Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service currently run the National Fire Cadets Programme in a number of fire stations across Merseyside for 13-17 year olds.
The aim of the Fire Cadets is to enable young people to gain skills and knowledge and have positive experiences in a fun, safe and secure environment, while developing life skills and inspiring positive life choices about their futures.
- Practical Firefighting Drills
- Fire Safety Awareness
- Promoting Community Engagement
- First Aid Awareness
- Road Safety Awareness
- Water Safety Awareness
- Team-Building Activities
Cadets also work towards gaining certification and accreditation.
See some of our recent Cadets' activities here
There are currently five Fire Cadet units in Merseyside:
- Wirral – Wallasey Fire Station (Thursdays 6-8pm)
- St Helens – St Helens Fire Station (Tuesdays 6-8pm)
- Sefton – Bootle & Netherton Fire Station (Wednesdays 6-8pm)
- Liverpool – Croxteth Fire Station (Tuesdays 6.15–8.45pm)
- Sefton - Southport Fire Station (Wednesdays 6.15-8.15pm)
Youth Engagement Team
Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service