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Breathing Apparatus Instructor


Gloucester, GB, GL51 6SP

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:            Breathing Apparatus Trainer 
Location:            Staverton
Compensation:  £45,000 plus accomdation and food can be provided whilst delivering
Role Type:         2 year fixed term contract
Role ID:             SF55256


At Babcock we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Breathing Apparatus Trainer at our Staverton site.


The role


As a Breathing Apparatus Trainer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. It will provide opportunities to grow and develop your career, achieve a healthy work life balance and to be recognised for the great work you do.


Day to day, you’ll be responsible for delivering and assessing a variety of courses. These courses are core to the role of a firefighter. You will be delivering courses that look at modern-day firefighting techniques, in a variety of scenarios that will mean every operational firefighter will have the knowledge and skills to attend dynamic incidents safely.


The course is set up to deliver 2 day training sessions with a mximum of 6 days in a row. You are only scheduled to work 206 days a year from the available 260 working days plus you will receive an addtional annual leave allownace on top of this. 


  • Deliver training courses and conduct feedback to a professional and consistent standard in accordance with LFB requirements. 
  • Maintain own subject and professional competence in accordance with organisational requirements
  • Pilot new initiatives in training when required
  • Accurate completion and prompt submission of all relevant course documentation


Essential experience of the Breathing Apparatus Trainer:


  • Experience of teaching, coaching, assessing and/or presenting to groups of adults preferable but not essential. 
  • Fire related background/ experience would be a distinct advantage. 
  • People who are passionate, adaptable, and engaging

Qualifications for the Breathing Apparatus Trainer:



  • If non fire related background ideally you will be a trainer with an Assessing and Training Qualification at Level 3 or above (not essential as this can be obtained through the company)
  • Additional desirable qualification ( positive pressure ventilation instructor ) as well as th Bai and CFBTi

The successful candidate must be able to achieve BPSS security clearance level for this role.


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Contributory pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

Babcock International 

For over 130 years Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. 


If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.


Closing date: 29/02/2024


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