After basic training

After basic training

After Basic Rescue Training (BRT), you will be assigned to a suitable vocation before being posted to a unit. If you perform well and demonstrate leadership potential during BRT, you will be selected to attend the Section Commander Course (SCC) at the Civil Defence Academy. Regardless of the vocation that you are assigned to, you will play an important role in the defence of our nation.

Some examples of vocations include:

  • Fire and Rescue
  • Medical
  • Special Rescue
  • Provost
  • Infocomms
  • Support & Technician
  • Transport & Logistics

Leadership courses

Rota Commander Course (RCC)

If you have been selected as an Officer Cadet, you will participate in the RCC where you will be groomed to fill various command and staff positions within the Singapore Civil Defence Force.

Section Commander Course (SCC)

In this course, you will undergo the training of a Fire and Rescue Specialist. You will be competent in the operational role of a Section Commander as well as confident, disciplined and effective as a leader. Outstanding graduates from the SCC will have the opportunity to be considered for crossover to the RCC.