Firefighter Traineeship Proramme 2020

Traineeship Summary

Stipend: Basic Salary R163 948 per month

Ref: SS 1/20

Matric qualification (Mathematics and Physical Science preferred)

  • Must be 18 years and above
  • Must not suffer from fear of confined spaces or heights
  • Must be medically and physically fit
  • Must be able to work in a team and cope with stressful situations
  • Clear Criminal Record
  • Successful students must be available to start training on 1June 2020
  • Successfully complete the Firefighter 1, Firefighter 2, Hazmat Awareness, Hazmat Operations and First Aid Level 3 courses presented by the learning institution

Please Note:

Students need to pass a Fire and Rescue standard physical assessment comprising of the following:

  • Practical assessment comprising:
assessment Male Female
Height Reach Test 1.9m 1.9m
2.4 km run Complete under 11 min complete under 13 minutes
Pushups Complete 30 in 60 seconds Complete 20 under 60 seconds
Situps complete 30 under 60 seconds Complete 20 under 60 seconds
Dead load carry 2x25KG  over a distance of 100m 2x25KG  over a distance of 100m
  • Acrophobia and Claustrophobia tests.
  • Students must also pass a written assessment (Mathematics and comprehension), interview,medical evaluation and substance abuse test PRIOR to appointment.

Special conditions attached to the post:

  • Non-permanent contract position for duration of training
  • Students will only be appointed to permanent Learner Fire Fighter position on successful completion of the prescribed training programme
  • Required to wear a uniform and protective clothing.

How To Apply?

To be considered for these positions and participate in the assessments, applicants must follow the instructions as detailed below:

If your surname starts with Date
A, B, C, D, E 10 February 2020
F, G, H, I, J, 11 February 2020
K,L, M, 12 February 2020
N,O, P, Q 13 February 2020
R, S T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z 14 February 2020
53 Berkley Rd,Ndabeni(old abattoir premises) Gates close at 08:30 Strictly no late coming will be allowed
Original ID Document Recently certified copy of ID (not older than 6 months) Original Matric Certificate Recently certified copy of Matric certificate (not older than 6 months) Statement of results only accepted for 2019 Matriculants (original & certified copy) PT clothes, running shoes Participants to provide own refreshments for the day. Be prepared for all weather conditions.
No correspondence will be entered into with unsuccessful applicants or with third parties.

Closing Date: 14 February 2020

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