SOCIO.ECONOMICS | FIRE SERVICE | REQUIREMENT TO JOIN F.S. | TRAINING | RECRUIT. TRAIN | PERMANENT REFRESHER TRAIN |
NEW TECHNIQUES TRAIN | SPECIAL TRAIN | SPECIALITY


FIRE FIGTHER CAREER
- TRAINING -
General | Instructors | Permanent education



Do the Fire Service provide firefighters with permanent education ?


CountryNo.remark
Austriano
Belgiumhardly
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech RepublicYes. In foreign languages and computing
Denmarkno
Estonia
Finlandno
Franceyes
Germanyno
GreeceOnly for the Fire Officers
For the fire-fighters only proffesional experience
Hungary
InternationalYes, In computing, etc. It is variable, dependant upon role.
IrelandyesRemark:
Italyyes
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourgno
NetherlandsYes. In foreign languages, computing and anything that develops an employee in his/her qualification for a job (complying with the development policy at national and local level)
Norwayno
PolandyesRemark:
Portugalyes
Slovakia
SloveniayesRemark:
SpainNoRemark:
SwedenyesRemark:
United KingdomYes, In computing, etc. It is variable, dependant upon role.


Is permanent education free of charge for firefighters?


CountryNo.remark
Austriano
Belgium Yes
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic Yes
DenmarkN/A: the fire service does not provide firefighters with permanent education
Estonia
Finlandno
Franceyes
Germanynot applicable: permanent education is not provided
Greece Yes
Hungary
International Partially subsidized by the service
IrelandPartially subsidized by the service
ItalyYes
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg-
NetherlandsPartially subsidized by the service
NorwayN/A: the fire service does not provide firefighters with permanent education
PolandPartially subsidized by the service
PortugalYes
Slovakia
SloveniaYes
Spain Yes
SwedenN/A: the fire service does not provide firefighters with permanent education
United Kingdom Partially subsidized by the service



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