Welcome to FRS Development...

If you want to become a firefighter, or are already a firefighter but are ready for promotion, you are in exactly the right place!

We provide the most up to date information and guidance to help you to start and progress your career as a Firefighter.

Take our ‘Are you ready to become a Firefighter?’ Quiz on the left to find out if you are cut out for a firefighter career. At the end you can share it on Facebook to see how your friends do- which of you are really firefighter material?!

This website will give you all the specialist help you need for your application to succeed. Our workbooks and resources are full of useful tips and practice exercises which are designed to give you the advantage over your competition.

We have 15 years’ experience of working with Fire & Rescue Services to identify staff potential. This expertise puts us in the perfect position to help you get the most out of your fire service career. We know what you need to do to become an excellent Firefighter (or if you’ve already achieved this, an excellent manager!) We help you to develop your skills, strengths and personal potential in line with what the FRS wants and needs.

If you aren’t sure where to find specific information, we’d recommend heading for the ‘Ask a Question’ page. This will direct you to some of the answers to the most frequently asked questions.

After that, if you have any questions or you’re considering applying for a firefighter vacancy then get in touch via our 'Contact Us' page.

Whether we are delivering personalised feedback on your performance or you are working through one of our practical workbooks, our help will make you the very best candidate you can be. Once you’ve achieved that, your career will never look the same again

Life as a Firefighter


Firefighter & Promotion Q&A

Ever wondered what it is really like to be a Firefighter Well we have answered some of the top questions you ask, such as..

How tall do you have to be to be a Firefighter?

Read the answers to these and more in our Firefighter or Promotion Q&A