Changing educational requirements mean a very different FRS…


The educational requirements for UK public services have changed continually over the last decade or so. However, there has been nothing to compare with the shift in requirements being introduced to the police and FRS. Complex role Recognising the complex role that the police now play in society, by 2020 constables will need to have […]

New year, new communities

Home safety check

As we enter a new year, it’s time to reflect not only on the tragedies of the recent past but also some of the successes. As part of wider safety and health agendas, the FRS has been remarkably adaptable to its role. New year opportunities Looking over the past two decades, firefighters have helped reduce […]

2017: a big year

2017 is just around the corner. The Artemis team wants to thank everyone who helped to make 2016 such a memorable year for us. Student success in 2017 First and foremost, thank you to our students. Whether aspiring to join the FRS or already serving, you’re the reason we run our courses. The satisfaction we […]

Fires in heritage buildings: what can be done?

Once blazes in heritage buildings take hold, it seems that there’s little that can be done. The Royal Clarence Hotel in Exeter on October the 28th this year was the most recent example of this. In the last 30 years, there have been many incidents in heritage buildings. These include Hampton Court Palace (1986), Uppark House […]