Dates for on-call firefighters courses

Dates of when we are running courses and assessments for new recruits.

January 2022 course

Psychometric assessments: Must be completed and passed online by midnight on Friday 12 November 2021.

Practical assessments: Saturday 20 November 2021 – Didcot Fire Station

Medicals: Anytime from 21 November 2021 to the end of December 2021

Interviews: Anytime from time of passing psychometrics but must be completed by 31 December 2021

PPE and workwear measuring – Wednesday 8 December 2021 - Kidlington HQ – 4 pm

Contract start date and PPE workwear and issue afternoon – Tuesday 11 January 2022 – Kidlington HQ – 4.00 – 7 pm.

Induction weekend – Saturday and Sunday 22 and 23 January 2022 – Witney Fire Station 09.00 – 17.00

Pre-course training evenings (three in total, all to be attended): To be organised locally to be completed by 31 January 2022

Initial course

Week commencing 31 January 2022 - Monday – Friday, Didcot Fire Station 09.00 – 17.00, although this depends on the numbers of recruits

Week commencing 7 February 2022 – Monday – Friday, Didcot Fire Station 09.00 – 17.00, although this depends on the numbers of recruits.

September 2021 course

Psychometric assessments: Must be completed and passed online by midnight Friday 19 June 2021.

Practical assessments: Saturday 26 June 2021 – Didcot Fire Station – could be two sessions

Medicals: Anytime from 19 June to the end of July

Interviews: Anytime from passing psychometric assessments but must be completed by end of July 2021.

PPE and workwear measuring – Wednesday 14 July 2020 - Kidlington HQ – 4 pm

Contract start date and PPE and workwear afternoon – Tuesday 17 August 2020 – Kidlington HQ – 4.00 – 7 pm.

Induction weekend – Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 August 2021 – Witney Fire Station 09.00 – 17.00

Pre-course training evenings (three in total, all to be attended): to be completed between 1 and 15 June To be organised locally to be completed by 13 September 2021

Initial course

Week commencing 13 September 2021 - Monday – Friday, Didcot Fire Station 09.00 – 17.00, although this depends on the numbers of recruits

Week commencing 20 September 2021 – Monday – Friday, Didcot Fire Station 09.00 – 17.00, although this depends on the numbers of recruits.

June 2021 course

Bristol PPE cannot be worn until after 1 June 2020.

Psychometric assessments: Must be completed and passed online by midnight on Friday 12 March 2021.

Practical assessments: Saturday 20 March 2021 – Didcot Fire Station – could be two sessions

Medicals: Anytime from 20 March to the end of April

Interviews: anytime from passing psychometric assessments but must be completed by end of April

PPE and workwear measuring – Wednesday 7 April 2021 - Kidlington HQ – 4 pm

Contract start date and PPE workwear afternoon – Tuesday 11 May 2021 – Kidlington HQ – 4.00 – 7 pm.

Induction weekend – Saturday and Sunday 15 and 16 May 2021 – Witney Fire Station 09.00 – 17.00

Pre-course training evenings (three in total, all to be attended): To be organised locally to be completed by 7 June 2021

Initial course

Week commencing 7 June 2021 - Monday – Friday, Didcot Fire Station 09.00 – 17.00, although this depends on the number of recruits

Week commencing 14 June 2021 – Monday – Friday, Didcot Fire Station 09.00 – 17.00, although this depends on the number of recruits.