Common Recruitment Questions
Becoming a firefighter today raises a lot of questions and some of the answers can be difficult to find. We have listed below the most common questions we get asked on a regular basis and hope these answer most of yours. We are constantly adding to this list, so please check back on a regular basis.
All applicants need an appropriate level of colour perception. Individuals with either normal colour vision or slightly abnormal green colour vision are usually suitable for appointment to the fire and rescue service. The recommended test procedure uses the Ishihara test. We recommend you visit your local optician and let them know you are considering applying to become a firefighter, they will then advise you accordingly.