studying for the BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Industrial Emergency Fire and Rescue Services Operations. During this period the candidates will also complete Functional Skills at level 2 in English, Mathematics and ICT. In addition they will complete the workbook for Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR). This will take place at HCFE and through site visits to various CFB Risk Management Asset Protection operations.
On successful completion of the above programme and subject to probationary review the apprentices will progress onto a placement within one of CFB Risk Managements Asset Protection Teams. This will be for a 12 month period in order to gain work experience and competence to complete the Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Industrial Emergency Fire services Operations. During this period candidates will also complete the workbook for Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS).