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Firefighter Development Trainer


London, GB, E13 8RY

Onsite or Hybrid:  OnSite

Job Title:             Firefighter Development Trainer
Location:             Greater London - Park Royal, Harrow or Plaistow
Compensation:   £40,618 - £42,200 + Benefits 
Role Type:          Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:              SF57469

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 Firefighter Development Trainer at one of our London sites.
The role
 As a Firefighter Development Trainer, you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. You'll have opportunities to grow and develop your career, achieve a healthy work life balance and to be recognised for the great work you do. Please note no prior training experince is required as we will look to develop you into the role. 
Day to day, you’ll be responsible for delivering and assessing a variety of courses for the London Fire Brigade (LFB). 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.


  • 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

All our Firefighter Trainers deliver at our two London based venues,  Park Royal in the west and Beckton in the east. 

Essential experience of the Firefighter Development 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 Firefighter Development Trainer

If you are from a 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)
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain BPSS security clearance level for this role.
What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Matched contribution 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 a century Babcock  has 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. 


We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header ‘Reasonable adjustments requirement’. 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: 25/07/24



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