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PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS

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The Fire Standards Board has been set up to oversee the identification, organisation, development and maintenance of professional Standards for fire and rescue services in England.

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Fire Investigation Fire Standard
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Safeguarding Fire Standard
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Community Risk Management Planning Fire Standard
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Code of Ethics Fire Standard
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Operational Response Fire Standards
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Emergency Response Driving Fire Standard
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Fire Standards Board’s Aim

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Emergency Response Driving Instructor Course out for consultation

The NFCC have been working with colleagues in the practitioner’s group, Driver Training Advisory Group (DTAG) to develop a course outline for Instructors, with supporting guidance to help services to achieve the Emergency Driving Response Fire Standard, which was published in February 2021. The NFCC now invite you all to provide feedback though a consultation on the course outlines for…

The Fire Standards Board launches the Data Management Fire Standard

The Fire Standards Board (FSB) has announced the launch of the twelfth professional Fire Standard; Data Management. The Data Management Fire Standard focuses on ensuring fire and rescue services can deliver excellence to the public by maximising the value of good quality and reliable data. One of the desired outcomes of the Data Management Fire Standard is that services will use data…

Developing the next Fire Standards

The FSB met on 9 September and agreed the next phase of development of Fire Standards. A further six Fire Standards are currently in development; envisaged by the Fire Standards Board to be delivered by the end of next year (2023). These Fire Standards, along with their proposed publication dates, are as follows: Leadership and People Fire Standards – December…

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