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Programme duration

Apprenticeships should last for at least a year, with most fire service apprenticeships taking up to 24 months:

Apprenticeship Typical duration
Operational Firefighter 24 months
Business Fire Safety Adviser 24 months
Community Safety Adviser 12 to 18 months
Emergency Service Contact Handling 12 months
Fire Safety Inspector 24 months
Fire Safety Engineer 60 months