Tshwane University of Technology Firefighter School
A professional firefighter within the South African environment requires specialised training in order to perform competently in his/ her job. In this regard, a potential firefighter must acquire knowledge and skills that are provided as part of the various skill programmes.
Courses Offered At Tshwane University of Technology Firefighter School
The Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) also provides various academic courses including-
Diploma in Fire Technology;
Advanced Diploma in Fire Technology;
B Tech/ Postgraduate Diploma in Fire Technology;
Master in Fire Technology, and
PhD in Fire Technology.
Admission Requirement Tshwane University of Technology Firefighter School
A Senior Certificate or an equivalent qualification with an E symbol at Standard Grade for Mathematics and Physical Science and a D symbol at Standard Grade for English, or an E symbol at Higher Grade. Prospective students must be employed by an approved fire or emergency service.
A number of applicants not employed by the emergency services will also be considered, subject to the availability of training space at the Tshwane Metropolitan. These applicants will be required to pass the physical and medical fitness tests prescribed by the emergency services.
Selection criteria: Applicants without Mathematics and Physical Science will be selected for admission based on the successful completion of a potential assessment and a science skills knowledge test.