Emergency ServicesWork Experience

NSW Fire & Rescue Work Experience

Work Experience with us allows school students the opportunity to develop industry-specific skills and generic work skills in an authentic work environment.

Where: Fire and Rescue NSW Emergency Services Academy, Orchard Hills
Duration: 4 days (Monday to Thursday)
Hours: 8am – 4pm

By providing a work experience program, FRNSW assists schools to prepare young people for the workplace by providing meaningful workplace learning opportunities.

Topics include:

  • roles and responsibilities of FRNSW, including specialist areas such as Hazmat, Rescue and Fire Investigation units
  • occupational health and safety
  • FRNSW employment conditions and recruitment information
  • fire behaviour and firefighting techniques
  • smoke awareness and fire safety information
  • understanding and using fire extinguishers
  • teamwork and communication
  • hose and hydrant and pump operation drills
  • safe driving (theory).

Download the Information Pack including Application Forms here (PDF).

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