Firefighter Experience Day at Aberystwyth Fire Station

Join us at Aberystwyth Fire Station for an exciting session filled with hands-on experiences and insights into the world of firefighting.

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is responsible for providing emergency response cover to nearly 12,000 square kilometers - almost two-thirds of Wales. On-Call Firefighters are an essential part of our Service and your community - 75% of our Fire Stations are crewed entirely by On-Call Firefighters.

If you've ever considered becoming a Firefighter, attending one of our Experience Days is a great way of helping you make an informed decision before applying.

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Saturday April 20th

Sessions at 10am-12pm or 2pm-4pm

During the session, you'll have the opportunity to try on the firefighting kit, learn how to assemble equipment and take part in a practical exercise. The Aberystwyth Fire Station crew will also be on hand to answer any questions and give an insight into life as a Firefighter.

Our Firefighter Experience Day will include:

  • an overview the role of a modern-day firefighter
  • trying on the firefighting kit and equipment
  • the various aspects of the recruitment process
  • the importance of fitness and maintaining fitness
  • the various types of equipment and PPE
  • career pathways and role maps