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How is time invested in the promotion courses considered ?


CountryNo.remark
Austria100% work time
Belgium 100% work time
Remark:
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic 100% work time
Denmark100% work time
Estonia
Finlandit is not assessed as work time
France100% work time
Germany100% work time
Greece 100% work time
Hungary
International100% work time.
Ireland100% work time
Italy100% work time
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourg100% work time
Netherlands100% work time
Norwayit is not assessed as work time
Poland100% work time
Portugal100% work time
Slovakia
Slovenia100% work time
Spain a percentage of the invested hours are considered as work time.(specify percentage)
Swedenit is not assessed as work time
United Kingdom100% work time.


Are promotion courses certified and recognised by all other fire authorities ?


CountryNo.remark
AustriayesRemark:
BelgiumyesRemark:
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republicyes
Denmarkyes
Estonia
Finlandyes
Franceyes
Germanyyes
GreeceYes
Hungary
InternationalYes
Irelandyes
Italyyes
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourgyes
Netherlandsyes
NorwayyesRemark:
Polandyes
Portugalno
Slovakia
SloveniayesRemark:
SpainNoRemark:
Swedenno
United KingdomYes


Are promotion courses available for other than service personnel ?


CountryNo.remark
AustriaNo, they are restricted to the Service personnel
Belgium No, they are restricted to the Service personnel
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic No, they are restricted to the Service personnel
DenmarkNo, they are restricted to the Service personnel
Estonia
Finland No, they are restricted to the Service personnel
FranceNo, they are restricted to the Service personnel
GermanyNo, they are restricted to the Service personnel
Greece No, they are restricted to the Service personnel
Hungary
InternationalThere are no specific promotion courses. We do have promotional examinations which underpin or support the National progression courses at the Fire Service College.
IrelandYes, they are open for personnel from other authorities
Italy No, they are restricted to the Service personnel

Latvia
Lithuania
LuxembourgYes, they are open for personnel from other authorities
Yes, open for international assistants
NetherlandsYes, they are open for personnel from other authorities
Yes, open for international assistants
Remark:
NorwayYes, they are open for personnel from other authorities
PolandNo, they are restricted to the Service personnel
PortugalNo, they are restricted to the Service personnel
Other
Slovakia
SloveniaNo, they are restricted to the Service personnel
Spain No, they are restricted to the Service personnel
SwedenNo, they are restricted to the Service personnel
United KingdomThere are no specific promotion courses. We do have promotional examinations which underpin or support the National progression courses at the Fire Service College.


If promotion courses are available for foreigners, specify where and in what language.


CountryNo.remark
Austrianot applicable: promotion courses are not open for foreigners
BelgiumThere aren?t any promotion courses available for foreigners yet.
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech RepublicN/A: promotion courses are not open for foreigners
DenmarkN/A: promotion courses are not open for foreign countries
Estonia
Finlandno
Francenational and regional schools, in french
Germanynone
GreeceNo
Hungary
InternationalN/A: There are no specific promotion courses. We do have promotional examinations which underpin or support the National progression courses at the Fire Service College.
Irelandnot applicable
Italy-
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourgdepending on the students: in Luxembourg dialect, French or German
NetherlandsThe courses are given in the Dutch language, translation is possible but that is rather costly, but can in several cases be subsidised. At University level some courses are given in other language.
NorwayN/A: promotion courses are not open for foreign countries
Polandno
PortugalPromotion courses are not open for foreigner countries
Slovakia
SloveniaNot applicable, promotion courses are not available for foreigners.
SpainPromotion courses are internal and imparted by the own Services, so only personnel of them can participate such courses and not others.
SwedenN/A: promotion courses are not open for foreign countries
United KingdomN/A: There are no specific promotion courses. We do have promotional examinations which underpin or support the National progression courses at the Fire Service College.


Are promotion courses fulfilled in foreign institutes recognised or approved by the fire service ?


CountryNo.remark
Austriano
Belgiumno
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republicno
Denmarkno
Estonia
Finlandno
Franceno
Germanyno
GreeceNo
Hungary
InternationalNo
Irelandno
Italyno
Latvia
Lithuania
Luxembourgyes
Netherlandsyes
Norwayyes
Polandno
Portugalno
Slovakia
Sloveniano
SpainNoRemark:
Swedenno
United KingdomNo


Fitness requirements for promotion are different depending on:


CountryNo.remark
Austriaon the age range
Belgium Not taken into consideration during promotion assessments
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic on the age range
DenmarkNot taken into consideration during promotion assessments
Estonia
FinlandNot taken into consideration during promotion assessments
Francedepends of sexe and age
GermanyNot taken into consideration during promotion assessments
Greece Not taken into consideration during promotion assessments
Hungary
InternationalNot considered during promotion assessments.
Irelandthe rank
on the age range
ItalyNot taken into consideration during promotion assessments
Latvia
Lithuania
LuxembourgNot taken into consideration during promotion assessments
NetherlandsNot taken into consideration during promotion assessments
Norwaythe rank
PolandNot taken into consideration during promotion assessments
Portugalthe rank
Slovakia
Sloveniathe rank
on the age range
Spain rank and age range
SwedenNot taken into consideration during promotion assessments
United KingdomNot considered during promotion assessments.





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