Fire Training Instructor – Serco – Darlington



Serco are currently recruiting for a Fire Training Instructor to join our team at the International Fire Training Centre. The main purpose of this appointment is to enable others to learn firefighting and fire fighter leadership techniques through presentations, demonstration and instruction. Additionally, the post holder will be required to assess the performance of candidates using a range of methods. Included in this role is a requirement to take responsibility for the management of students and design, development, evaluation, and improvement of course materials in accordance with client requests, professional and regulatory standards.

Responsibilities of the role

Carry out any allocated tasks in accordance with QMS procedures or accepted best practice.

Manage the delivery of sector specific training programmes in accordance with QMS procedures Marine, Offshore, Industrial)

Manage non sector specific training programmes in accordance with QMS procedures Breathing Apparatus Instructor, Train the Trainer, First Aid)

Support the delivery of aviation training programmes in accordance with QMS procedures

Assess students’ performance against recognised standards using a range of methods

Take Responsibility for personal development to broaden the type and range of courses that can be delivered by the individual.

Design andSercoa develop training programmes in response to business and client needs

Provide students/sponsors with follow up reports and action plans in the agreed format

Maintain equipment in accordance with recognised procedures

What I need to do the role?

Supervisory Fire Service qualification

Minimum L3 teaching qualification

A1 (TAQA) assessing qualification or equivalent

Technical understanding of fire and rescue techniques

Offshore, Industrial and/or Marine fire fighting background

IT – MS Office

Strong communicator

Confident in groups

High literacy


Why Serco

Meaningful and Vital Work – Everyone in our Defence business has an important role to play in the smooth operation of the UK’s Armed Forces. Whether you’re joining us from the military or from a civilian background, you’ll take great pride in supporting the military and the care we take of our defence customers.

A World of Opportunity – With over military contracts here in the UK and a wide variety of roles, Serco can offer excellent opportunities for progression, whether that’s in Defence or in another part of our multi-sector business. We also support our teams with a range of training and accreditations.

Great People – Within Serco you’ll find diverse and inclusive people that are driven by the same can-do attitude and values of Care, Trust, Pride, and Innovation. We are proud of who we are as individuals – and of how we come together as one team.

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