promote and assist the training and
development of UK FRS personnel

scholarship awards

We are keen to support the development of people who can support the Trust’s objects; particularly where students might be discouraged from studying for financial reasons.

Successful candidates to receive up to 100% of the costs of tuition fees for the academic study year, where the total value does not exceed £2,500

Up to 100% of the costs of tuition fees total value does not exceed £2,500

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small project grant scheme

We are keen to support fire and rescue services and their partners and affiliates with small projects that meet the objects of the Trust and that for a variety of reasons, might not be funded otherwise.

The minimum project grant is £1,000 and the maximum £30,000 provided over a maximum of two years.

The minimum project grant is £1,000 and the maximum £30,000
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Here you can find details of events sponsored or delivered by the Trust or other organisations. If you would like to have an event listed here please contact us.

learning and development materials

In our own small way, we would like to support your learning and development by sharing information that you might find useful. As this site grows, we hope to add more links to great information sources, so do please come back from time to time and revisit.

If you have documents, reports, presentations or links you would like us to list here, please just get in touch and help us to support the UK FRS still further. All information provided will respect copyright restrictions. info@firetrust.info



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THe INcident Command Skills (THINCS)

Phil Butler of Cardiff University paints us a picture of his busy working landscape whilst working on behalf of the National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) to undertake his project to further evaluate THe INcident Command Skills (THINCS) behavioural marker system for the...

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The Trust appeared at the Emergency Services Show this year for the first time.  Jim Owen tells us why the Trust were there and how things went. Why did the Trust attend the Show? "We think the Show is the premier annual exhibition for the Blue Light Services and...

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HOW CAN WE BETTER PROTECT FIREFIGHTERS? Dr Alan Richardson: Physiological, Immunological and Contaminant Monitoring of Firefighters and Instructors Dr Alan Richardson from the University of Brighton knows how firefighters and fire instructors go through considerable...

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