Leader

Collapse

Announcement

Collapse

Firehouse.com Forum Rules & Guidelines

Forum Rules & Guidelines

Not Permitted or Tolerated:
• Advertising and/or links of commercial, for-profit websites, products, and/or services is not permitted. If you have a need to advertise on Firehouse.com please contact [email protected]
• Fighting/arguing
• Cyber-bullying
• Swearing
• Name-calling and/or personal attacks
• Spamming
• Typing in all CAPS
• “l33t speak” - Substituting characters for letters in an effort to represent a word or phrase. (example: M*****ive)
• Distribution of another person’s personal information, regardless of whether or not said information is public knowledge and whether or not an individual has permission to post said personal information
• Piracy advocation of any kind
• Racist, sexual, hate type defamatory, religious, political, or sexual commentary.
• Multiple forum accounts

Forum Posting Guidelines:

Posts must be on-topic, non-disruptive and relevant to the firefighting community. Post only in a mature and responsible way that contributes to the discussion at hand. Posting relevant information, helpful suggestions and/or constructive criticism is a great way to contribute to the community.

Post in the correct forum and have clear titles for your threads.

Please post in English or provide a translation.

There are moderators and admins who handle these forums with care, do not resort to self-help, instead please utilize the reporting option. Be mature and responsible for yourself and your posts. If you are offended by another member utilize the reporting option. All reported posts will be addressed and dealt with as deemed appropriate by Firehouse.com staff.

Firehouse.com Moderation Process:
Effective immediately, the following moderation process will take effect. User(s) whose posts are determined by Firehouse.com staff to be in violation of any of the rules above will EARN the following reprimand(s) in the moderation process:
1. An initial warning will be issued.
2. A Final Warning will be issued if a user is found to be in violation a second time.
3. A 3-day suspension will be issued if the user continues to break the forum rules.
4. A 45-day suspension will be issued if the user is found to be a habitual rule breaker.
5. Habitual rule breakers that have exhausted all of the above will receive a permanent life-time ban that will be strictly enforced. Reinstatement will not be allowed – there is no appeal process.

Subsequent accounts created in an effort to side-step the rules and moderation process are subject to automatic removal without notice. Firehouse.com reserves the right to expedite the reprimand process for any users as it is deemed necessary. Any user in the moderation process may be required to review and agree to by email the terms and conditions listed above before their account is re-instated (except for those that are banned).

Firehouse.com reserves the right to edit and/or remove any post or member, at any time, for any reason without notice. Firehouse.com also reserves the right to warn, suspend, and/or ban, any member, at any time, for any reason.

Firehouse.com values the active participation we have in our forums. Please ensure your posts are tasteful and tactful. Thank you very much for your cooperation.
See more
See less

American Firefighter in the U.K.

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • American Firefighter in the U.K.

    My fiance is a UK citizen and her family all live in Scotland. She wants to move back to Scotland to be close to her dieing mother. Well I told her I would do it as long as I could be a firefighter over there. My question is, does anyone know if they accept IFSAC, ProBoard, or DOD certifications? What about National Registry for EMT? Do they only allow U.K. Citizens to work in Fire and EMS?

    We are getting married middle of next year so I should be able to apply for U.K. citizenship after that. Not sure how long it will take to get once applied for.

    Any answers or direction to where I can find answers would be appreciated.

  • #2
    Lasko, haven't seen any replies for you, but here is some info late as it is.....
    In the UK they don't use international certs, they have their own system. Everyone starts as a FF and works their way up, you can't jump into the system as a new guy and into a higher position regardless of your background. The system is almost country run, once your in you may be under a region for leadership, but it's all the same system. You would need citizenship, or at least the equivalent of the green card. Positions are like in the us, to many candidates and to little openings. You will find it very hard to get a position. You may have to go through their academy as well. Pay isn't good either, but the retirement isn't bad. If you plan on staying for 20+ years, it's no different then in US you can have a retirement, but taxes in the UK I think are much worst then the U.S......good luck

    Comment

    300x600 Ad Unit (In-View)

    Collapse

    Upper 300x250

    Collapse

    Taboola

    Collapse

    Leader

    Collapse
    Working...
    X