Excellerate Course

elite logoWhy not join us on our next Excellerate Course?

We work in partnership with Elite to target young people, aged 16 – 19 year old, who are currently not in employment, education or training.

The Excellerate course runs three days a week (Monday – Wednesday) for three weeks. On this course you:

  • will be able to achieve a BTEC level 2 Award in Fire and Rescue Services in the Community
  • will receive £150 incentive payments based on attendance (£50 Cash on week 2 for 100% attendance, £100 vouchers for 100% attendance for week 3)
  • can speak to and receive advice and mentoring on completion to identify next steps
  • may also be provided with a bus pass to help you to attend

The course is a balance of both classroom and practical Fire Brigade drills. Throughout the course you will cover:

  • the role of the fire service in the community
  • firefighter drills
  • health and safety
  • team work skills
  • communication skills

The current course will begin on Monday 23 September 2013 at Redcar Community Fire Station, and will finish on Wednesday 9 October 2013. The dates attendance is required are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday:

  • 23rd, 24th and 25th September
  • 30th September, 1st and 2nd October
  • 7th, 8th and 9th October

Want to find out more? Please call Daniel Smith on 07725 956569 email dsmith@clevelandfire.gov.uk to arrange an interview. Interviews should take no longer than 30 minutes.

Please note

  • This course is ESF funded through Elite, as such, if you have been previously funded for an Elite programme you may not qualify
  • Benefits can still be claimed whilst on the programme

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