Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service

NIFRS Cadet Scheme

There are five Cadet Branches in operation across Northern Ireland at the following locations:
  • Bangor Fire Station
  • Belfast – Learning & Development Centre Boucher Crescent
  • Cookstown Fire Station
  • Lisburn Fire Station
  • Newry Fire Station

Recruitment is completed annually by each Branch between April and July for applicants who are starting School Year 11 in September.


Application criteria will apply and potential applicants must satisfy one of the following:       

  • Live in the District/Area or
  • Go to school in the District/Area or
  • Have a sibling who attends the Scheme in question at the time of application

Complete the expression of interest and a member of NIFRS will contact you and provide details of how to apply.

Cadet Firefighters Scheme - Expression of Interest

Name *

Address *

Daytime Telephone Number *

Mobile Phone Number

e-mail address for contact

Age/Date of Birth *

Information You Require *

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