Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service currently run the National Fire Cadets Programme for 13-18 year olds (NB. young people must be 13-16 when recruited).
The aim of the Fire Cadets is to enable young people to gain skills, knowledge and positive experiences in a fun, safe and secure environment, whilst developing life skills and inspiring young people to make positive life choices about their futures.
Activities include: Practical Firefighting Drills, Fire Safety Awareness, Promoting Community Engagement, Fundraising, First Aid Awareness, Road Safety Awareness, Water Safety Awareness, Team-building Activities.
Cadets will also work towards gaining certification and accreditation.
The St Helens Cadets meet at Parr Stocks Fire Station on Tuesday evening from 6pm to 8pm
If you are interested in the Fire Cadets, or want more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Photo – Cadets in Merseyside take a break during a First Aid awareness session.