Learning new skills every day

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What you need

Entry requirements for Fire Staff Sergeant:

At least a diploma from a local polytechnic

Physically fit and can pass the IPPT

Good hearing and eyesight (maximum 400 degrees per eye)

Able to distinguish major colours

At least 1.63m tall

A minimum chest measurement of 79cm (deflated)

Weigh at least 57kg

Career progression for Airport Emergency Officers:

Fire Lance Corporal

Fire Corporal

Fire Sergeant

Fire Staff Sergeant (Starting rank for diploma holders)

Fire Warrant Officer

Senior Fire Warrant Officer Successful candidates will be on probation for six months. During this period, they will undergo the three-month Basic Airport Firefighter Course at the Singapore Aviation Academy (SAA). This will be followed by on-the-job training and/or any other core functional training deemed necessary to meet the required competencies.

After this initial training phase, officers will be deployed to Changi Airport, Seletar Airport or one of the military airbases in Singapore. Over time, they may also be sent to the Fire Safety Unit and the SAA as part of their career development.

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