Surrey County Fire Fighters

The Surrey County Fire Fighters Service requires new recruits to undergo fitness assessments as part of the recruitment process. Below is some information about the fitness requirements and standards. This information is presented for discussion and may be out of date - for the latest information see official sources. See also other UK Fire Departments.

Assessment Tests

Applicants must complete a practical and physical assessment

Practical: Applicants will be tested in the five different areas listed below. In order to reach the standard, applicants must be successful in all five tests. All five of the practical tests will be conducted in the full fire kit.

Physical: Applicants will be tested in the three different areas listed below.

information from May 2007

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