Fire training: what's new?

In line with the ODPM's framework for a modern fire service, the Fire Service College has been proactive in designing and developing new training programmes to meet the changing demands of Fire & Rescue Services.

The training and procedures section of the government's New Dimension Project team is based at Moreton. Roger Graham QFSM, MIFireE, is the lead officer for the College team liaising with them to ensure the development and delivery of courses that will train F&RS personnel in the skills to manage modern incidents and to operate new specialist appliances and equipment.

With 35 years service in local fire authority, Roger retired as Deputy Chief Fire Officer in 1997. …

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