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The CDAU Firefighting vocation has played a crucial role since its formation in 2006, responding to fire and rescue incidents alongside SCDF regulars. Previously consisting only of volunteers with prior experience in firefighting and rescue, this vocation will now be opened to volunteers who are prepared to undergo the required training.


Without Prior Experience With Experience in Firefighting & Rescue
Auxiliary Firefighter
  • Auxiliary Firefighter
  • Auxiliary Fire & Rescue Section Commander
  • Auxiliary Fire & Rescue Deputy Rota Commander
  • Auxiliary Fire & Rescue Rota Commander
16 week CDAU Firefighter Course at Civil Defence Academy
Training sessions will be held on 2 weekday nights and 1 Saturday morning per week
  • To build a strong foundation in firefighting skills and rescue techniques
  • Trainees are required to pass all modules in the course
Refresh knowledge and skills on hydrant operations, firefighting, usage of the Breathing Apparatus, USAR and Hazmat


Applicants should possess the following criteria:

  • Singapore Citizen
  • Age between 18 to 35 years old
  • Physcially and mentally fit
  • Male applicants must be PES A or PES B
  • Applicants are required to pass IPPT/NAPFA
  • Male applicants must have completed National Service
  • Minimum of 5 GCE 'O' Level credits, GCE 'A' Level, Higher Nitec or Polytechnic Diploma
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be notified for interview



All officers will be deployed to fire stations for duty upon completion of their training. They are required to serve a minimum of 2 hours per duty and a total of at least 16 hours of duty per month.


Contact person(s): Mr Ian Ng Lik Keong
Email Address:
Telephone: (65) 6848 3411
Fax: (65) 6289 4401

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